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SUMMER WORKSHOP ARCHIVE

Summer Workshop Projects, 2004-2019

  • Saving America's Pollinators Act of 2019: H.R. 133: Report | Video

  • Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act of 2019: Report | Video

  • SAVE Right Whales Act of 2019: H.R. 1568: Report | Video

  • Creation of a Department of Sustainability and Climate Change and Repealing Section 20 of Chapter 1 of the NYC Charter: Int 1399-2019:  Report Video

  • Coastal Communities Adaptation Act: H.R. 1317: Report | Video

SUMMER 2019

  • Safeguarding America’s Future and Environment Safe Act: Report Video

  • Strengthening the Resiliency of Our Nation on the Ground Act: Report | Video

  • The Groundwork USA Trust Act 2015: Report | Video

  • Clean Distributed Energy Grid Integration Act: Report | Video

  • Get the Lead Out Act of 2016: Report | Video

SUMMER 2016

  • H.R. 764, The Coastal State Climate Change Planning Act: Report | Video

  • Public Land Renewal Energy Development Act of 2013: Report | Video

  • S.332: Climate Protection Act of 2013: Report | Video

  • Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act (H.R. 996): Report | Video

  • Safety and Fraud Enforcement for Seafood Act: Report | Video

  • S.1120: Provides Small Businesses with Grants to Commercialize Energy and Environmental Technology Innovations In‐State: Report | Video

SUMMER 2013

  • H.R. 5019: Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010: Report | Video

  • S. 2993: Solar Roofs and Solar Water Heating Act of 2010: Report | Video

  • S. 1933: Natural Resources Climate Adaptation Act: Report | Video

  • Reducing Emissions From Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (REDD Plus) via the Copenhagen Accord: Report | Video

  • H.R. 4715: The Clean Estuaries Act of 2010: Report | Video

SUMMER 2010

  • The Convention on Biological Diversity: Report

  • S.309, The Global Warming Pollution Reduction Act: Report

  • The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact: Report

  • H.R. 21 The Ocean Conservation, Education and National Strategy for the 21st Century: Report

  • H.R. 1945: Energy For Our Future Act: Report

SUMMER 2007

  • Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety: A Report on Policy Analysis, Program Design and Implementation: Report

  • HR 3446 Yellowstone Buffalo Preservation Act: Report

  • Clean Power Act of 2003: Report

  • Solid Waste Alternative Technologies Program: A Solution for New York City’s Garbage Problem: Report

  • State of New York’s Public Surface Water Supply Protection Act: Report

SUMMER 2004

  • H.R. 1674: Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act: Report | Video

  • AB 1705B: New York State Clean Energy Technology Production Program: Report | Video

  • S. 958: Coral Reef Sustainability Through Innovation Act of 2017: Report | Video

  • H.R. 3444: The Food Recovery Act of 2017: Report | Video

  • H.R. 4417: The Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2017: Report | Video

SUMMER 2018

  • American Natural Gas Security and Consumer Protection Act: Report | Video

  • S.27: The Wildlife Trafficking Enforcement Act of 2015: Report | Video

  • Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act of 2015: Report | Video

  • S3625. New York State Healthy and Green Procurement Act: Report | Video

  • H.R. 291: Water in the 21st Century Act: Video

SUMMER 2015

  • H.R. 258: The Chesapeake Bay Accountability and Recovery Act of 2011: Report | Video

  • Oil Pollution Environmental Review Act (H.R. 52): Report | Video

  • New York State Senate Bill S 6892: “The High-volume Hydraulic Fracturing Waste Tracking Program”: Report | Video

  • Water Infrastructure Sustainability and Resilience Act of 2011 (H.R 2738): Report | Video

  • Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2011: Report | Video

  • An Act Concerning the Reclassification of Trash-To-Energy Facilities as Class I Renewable Energy Sources: Report | Video

SUMMER 2012

  • Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009 S.171: Report | Video

  • Great Lakes Collaboration Implementation Act: Report | Video

  • American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009: Report | Video

  • H.R.669: Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act: Report | Video

  • H.R. 890: American Renewable Energy Act: Report | Video

SUMMER 2009

  • S. 510: Electronic Waste Recycling Promotion and Consumer Protection Act: Report

  • H.R. 2864 Water Resources Development Act of 2006: Report

  • Energy Policy Act 2005 H.R. 1640: Report

  • Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: Report

  • Global Network for Avian Influenza Surveillance Act (GNAIS): Report

SUMMER 2006

  • Secure and Resilient Water Systems Act: Report | Video

  • Creation of an Energy Efficiency Program for Businesses: Report | Video

  • Wildlife Innovation and Longevity Driver (WILD) Act: Report | Video

  • National Forest Ecosystem Improvement Act of 2017: Report | Video

  • To Prohibit Operation of Aquaculture Facilities that Contribute to Pollution of Wild and Scenic Rivers: Report | Video

