Friday, September 11, 2009

Green Brooklyn...Green City Workshops Announced!

Thursday, September 24, leave work early or go in late and smarten up...
Join CENYC at Green Brooklyn…Green City, a city-wide event attracting residents from all 5 boroughs to a full day fair and symposium, where attendees can learn first-hand from local experts about the many ways New York City is creating a more sustainable future.

The State of the Climate (12pm – 1pm) Featuring
Dr. Radley Horton, Columbia University and the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
Hugh Hough, The Climate Project
Dr. William Solecki, Hunter College

Green Your Business (1:30pm-2:30pm) Featuring
Andrew Kimball, President of the Brooklyn Navy Yard
Representative from Green Depot
Vanessa Knight, Director of Sustainable Business Network of New York City

Local vs. Organic: And Why We Care (3pm-4pm) Featuring
Michael Hurwitz, Director of Greenmarket
Anna Lappe, bestselling author of Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet
Justone Bossert, Red Jacket Orchards.

Don’t forget to bring your textiles for recycling and reuse! They might even get turned into artwork during a day-long interactive art project by Derick Melander. The event is sponsored by National Grid, TD Bank, Waste Management and Village Voice, official media sponsor. Learn More.

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