plaNYC: Goals for 2030
Tuesday, June 5, 2007
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
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.