Designing a Carbon Neutral New York - Session 3
One critical area for discussion is the idea of maintaining equity in the context of carbon reduction. Too often the development and implementation of environmental policies do not fairly reach and engage with a full spectrum of the population in the city. This session examines how designers and planners can support efforts towards creating a more sustainable city that is inclusive of all people. The panel will consist of city agencies and advocacy organizations that tackle carbon reduction related issues through an equity lens.
New York, NY
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
1) Participants will learn about how their work as designers and planners can support efforts towards creating a more sustainable city that is inclusive of all people.
2) Participants will gain an understanding of the unique ways that carbon pollution affects housing sectors, transportation, and environmental planning.
3) Attendees will be informed of current City programs and the advocacy efforts of non-profits, which will help inform design and planning efforts.
Danny Pearlstein, Dara Yaskill, Cynthia Herrarra
New York Chapter of ASLA
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