Mayor de Blasio Announces Finalists to Anchor City’s Climate Solutions Center on Governors Island


December 22, 2021

Four teams led by top universities move to next phase of competition dedicated to advancing New York City as a leader in the development of urban climate solutions

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and The Trust for Governors Island (the Trust) today announced the next steps in the City of New York’s initiative to establish a global Center for Climate Solutions on Governors Island. After receiving 12 proposals as part of a competitive Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) process on October 13, 2021, today the Mayor and the Trust are announcing that four finalist teams will move forward in competing to build, program and operate an institution on Governors Island dedicated to researching and showcasing how cities around the world can equitably adapt to climate change.

Finalists announced today include teams led by the following institutions:

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