“Since NYU is a “city in miniature” – with apartment buildings, offices, laboratories, gyms, and classrooms all part of its portfolio – I hope that some successes I will share today can serve as a model for other entities as the state moves forward with climate change legislation.”
– Cecil Scheib, Assistant Vice President for Sustainability, NYU
Last week, AVP Cecil Scheib testified before the New York State Senate Committee on Environmental Conservation at a hearing on the Climate and Community Protection Act.
Read the full testimony to learn more about NYU’s carbon reduction goals and how they relate to this New York State legislation.
NYU’s MLK Week is just around the corner. As you reflect on what Martin Luther King, Jr. has contributed to society, consider some suggestions we have compiled for how you can also give back and make our world a better place too.
Here at the Office of Sustainability we can’t believe 2018 is coming to an end! This year, we raised the bar in our pursuit of making NYU one of the greenest urban campuses. Check out some of our highlights for 2018. Read more
Last week I sat on the EcoReps Sustainability Abroad panel and had a chance to think back about my time abroad in Sydney. Almost two years ago I wrote an exaggerated “tell-all” Sustainablog post highlighting my first impressions of sustainability in Sydney. It was really interesting to look back and reflect on those impressions as I have continued to think about sustainability here in New York. Read more