Is NYC's Future Sustainable?
APR 19, 2017 | 6:30 PM TO 8:00 PM
The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
1201: Elebash Recital Hall
April 19, 2017: 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Gotham Center for NYC History
Ted Steinberg, author of Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York, talks about the environmental impact of the city’s growth, and the limits of “sustainable” planning.
Michael Sorkin (City College, CUNY), award-winning president and founder of Terreform, a non-profit dedicated to just and sustainable urbanism, shares his recommendations for a greener Big Apple. Nilda Mesa (Columbia University), reflects on her experiences as NYC’s first Director of Sustainability, and the challenges ahead. Janet Babin, Economic Development Reporter with New York Public Radio WNYC, moderates.