SepTEMBER 20, 2018

USL Contributes to a Government Study of Flood Risks in NYC

Researchers from USL are working with NYC’s Department of Environmental Protection and the Mayor’s Office on a $1.8M interdisciplinary study of flood risks.


September 10, 2018

Cape Town Conference on Urban Biodiversity and Food Security

The URBIO 2018 Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, will address Urban Biodiversity and Food Security in the context of today’s most urgent socio-environmental problems.


February 26, 2018

Timon McPhearson Joins Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Timon McPhearson was recently nominated by Future Earth and the Stockholm Resilience Centre to serve as an author of the IPCC Assessment Report.


January 25, 2018

Painting with Invasive Pigments

USL Director Timon McPhearson was quoted in a recent PNAS article on Brooklyn-based artist Ellie Irons, who uses pigments derived from invasive species, or what she calls “spontaneous urban plants.”


November 30, 2017

Dimensions of Political Ecology

Katinka Wijsman, together with Melissa Davidson (ASU) and Erin Friedman (CUNY), is organizing a session at the Dimensions of Political Ecology conference in March in Lexington, Kentucky.


November 12, 2017

Graduate Research Opportunities

The Urban Systems Lab at The New School is pleased to offer two Graduate Research Fellowship positions and two Graduate Research Associate positions this year through our NSF-funded URExSRN project.


October 18, 2017

USL to Host NYC Nature Goals 2050

On October 19, 2017, the Urban Systems Lab will host NYC Nature Goals 2050. These goals articulate what people want from nature and why.


October 11, 2017

New York’s Future in a Changing Climate

USL is partnering with Climate Nexus and the Tishman Environment and Design Center on a new conversation series about the future of New York City.


September 20, 2017

Everything Water 3.0

On September 19, 2017, The Center for Architecture in New York City held a panel on pressing issues related to water at the regional scale.