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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April 4, 2020

The Future of Food is Here Today

GreenHomeNYC Forum on Sustainable Food Trends   By Pamela Berns   As the saying goes, we are what we eat. In addition to being the basis for our very survival, food is important to human beings on many levels, from psychological to cultural, from aesthetic to economic. Yet some of the stats on food’s relation. Read more…

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March 17, 2020

New Music Video Sings Out for the Planet

    Inspired by the Environmental Movement, Boyan Slat & The Ocean Cleanup project, and teenager activist Greta Thunberg, composer Martin Vejarano created “Stop Go.” This new music video, performed by the Cumbia River Band, is an energetic and danceable invitation for environmental action around the world. “It conveys an urgent message and proposes a paradigm shift,” says. Read more…

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March 2, 2020

Green Careers Recap: Corporate Social Responsibility

By Jonathan Oriondo   Pictured Left to Right: Emily Taubenblatt (moderator), Judith Albert, Julie Jack, and Ashley Hartman   On Tuesday, January 14, GreenHomeNYC organized the first Green Careers panel of the year. This time, we got to hear from three people about what it’s like be employed in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility.. Read more…

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February 25, 2020

{Green Careers} Smart City Sustainability with Data driven Metrics & IOT

Join us for our March 2020 Green Careers meeting for a panel discussion + Q&A with individuals who work in data and the internet of things. The future is a connected world, and a connected world can be a sustainable world. With the Internet of Things, we can now collect data from the physical environment. Read more…

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February 7, 2020

GreenHomeNYC Forums Catwalk: The Bridge to a Sustainable City

GreenHomeNYC Forums Catwalk: The Bridge to a Sustainable City   By Melanie Mason   To kick off 2020, GreenhomeNYC hosted the annual Green Catwalk, where we heard from a diverse group of speakers on their roles in the sustainability sphere. From pre-war buildings to glass skyscrapers to electric cars and charging stations, the speakers brought. Read more…

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January 30, 2020

Green Building Tours – Team Open House and Get Together

  The fun thing about sustainability is that it is real, and it is evident throughout NYC, sometimes right under your very nose! It is more obvious in recycling and composting centers, and centers of innovative manufacturing… and less so in subtle design elements like rain gardens, white painted roofs, and the architectural and engineering. Read more…

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January 29, 2020

Green Careers: Resume Workshop

Join us for Green Careers’ Resume Workshop on February 11th!   During timed sessions with resume critics, you’ll receive constructive, personalized feedback on how to present your skills and experience in the best way possible. How It Works: At this workshop we’ll have timed sessions with resume critics, during which you’ll receive constructive, personalized feedback. Read more…

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