Solutionary mapmaking
for changing communities
… 
Let’s start with one Green Map of NYC. This edition was inspired by
2003’s blackout and focuses on energy impacts and clim...
Its ‘Energy Dark Side’ shows true cost of our current choices
and predicted storm surges and impacts on infrastructure
Cha...
In response to educators’ inquiries, teen modules and a Green Jobs
deck were created.These free tools build awareness & sk...
We also re-purposed the print map to impact more people, with
print on demand posters,‘hot linked’ PDFs and more
This map’s data became part of our interactive map about renewables,
conservation and climate OpenGreenMap.org/NYCenergy
D...
We share our mapping platform with local Green Mapmakers in
40 countries. Every site is open to public viewpoints, images,...
All Green Maps share an icon set that highlights assets as well as what
is at risk or already impacted – get posters at Gr...
Our newest mapmaking tool: Mobile Site Collector makes it
easy to chart sites as you visit them, in 13 languages!
United N...
Back to NYC: after Superstorm Sandy in Fall 2012, we added the
flood’s highwater mark across the city and region
Solar Emp...
Our Adapting to Change cycling & walking tours reveal
issues & opportunities in impacted Lower East Side areas
Add sites t...
Our Green Maps, tours and mapmaking tools leverage change
by sharing knowledge, awareness and experiences
Municipal Art So...
Spring 2013: Lower East Ride Green Map
published as postcard and poster maps in
Chinese, Spanish and English.
Created with...
Our NYC Climate Week Cycling Tour
and maps received 2012 and 2013
Human Impacts Institute
Creative Climate Action Awards
T...
Our NYC climate mapping projects have helped to inspire other
Green Mapmakers to illuminate the issue in their community, ...
3 from Asia: Delta Electronics Workplace Green Maps (Taiwan) AnSan’s
climate countermeasures map (Korea), and Mangrove map...
Thai youth maps of 50 cities highlight climate issues & oppor-
tunities, as seen in the free book at GreenMap.org/impacts
Co-creating Green Maps with other waterfront communities
around NYC is in our future plans 
Youth Leaders 
on Staten 
Isla...
Think Local, Map Social!
Green Map System’s local NYC project
created these maps. See more at
GreenMapNYC.org
Wendy Brawer...
Think Global, Map Local!
900 diverse cities in 65 countries
use Green Map System’s engaging
tools, icons and technologies
...
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Climate Green Maps 2014

  1. 1. Solutionary mapmaking for changing communities … 
  2. 2. Let’s start with one Green Map of NYC. This edition was inspired by 2003’s blackout and focuses on energy impacts and climate realities The ‘Powerful Green Map of NYC’ was published in Jan 2006 These 100,000 folding maps have 3 views: Dark sides of our energy choices • Everyday & easy • Energy investments  
  3. 3. Its ‘Energy Dark Side’ shows true cost of our current choices and predicted storm surges and impacts on infrastructure Charting asthma, air quality, accidents, injustice and other impacts, along with climate projections from Columbia’s Earth Institute 
  4. 4. In response to educators’ inquiries, teen modules and a Green Jobs deck were created.These free tools build awareness & skills GreenMapNYC.org/get-involved/students-teachers/
  5. 5. We also re-purposed the print map to impact more people, with print on demand posters,‘hot linked’ PDFs and more
  6. 6. This map’s data became part of our interactive map about renewables, conservation and climate OpenGreenMap.org/NYCenergy Download PDF 
  7. 7. We share our mapping platform with local Green Mapmakers in 40 countries. Every site is open to public viewpoints, images, etc
  8. 8. All Green Maps share an icon set that highlights assets as well as what is at risk or already impacted – get posters at GreenMap.org/icons Climate Changed       Vulnerable Site               Disaster Area              Habitat at Risk  Blight Site                      Abandoned      Contaminated     Greenhouse Gas                                                                                                                                       Reduc?on 
  9. 9. Our newest mapmaking tool: Mobile Site Collector makes it easy to chart sites as you visit them, in 13 languages! United Na?ons Workshop 7/2014 
  10. 10. Back to NYC: after Superstorm Sandy in Fall 2012, we added the flood’s highwater mark across the city and region Solar Empowerment Zones in Red.    Purple is Sandy’s extent.   Toggle sites and lines in map legend    embed this map in your website or blog – see: GreenMap.org/nyc-energy 
  11. 11. Our Adapting to Change cycling & walking tours reveal issues & opportunities in impacted Lower East Side areas Add sites to this map!   Explore on our website or at   Facebook.com/lower.east.ride  Our Sandy history blog:  bit.ly/sandy12   
  12. 12. Our Green Maps, tours and mapmaking tools leverage change by sharing knowledge, awareness and experiences Municipal Art Society –   Road to Resilence Tour 
  13. 13. Spring 2013: Lower East Ride Green Map published as postcard and poster maps in Chinese, Spanish and English. Created with Partnerships for Parks, this map links impacts to community resilience sites, including 45 new Bike Share stations. Download at Facebook.com/lower.east.ride Tri-lingual print editions
  14. 14. Our NYC Climate Week Cycling Tour and maps received 2012 and 2013 Human Impacts Institute Creative Climate Action Awards To extend the community building value, we made a how to video for Green Map cycling tours – see it in English at bit.ly/howtourGM The project continues to draw attention as we model its elements to benefit more NYC communities & global partners
  15. 15. Our NYC climate mapping projects have helped to inspire other Green Mapmakers to illuminate the issue in their community, too Renewable Energy is  on the   Open Green Map by  Clima of   Girona Spain    OpenGreenMap.org/ clima   
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  17. 17. Thai youth maps of 50 cities highlight climate issues & oppor- tunities, as seen in the free book at GreenMap.org/impacts
  18. 18. Co-creating Green Maps with other waterfront communities around NYC is in our future plans  Youth Leaders  on Staten  Island’s Port  Richmond,  Summer 2014    More projects  at  GreenMap.org /news 
  19. 19. Think Local, Map Social! Green Map System’s local NYC project created these maps. See more at GreenMapNYC.org Wendy Brawer, Director +1 212 674 1631 web@greenmap.org
  20. 20. Think Global, Map Local! 900 diverse cities in 65 countries use Green Map System’s engaging tools, icons and technologies GreenMap.org/join Climate health depends on all of us Be solutionary! Promote and connect green living in your hometown

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