On February 18th, Kim Stanley Robinson spoke on ways of shaping public imaginations toward an embrace the Green New Deal, in conversation with architecture critic Kate Wagner and paleoceanographer Maureen Raymo, moderated by journalist Andrew Revkin.
On Nov.17th a wide array of advocates, organizers, and elected officials gathered at the Queens Museum for “The Green New Deal: A Public Assembly” to explore the Green New Deal’s (GND) relationship to society, policy, and the built environment.
Panels from "The Green New Deal: A Public Assembly" in the Queens Museum's Werwaiss Gallery (CJ Wang)
In January of 2018, four months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced a plan to privatize the US territory’s publicly owned power utility (PREPA). This action—exposing infrastructure at the convergence of colonialism, finance, and 150 mile-per-hour winds—came as no surprise to those who have been paying attention.
Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 22, 2017, following Hurricane Maria (Sgt. Jose Ahiram Diaz-Ramos, Puerto Rico National Guard)