SUMMER 2017

  • H.R. 765: Water Infrastructure Resiliency and Sustainability Act of 2013: Report | Video

  • Appalachian Communities Health Emergency Act (or the ACHE Act): Report | Video

  • S.1205 Local Energy Supply and Resiliency Act of 2013: Report | Video

  • Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2013 (H.R. 69): Report | Video

  • Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act: Report Video

  • H.R 2424 the Community Parks Revitalization Act: Report | Video

SUMMER 2014

  • H.R. 594: The Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2011: Report | Video

  • H.R. 66 Waste-to-Energy Technology Act of 2011: Report | Video

  • Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act: Report | Video

  • S 4178 New York Solar Development and Jobs Act of 2011: Report | Video

  • H.R. 965 : Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act: Report | Video

SUMMER 2011

  • Solar Energy Research and Advancement: Report

  • Global Warming Wildlife Survival Act: Report

  • Title VII of the Water Resources Development Act: Report

  • The Climate Change Adaptation Act: Report

  • Twenty-First Century Water Commission Act of 2008: Report

SUMMER 2008

  • Climate Change & The Clean Development Mechanism: Report

  • S.730 Mercury Emission Act of 2005: Report

  • The Marine Debris Research Prevention and Reduction Act: Report

  • H.R. 274 Solid Waste Interstate Transportation Act 2005: Report

  • Safe Water Currency for Peace Act of 2005: Report

SUMMER 2005

 

FALL WORKSHOP ARCHIVE

Fall Workshop Projects, 2004-2018

  • Saving America's Pollinators Act of 2019: H.R. 133: Report | Video

  • Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act of 2019:Report | Video

  • SAVE Right Whales Act of 2019: H.R. 1568: Report | Video

  • Creation of a Department of Sustainability and Climate Change and Repealing Section 20 of Chapter 1 of the NYC Charter: Int 1399-2019:  Report Video

  • Coastal Communities Adaptation Act: H.R. 1317: Report | Video

FALL 2019

  • Safeguarding America’s Future and Environment Safe Act: Report | Video

  • Strengthening the Resiliency of Our Nation on the Ground Act: Report | Video

  • The Groundwork USA Trust Act 2015: Report | Video

  • Clean Distributed Energy Grid Integration Act: Report | Video

  • Get the Lead Out Act of 2016: Report | Video

FALL 2016

  • H.R. 764, The Coastal State Climate Change Planning Act: Report | Video

  • Public Land Renewal Energy Development Act of 2013: Report | Video

  • S.332: Climate Protection Act of 2013: Report | Video

  • Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act (H.R. 996): Report | Video

  • Safety and Fraud Enforcement for Seafood Act: Report | Video

  • S.1120: Provides Small Businesses with Grants to Commercialize Energy and Environmental Technology Innovations In‐State: Report | Video

FALL 2013

  • H.R. 5019: Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010: Report | Video

  • S. 2993: Solar Roofs and Solar Water Heating Act of 2010: Report | Video

  • S. 1933: Natural Resources Climate Adaptation Act: Video

  • Reducing Emissions From Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (REDD Plus) via the Copenhagen Accord: Report | Video

  • H.R. 4715: The Clean Estuaries Act of 2010: Report | Video

FALL 2010

  • The Convention on Biological Diversity: Report

  • S.309, The Global Warming Pollution Reduction Act: Report

  • The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact: Report

  • H.R. 21 The Ocean Conservation, Education and National Strategy for the 21st Century: Report

  • H.R. 1945: Energy For Our Future Act: Report

FALL 2007

  • Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety: A Report on Policy Analysis, Program Design and Implementation: Report

  • HR 3446 Yellowstone Buffalo Preservation Act: Report

  • Clean Power Act of 2003: Report

  • Solid Waste Alternative Technologies Program: A Solution for New York City’s Garbage Problem: Report

  • State of New York’s Public Surface Water Supply Protection Act: Report

FALL 2004

  • Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2017 (H.R. 4417): Report | Video

  • Food Recovery Act of 2017: Report | Video

  • Coral Reef Sustainability Through Innovation Act of 2017 (S. 958): Report | Video

  • The New York State Clean Energy Technology Production Program: Report | Video

  • Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act (H.R. 1674): Report | Video

FALL 2018

  • American Natural Gas Security and Consumer Protection Act: Report | Video

  • S.27: The Wildlife Trafficking Enforcement Act of 2015: Report | Video

  • Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act of 2015: Report | Video

