Newly Launched: City Atlas

City Atlas' first "Atlas Beat," a weekly map featuring our top-pick of postings on the site.
by Carina Molnar

For the last year I have been working on a project called City Atlas, a user's guide to all things sustainable in New York City. This endeavor is the closest thing to having spawned a child that I have experienced thus far. It was certainly a labor of love. And it just launched yesterday!

City Atlas offers a daily feed of ideas, events, and tips to enjoy in a sustainable city. Interactive maps trace the city's changing present and possible future, while content throughout the site features news bits, choice nuggets of information and wisdom, and interviews with experts, thinkers, and ordinary New Yorkers. The site gives everyday people like you and me tools for climate change mitigation and access to some good old-fashioned fun in and around New York City.

Here are a few simple ways you can be part of the work we do:

To learn more, visit

Nicole Caldwell

Nicole Caldwell is a self-taught environmentalist, green-living savant and sustainability educator with more than a decade of professional writing experience. She is also the co-founder of Better Farm and president of betterArts. Nicole’s work has been featured in Mother Earth News, Reader’s Digest, Time Out New York, and many other publications. Her first book, Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living, is due out this July through New Society Publishers.