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What’s up New York,

We’re expecting cooler temperatures thanks to a drop in humidity this weekend, but that doesn’t mean you can forget sunscreen or your water bottle.❀️‍πŸ”₯

Enjoy a workshop about the future of sustainable living with The Climate Museum as part of the upcoming Take Care Series from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council on August 21st. πŸƒπŸ 

Grab a pal and head down to Roxy Cinema this weekend, to watch a screening of the uncut original film Friday the 13th.🎟️😱

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change scientists say New Yorkers can still help stop devastating climate change by pressuring policymakers.πŸŒπŸ’–

A delicate restoration process is sweeping across green spaces, revealing glossy NYC statues and landmarks, thanks to the City Cleanup Corps.🌳🌞

The responsibly sourced and eco-friendly Putting Green golf course is educating New Yorkers as they enjoy mini-golf in Brooklyn. β›³πŸŒοΈβ€β™€οΈ

Turn your love for the environment into positive action by signing up to be a Parks Department Super steward or volunteer. πŸͺ΄πŸ˜‡

The city is using oysters to protect our shores from future flooding during storms.πŸŒŠπŸ—½

Get up to date on the sixth assessment report of climate change titled AR6 Climate Change 2021:

The Physical Science Basis to learn about our ecosystems as of this year. πŸ“°πŸŒ

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For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it.

β€”Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Turn Your Environmental Passion Into Action 

After a starling climate change report stated that the world would experience a global rise of 1.5 degrees in temperature over the next two decades, many readers expressed despair. Stephanie Foo was among those readers, but she turned her panic and "climate anxiety" into action.

Learn how Stephanie's decision to study New York's plentiful green life and the invasive species that threaten them turned into a weekly position as a Super Steward with the Park Department. Read more.

How Can Oysters Protect New York’s Shores?

Science is now saying that the delectable mollusks we love to munch on casino-style can also save our city from flooding. According to landscape architect Kate Orff, tidal flooding in vulnerable shores can be combatted using green infrastructure, more specifically oysters.

Find out how the city's vulnerabilities can be aided through the strategic deployment of wetlands, mangrove forests, dunes, reefs, and other natural fixtures. Read more.

Eco-Friendly Golfing in Brooklyn

Treat yourself or your family to a day out in the sun and on the courts of Putting Green. The climate change-themed gold court features educational props and designs sure to make players think about their carbon footprint while bonding.

Find out how the eco-friendly layout and materials allow visitors to have fun without leaving a negative impact on our planet. Read more.

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