Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

Energy Democracy Rising

By happy coincidence two conferences early this year might be omens of a social movement that will be animated by discovering a shared problem: New York's unaffordable housing crisis, driven in part by the expensive, polluting ways we heat, cool and light the homes of low-income residents.

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Richard C. YanceySnapshot

Actively Passive

Passive House startled me. Despite working for the nonprofit Building Energy Exchange, preaching the virtues of energy efficiency to New York City's real estate community, my first experience of a Passive House was indelible.

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In the Media

Energy Storage: The Trifecta

Big city building owners are deploying 'behind the meter' energy storage technologies that make dollars and sense, enhance asset resilience and take pressure off the power grid. Nancy tweets about the @Beex panel "Behind the Meter: Energy Storage at Different Scales"

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Subway Reading

Help Wanted: Associate Director, Domestic Energy Policy

The Center for American Progress seeks Associate Director of Domestic Energy Policy

For That Special Valentine

F For Climate Science Teaching

The teaching of climate science is not educating US students


Up In The Air Longer

Climate change impacts on air currents over the Atlantic
are predicted to lengthen flight from Europe to North America & burn more aviation fuel

Cities To Measure Cause It Matters

An international alliance of cities committed to climate action, C40, kicks off a climate data reporting project with the CDP

UK: Ikea to PV Ta-Ta

A 65% cut in government solar subsidies is blamed for Ikea ending the sale of rooftop solar panels in the UK

In The Carbon Age

Weekend Reading: Carbon Pricing

Seven reasons to bake pricing into national climate policies

The Cape Wind Epic Slogs On

Will the obstacles ever end for the Massachusetts Cape Wind project?

Some States Stay The Carbon Cut Course

Over a dozen states continue work on plans to comply with the EPA Clean Power Plan, despite the Supreme Court's decision ruling that delays it

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