This edition: Growing Green and Going Green
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.
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
Lisabeth Shepherd Executive Director, Green City Force
Erika Symmonds Program Manager, Green City Force
Joey Wolffer Founder, Styleliner