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Climate Action Week at The New School

Monday, September 22, 2014

The New School demonstrates our commitment to climate action and our solidarity with people converging on New York City for the historic People’s Climate March on September 21 with a week-long series of events focused on climate change.

The New School’s Climate Action Week includes a diverse set of programming directed towards the university and wider community for enriched learning and engagement opportunities, scholarship, innovation and creativity, solidarity and collective action, and highlighting New School’s values around climate justice and action.

Please visit our event calendar for registration to events and detailed information about all activities: 

University Center Sustainability Tour - September 16 at 3:00 pm.

Climate Action Week: Reporting on Climate Change: A Workshop for Journalists - September 16 at 6:00 pm.

On the Rise: Global and Local Front-line Communities and the Climate Crisis - September 16 at 7:00 pm.

- Building Product Ecosystems: Launching a Framework for Progress - September 17 at 6:00 pm.

- Naomi Klein: This Changes Everything. Capitalism vs. The Climate - September 18 at 6:00 pm.

Pop-Up Workshops in Union Square Green Market - September 19 at 10:00 am.

"Disruption" Encore Screening - September 19 at 8:00 pm.

- Climate Action Week: Building Climate Justice & Community Resilience with Paloma Pavel, Carl Anthony and Guests - September 20 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

- Climate Action Rally - September 20 at 12:00 pm.

"The Carbon Foodprint": How the New School is Reducing its Impact - is cancelled but please visit the University Center Cafe at 63 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor, for information on New School green dining services- September 20 at 1:00 pm.

"Urban Farmers" Documentary Screening - September 20 at 2:00 pm.

- Climate Action Week: Rally Address from Bill McKibben - September 20 at 4:30 p.m.

- #FRACK OFF: Indigenous Women Leading Media Campaigns to Defend our Climate - September 20 at 5:00 pm.

- The New School Marches at the People's Climate March - September 21 at 9:30 am.

- People's Climate Justice Summit Livestream and Workshops - September 22 at 9:00 am.

Making Cities3: Innovation, Incubation, Inclusion Dean's Panel - September 22 at 10:00 am.

CO2lonialism and Climate Justice: An Indigenous Worldview - September 22 at 6:00 pm.

- Making Cities3: Innovation, Incubation, Inclusion Dean's Panel - September 24 at 10:00 am.


Climate Action Week at The New School is co-sponsored by the New School for Public Engagement, the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban PolicyParsons The New School For Design, Tishman Environment and Design Center, and the Sustainable Cities Club.

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