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plaNYC: Goals for 2030


for Members

plaNYC: Goals for 2030

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

Presented by Green Science and Environmental Policy Discussion Group and the Environmental Sciences Section


The New York Academy of Sciences is proud to present this event in partnership with the Office of the Mayor. The presentations will focus on Open Space; Green Buildings, Energy Efficiency, and Climate Change Mitigation; and Adaptation to Climate Change. Each presenter will speak on aspects of the recently announced plaNYC initiative to be followed by a panel discussion.

  • Laurie Kerr

Senior Policy Advisor
New York City Mayor's Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability

  • Ariella Rosenberg

Senior Policy Advisor on Sustainability
Mayor's Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability

  • Jack T. Linn

Assistant Commissioner
Department of Parks and Recreation

    The Office of the Mayor's plaNYC initiative is designed to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing New York City in the next 25 years. The goals under the opeNYC moniker aim to adapt the city to its ever increasing population; projected to increase by one million by 2030. The maintaiNYC goals will attempt to update the city's aging infrastructure; especially energy, transportation and water supply. Finally, greeNYC, sets forth four goals for the city's environment including cleaner air, water and land

    Click the link for more information on plaNYC and its 10 goals for 2030.