Ozone regulations fall short of CUER, CUNY students recommendations

The Environmental Protection Agency finalized new ground-level ozone regulations October 1, bringing the standard closer to what is necessary to protect human health, but still to weak in the eyes of many environmental and public health…

Overconsumption and Climate Justice

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CUER and the CUNY Law Green Coalition held a lively discussion at the CUNY School of Law on September 25, providing students a unique international perspective on our country’s consumption practices and global warming impacts. The…

Queens environmental group honors CUER’s Professor Bratspies

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The Eastern Queens Alliance recently honored CUER Director Rebecca Bratspies at its annual Idlewild Wetland and Wildlife Benefit and Award Luncheon. This year’s theme, “Our Communities Matter,” resonated throughout the afternoon, as community activists discussed a…

Environmental Justice on the Cutting Edge – A Conversation with Dean Robert Bullard

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Join CUER on March 20th for an evening conversation about environmental justice featuring Dr. Robert Bullard.

(VIDEO) Transforming Brooklyn’s Urban Backwater: Perspectives on the Gowanus Canal

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, … hosted at the CUNY School of Law. View the videos below…

Professor Bratspies Lecturing on The Human Right to a Healthy Environment

The 2014 Santa Clara Journal of International Law Symposium: “Environment and Human Rights Law” Friday, January 24, and Saturday, January 25, 2014 Williman Room, Benson Center Santa Clara University Hosted by Santa Clara Law, the Santa…

Video: Tales From Our Trash

Watch the video of the conversation with Dr. Robin Nagle, author of Picking Up and anthropologist-in-residence with the New York City Department of Sanitation…

Tales from Our Trash: Sanitation Workers, Sustainable Cities, and the Value of Knowledge

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Join us for a conversation with Dr. Robin Nagle, author of Picking Up and anthropologist-in-residence with the New York City Department of Sanitation; Commissioner John J. Doherty, NYC Dept. of Sanitation; Mierle Ukeles, artist-in-residence with the…

Act Now! Environmental Conference

The Alliance for Climate Education has posted a wonderful (and short) video shot at CUER’s June 6th Act Now! Conference. Read the article here. Photos and Video below…

CUER Hosts Multigenerational Environmental Conference

On June 6, 2013, CUNY School of Law’s Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) is hosting “Act Now: Environmental Activism Conference,” a conference for both youth and adults to connect with climate and environmental activists, leading…