Town Meeting: How Can New York Survive Congestion and Climate Change?

A town meeting on creating a sustainable New York in the era of global warming.

Find out what’s ahead for New York City and what it means for you. Featuring:

  • Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President
    "Green Politics, Green Buildings"
  • Rohit Aggarwala, head of the Mayor’s brain trust on sustainability
    Plan for a Sustainable New York: Challenges, Goals, Strategies
  • Councilwoman Gale Brewer
    Political Realities in the City Council and Current Transportation Initiatives
  • Stephen Hammer, Ph.D., expert on urban energy and environmental policy
    Beyond NYC: How other cities are Meeting the Challenges of Sustainability
  • Q&A following the presentation — raise your concerns and make suggestions

Prepared with assistance from the School of International and Public Affairs’ Center for Energy, Marine Transportation and Public Policy, Columbia University.