Is New York’s Future Sustainable? A History of Environmental Impact, and Planning for More Growth

Ted Steinberg, author of Gotham Unbound, talks about the environmental history of greater New York, 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 for WNYC, moderates.











When: Wed., April 19, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave.
212-817-7000
Price: Free
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Ted Steinberg, author of Gotham Unbound, talks about the environmental history of greater New York, 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 for WNYC, moderates.