  • S3625. New York State Healthy and Green Procurement Act: Report | Video

  • H.R. 291: Water in the 21st Century Act: Video

FALL 2015

  • H.R. 258: The Chesapeake Bay Accountability and Recovery Act of 2011: Report | Video

  • Oil Pollution Environmental Review Act (H.R. 52): Report | Video

  • New York State Senate Bill S 6892: “The High-volume Hydraulic Fracturing Waste Tracking Program”: Report | Video

  • Water Infrastructure Sustainability and Resilience Act of 2011 (H.R 2738): Report | Video

  • Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2011: Report | Video

  • An Act Concerning the Reclassification of Trash-To-Energy Facilities as Class I Renewable Energy Sources: Report | Video

FALL 2012

  • Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009 S.171: Report | Video

  • Great Lakes Collaboration Implementation Act: Report | Video

  • American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009: Report | Video

  • H.R.669: Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act: Report | Video

  • H.R. 890: American Renewable Energy Act: Report | Video

FALL 2009

  • S. 510: Electronic Waste Recycling Promotion and Consumer Protection Act: Report

  • H.R. 2864 Water Resources Development Act of 2006: Report

  • Energy Policy Act 2005 H.R. 1640: Report

  • Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: Report

  • Global Network for Avian Influenza Surveillance Act (GNAIS): Report

FALL 2006

  • Preserve Fishing on Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (H.R. 962): Report | Video

  • An Analysis of the National Forest Ecosystem Improvement Act of 2017 (S. 879): Report | Video

  • The Strategic Invasive Species Prioritization and Planning Program (S. 826): Report | Video

  • Creation of an Energy Efficiency Program for Businesses (Int. 1515): Report | Video

  • Advancing U.S. Drinking Water Security and Resiliency (H.R. 1579): Report | Video

FALL 2017

  • H.R. 765: Water Infrastructure Resiliency and Sustainability Act of 2013: Report | Video

  • Appalachian Communities Health Emergency Act (or the ACHE Act): Report | Video

  • S.1205 Local Energy Supply and Resiliency Act of 2013: Report | Video

  • Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2013 (H.R. 69): Report | Video

  • Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act: Report Video

  • H.R 2424 the Community Parks Revitalization Act: Report | Video

FALL 2014

  • H.R. 594: The Coastal Jobs Creation Act of 2011: Report | Video

  • H.R. 66 Waste-to-Energy Technology Act of 2011: Report | Video

  • Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act: Report | Video

  • S 4178 New York Solar Development and Jobs Act of 2011: Report | Video

  • H.R. 965 : Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act: Report | Video

FALL 2011

  • Solar Energy Research and Advancement: Report

  • Global Warming Wildlife Survival Act: Report

  • Title VII of the Water Resources Development Act: Report

  • The Climate Change Adaptation Act: Report

  • Twenty-First Century Water Commission Act of 2008: Report

FALL 2008

  • Climate Change & The Clean Development Mechanism: Report

  • S.730 Mercury Emission Act of 2005: Report

  • The Marine Debris Research Prevention and Reduction Act: Report

  • H.R. 274 Solid Waste Interstate Transportation Act 2005: Report

  • Safe Water Currency for Peace Act of 2005: Report

FALL 2005

 

SPRING WORKSHOP ARCHIVE

Spring Workshop Projects, 2005-2019

  • Assessing Infrastructure and Financial Requirements of Affordable Water and Wastewater Services in Rural U.S. Communities: Report | Video

  • IFAW x IUCN: World Conservation Congress 2020: Report | Video

  • Global Restoration Initiative Policy Analysis: Report | Video

  • Recommending Energy Efficiency Program Design Changes to NYSERDA: Report | Video

  • Translating science into policy: A Global Transformation towards 1.5 °C: Report | Video

SPRING 2019

  • Replicable and Scalable Urban Sustainability Solutions: Report | Video

  • Creating a Strategy for Education on the Critical Issues of US Water: Report | Video

  • Sustainability for Competitiveness: Business Case Development: Report | Video

  • CITES CoP 17: Making it a Success: Report Part 1 | Report Part 2 Video

  • The Hurricane Sandy Charitable Organization and House of Worship Recovery Task Force: Recommendations for Preparedness, Recovery, and Resiliency: Report | Video

SPRING 2016

  • Development of a GIS and Remote Sensing based Integrated Decision Support Tool for Water Resources, Environmental Sustainability, and Validation of Safe Water Stations Siting: Report | Video

  • Climate Justice- Research for the World Resources Institute: Report | Video

  • The Future of PlaNYC: An Urban Sustainability Benchmarking Study & Recommendations for PlaNYC’s Success Post-Bloomberg: Report | Video

  • Advancing Education for Sustainable Development: Designing a Pilot Program for the Park Slope Education Complex: Report | Video

