May 30, 2020

DON’T FORGET TO REQUEST YOUR BALLOT FOR THE JUNE NEW YORK PRIMARY ELECTION!

The New York State Presidential Primary is ON, and a number of important elections will take place in counties around NY State and in districts throughout NYC. You can vote by mail, only if you request an absentee ballot by June 16.   On June 10, 2020, GHNYC will host a virtual Forum on the upcoming elections. Read more…


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May 28, 2020

Monthly Forum: Sustainability in the 2020 Election Cycle (Virtual Edition)

  Confused about our upcoming NYS, NYC and Federal primary elections? Do you know the deadlines to vote early or by mail? What is the “Green New Deal,” anyway? Which candidates have strong pro-environment voting records? Join GreenHomeNYC at this month’s Forums event for a panel discussion + Q&A with professionals who work in policy. Read more…


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May 26, 2020

VOTER REGISTRATION FOR NEW YORK’S JUNE PRIMARY ELECTION ENDS THIS WEEK!

The New York State Presidential Primary is ON, and a number of important elections will take place in counties around NY State and in districts throughout NYC. Vote-by-mail, early voting, and in-person voting will all be available.   BUT YOU MUST BE REGISTERED!   On June 10, 2020, GHNYC will host a Forum on the. Read more…


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May 25, 2020

Don’t Miss Green Careers for Non-STEM—May 26 at 6:30pm

Speaker Preview: Judith Albert   Along with three other experts, Judith Albert will join GreenHomeNYC online on Tuesday, May 26 to explore the green career paths for non-STEM professionals. Judy’s own green career path certainly didn’t begin with a STEM education.  She holds a degree in Latin American Studies and has practiced law. She worked. Read more…


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May 17, 2020

{Green Careers} May – Sustainability for non-STEM

Join us for our May 2020 Green Careers webinar for a panel discussion + Q&A with individuals who work in sustainability that do not have STEM degrees. So you don’t have a STEM degree, but you want a career in sustainability? Green careers in New York are expected to increase in demand over the coming. Read more…


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May 9, 2020

Monthly Forum: Virtual Edition – Quantifying Climate Change

Quantifying the effects of climate change can be a daunting task to even the brightest scientific minds! To help demystify this complex topic, GreenHomeNYC is bringing leading climate change experts together to discuss their most recent efforts around quantifying our changing environment, and what it means for New York City.     Date: Wednesday, May. Read more…

May 2, 2020

Learn about Passive House at our Virtual Tour of Wythe Windows Factory

Join our virtual factory tour of Wythe Windows, makers of Passive House level high-performance windows—manufactured locally and distributed nationally. Learn about Passive House and the role of super high performance windows in meeting these standards.   The window is often the weakest part of the building envelope—it’s where much of the thermal losses, air leakage, and. Read more…


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April 22, 2020

Viewpoint: Stop Saying that Coronavirus is Good for the Planet

Here are real ways that New Yorkers can help.   By Matthew Hayek   The turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has us yearning for a silver lining. Many have pointed to clear skies and wildlife returning to cities as inspiring signs that the economic slowdown is giving mother earth the chance to breathe. However,. Read more…


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A Prescient Message: “Emergency Room” Art Installation by Andy McWilliams

By Pamela Berns   When artist Andy McWilliams was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, he saw a clear parallel between the urgency of a his own personal health crisis and the global urgency of climate change. As a result, he created his 2016 art installation “Emergency Room.” As the world tackles the challenges of COVID19,. Read more…


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April 9, 2020

A Special Message to Our Community

  All of us at GreenHomeNYC wish you safety and resilience as we all continue to learn ways to stay in community. While we plan for our future online programming and our return to the in-person events you know us for, we will continue to stay in touch. Watch for announcements on our website and. Read more…


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