Category Archives: Sustainability in the News

9/21 People’s Climate March

As is noted on the People’s Climate March Website: “In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global … Continue reading

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The National Climate Assessment: Northeast Region

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Climate Change is Here

The consequences of the erratic weather patterns that accompany climate change don’t just stop at a loss in comfort – they have the potential to manifest into survival threats in the form of drought, flood, and heat waves that have … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Climate Change?

The levels of concern for Climate Change come in varying degrees – the extent, to which individuals are willing to engage in sustainable behaviors and the motivations behind said behaviors, differ from person to person. What makes people take notice … Continue reading

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Climate Change

With every passing season the threats that climate change presents become more evident. The Baruch community itself experienced the devastating effects of climate change when Hurricane Sandy ripped through the streets of New York. Hurricane Sandy left hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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