  • Assisting Congress to Better Understand Environmental Justice: Report | Video

  • Energy Crisis: Reducing Rising Energy Demands through Tree-Based Conservation Programs: Report | Video

SPRING 2013

  • Human Impacts on Biodiversity Conservation: Report | Video

  • Evaluating Environmental Justice Strategies in Federal Agencies: Report | Video

  • Sustainable Water in Abu Dhabi: Report | Video

  • Understanding New York City’s Food Supply: Report | Video

  • Evaluating Climate International Change Regime Possibilities: Report | Video

SPRING 2010

  • Maintenance Funding: Recommendations for the South Bronx Greenway: Report

  • Green Building for Affordable Housing in Manhattan: Report

  • Power to the People: Promoting Micro-Investment in Distributed Generation in the European Union: Report

  • Waste to Energy: A Possibility for Puerto Rico: Report

  • Bridging the Gap: Tools for Conservation and Development: Report

SPRING 2007

SPRING 2018

  • Quantifying the Financial Costs to Communities of Handling/Preventing Trash in Waterways: Report | Video

  • Natural Resources Defense Council’s Urban Solutions Program: Report | Video

  • Assessing incentive program models to advance energy efficiency in NYC multifamily buildings: Report | Video

  • Implementation plan for the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (ADQCC): Report | Video

  • Developing policies and legal frameworks to incentivize forest protection: Report | Video

  • Climate Change Strategies for Raritan Headwaters Association: Report | Video

SPRING 2015

  • Identifying corporate and stakeholder communities to collaborate on Climate Change with The World Federation of the United Nations Associations: Report | Video

  • Measuring and Reducing Greenhouse Gasses in NYC’s Communities: Report | Video

  • Conducting a feasibility study for Patagonia Sur Foundation: Report | Video

  • Managing Food Waste in the Urban Environment: Report | Video

  • Building the First Sustainability Rating System for Local Governments: Report | Video

SPRING 2012

  • Payments for Environmental/Ecological Services: Report

  • Retrofitting NYC Apartments for Energy Efficiency: Report

  • Long-Term Ecosystem Management Options for Gateway National Park: Report

  • Reducing a National Organization’s Impact on Climate Change: Report

  • Renewable Energy Payments (REPs) Policies for the USA: Report

SPRING 2009

  • Community Wind Development: Report

  • Corruption & Environmental Degradation A project for: Transparency International: Report

  • Electronic Waste in New York City: Implementing Extended Producer Responsibility in the Big Apple: Report

  • The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme: An Evaluation of its Design and Administration: Report

  • Sustainable South Bronx: Greening an Industry: Report

SPRING 2006

  • Upstream Emissions of Coal and Gas: Report | Video

  • Microgrid Integration in New York: Challenges and Opportunities: Report | Video

  • A Blueprint for Green and Affordable Housing in NYC: Report | Video

  • The New York City Water Hub: Catalyzing an Emerging Industry: Report | Video

  • Increasing Awareness of and Support for Integrated Approaches to Conservation for the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust: Report Video

SPRING 2017

  • Evaluating the effectiveness of NY’s solar incentive programs in reaching an economically diverse residential customer base: Report | Video

  • Sustainable Economic Development through Entrepreneurship Opportunities and Assets and Higher Education: Report | Video

  • Analysis of New York City Department of Sanitation’s Residential Enrollment Programs: Report | Video

  • The Restructure of the Governance and Financial Regimes of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey: Report | Report | Video

  • Promoting Energy Efficiency in New York State Government Buildings: Report | Video

  • Building Resilience to Natural Disasters on the Rockaway Peninsula: Report | Video

SPRING 2014

  • Promoting Private Investment in the Protection of Wetlands: Report | Video

  • Sustainable Redevelopment of the Port of Gulfport: Report | Video

  • High School for Sustainability: Report | Video

  • Enhancing the Feasibility of Electric Vehicles in New York City: Report | Video

  • The Evolving Role of Climate Policies in Development: Report | Video

SPRING 2011

  • EPA Region II Act Locally: Report

  • Ocean Observing and Emergency Management: Report

  • Sustainable South Bronx: Report

  • UN Food Programme and Climate Change in West Africa: Report

  • The Potential Role of Biofuels in New Jersey: Report

SPRING 2008

  • Battery Park City Authority: Green Retrofitting & Environmental Efficiency Now: Report

  • Transporting New York City to a Sustainable Future: Report

  • Solid Waste Alternatives for New York City: Report

  • Reducing Transaction Costs of GHG Abatement: Report

  • Water Quality Problems and Solutions in Jamaica Bay: Analyzing the Role of Wastewater: Report

SPRING 2005

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