Making New York City a more accessible place for mothers enhances the economic and social status of women, especially single mothers and female heads of households. This not only reduces the economic burden of childcare but also improves the job prospects of motherhood.
New York City Archives - State of the Planet
In regulating the sharing economy, remember that sharing is an asset for the sustainable city.
A new smartphone app offers hope of stemming the spread of diseases like Lyme, and providing some peace of mind in the process.
Evelyn Reis is a student in the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program and is returning to school after almost 30 years at the NYC Department of Sanitation.
Both our governor and mayor need to place public service above political gain to save our mass transit system.
A student shares her first-hand experience of the devastating storm, and discusses how New York City is building resilience—and how it could do better.
To be a competitive global city we must become a sustainable city, and we need our governor and mayor to put their political differences aside to address problems of housing and mass transit.
There’s a lot we don’t know about respiratory viruses and how they spread. A study currently underway seeks to unravel these mysteries, in part by studying people who are healthy enough to be walking around in Manhattan.
In a new study, researchers have mapped out a large variety of discarded pharmaceuticals dissolved throughout the Hudson River. They say that in some places, levels may be high enough to potentially affect aquatic life.
Student-led projects offered sustainability advisory services to three organizations in New York during the Fall 2017 semester.