Public Programs And Events

Climate Action Week: Climate Action Rally

Climate Action Week: Climate Action Rally

The Auditorium, Room A106, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
General Public 

The Climate Action Rally is an opportunity for the New School community to come together as we prepare to participate in the People's Climate March. The day will include: 

10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.– Climate Action Week: Building Climate Justice & Community Resilience with Paloma Pavel, Carl Anthony and Guests

12:30-1:00 p.m.– Kick off to the Climate March 

1:00-2:00 p.m.– Appearance by New School mascot Gnarls the Narwhal 

1:00-5:00 p.m.– Sign Making, Info Tables, "Why I'm Marching" Photo Booth 

1:00-3:00 p.m.– "The Carbon Foodprint": How the New School is Reducing its Impact

2:00-4:00 p.m.–"Urban Farmers" Documentary Screening and Discussion

4:00-5:00 p.m.– Rally Address from Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org

5:00-7:00 p.m.– #FrackOff Indigenous Women Leading Media Campaigns to Defend our Climate

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. As a leader and official endorser of the March, 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. 

This event is co-sponsored by the New School for Public Engagement, the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, Parsons The New School For Design, the Tishman Environment and Design Center, and the Sustainable Cities Club.



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