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This edition: Growing Green and Going Green

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Episode Details

Original tape date: June 7, 2012.

First aired: June 13, 2012.

On this edition of 219West a look at green initiatives, from gardens on top of buses to weatherization projects in Cypress Hills. Plus, we introduce you to some Cooper Union engineering students who are wheeling their way into the future and to the owner of a boutique already on wheels. And, we explore the impact of overcrowding in New York City classrooms.

Guest List

Mollie Bruhn Teacher

Marco Castro Creator, Bus Garden

Luis Cruz Cypress Hills Homeowner

George Delagrammatikas Engineering Professor, Cooper Union

Roberto Diaz Cypress Hills Homeowner

Kahryl Fann Trainee, Green City Force

Stuart Gaffin Associate Research Scientist, Center for Climate Systems Research/Columbia University

Donald Hahm Graduate Student, Cooper Union

Muneeb Hai Engineering Student, Cooper Union

Leonie Haimson Executive Director , Class Size Matters

Nita Kuo Customer

Kim Meehan Engineering Student, Cooper Union

Yakima Pena Coordinator, Cypress Hills Verde

Douglas Ready Associate Professor, Columbia Teachers College

Yash Rishud Research Director, Cooper Union

Artie Rollins Chief, New York City Parks Department

Robin Sackin

Lisabeth Shepherd Executive Director, Green City Force

Erika Symmonds Program Manager, Green City Force

Joey Wolffer Founder, Styleliner

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