Subway Reading

Hyperloop Test Track

30 minute travel between San Francisco and Los Angeles in pods propelled through tubes using a combination of magnets and fans at speeds never thought possible

Bill, Bill, Bill, Bill Bill!

On graduation day Rutgers students chanted for Bill Nye who told them they must find a way to stop climate change

What's The Point

Transformer fire takes one of two Indian Point reactors offline. License for one expired in 2013, the other expires later this year — to renew or not to renew, that is the question

In the Media

#greenfinance

Executive Director Nancy Anderson convened the visionaries & pioneers in the emerging field of green finance at the New York Institute of Technology to get the word out about new tools for decarbonizing the power supply and boosting building energy performance — Innovations In Green Finance: Smart Money For Sustainable Cities.

Live Twitter coverage from this well attended Sallan event will have to tide everyone over until a multimedia account replete with speaker presentations is posted in June.

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In The Carbon Age

Philosophers, Probability And...

How to live right in a world of climate disruption

Linking Coal Extraction to Climate Change

Rulings by Denver judges require feds to consider carbon impact of coal mines

Page From LePage

Maine Governor takes energy agenda to DC — why oh why?

Worldwide

Germany: Going, Going... Gone?

Non-binding Accords

12 signatories to climate pact would represent the 4th largest economy in the world, if they were a country

Canada: Access To Scientists

Public-service unions asking the Canadian government for the first time to enshrine scientific integrity language into their collective agreements

Green Finance

B of A Says Coal Riskier

"'Dynamics around coal are shifting,' reports the Guardian" on bank's new coal policy — awaiting future targets for its retreat from coal sector lending

Meet The Carbon Tracker

Jeremy Leggett created the Carbon Tracker Initiative to rate financial risks associated with fossil fuels and set off a wave of private-sector involvement in climate change solutions

Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

The Spanish Requirement

Omri Ben-Shahar concludes a scathing attack on contemporary disclosure laws with a barbed reference to a 400-word pronouncement, called the "Spanish Requirement". It was a prepared statement read in Spanish by 16th Century conquistadors to New World inhabitants, which warned them, having been put on notice, to "acknowledge the Church as the rule and superior of the whole world" or else!

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Marcia BystrynSnapshot

How New York City Can Deliver On Its Zero Waste Goal

On Earth Day, Mayor de Blasio presented a bold vision for a New York City that sends zero waste to landfills. This ambitious goal figured prominently into the sustainability section of his OneNYC plan. I believe we can get there, but it will require a great deal of focus and innovation.

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Sallan Events

There'll Be Some Changes Made

There'll Be Some Changes Made

9 September 2014

We are witnessing the realignment of NY's and the nation's energy system and its regulatory framework for a carbon constrained world in the face of disruptive technologies, new financial practices and novel user demands at the grid edge.

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How Knowledge Saves Power Panel

The Urban Energy Revolution

23 January 2014

How Knowledge Saves Power Panel sponsored by; NYIT, NYLCV, Friends of Benchmarking and Sallan, convened experts who all agree that LL84 may not be perfect but has created positive momentum for change and a bright future for benchmarking.

Michael Bobker, Adam Hinge, Jonathan Flaherty, Ari Frankel and Conor Laver make the case.

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The Urban Energy Revolution

The Urban Energy Revolution

28 Sept. 2012

The Infrastructure Panel sponsored by; NYIT, NYC ACRE, NYLCV, NYECC, Pace Energy & Climate Center and Sallan, considers fast forwarding to a time when cities rely on decentralized systems for heating, cooling and electricity.

Now we know — rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy's devastation means a fundamental rethinking.

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Atlantic Wind Power Panel

Wind Power In New York

21 May 2012

Held at NYIT, the Atlantic Wind Power Panel sponsored by Cleantech Corridor, McCarter & English and the Sallan Foundation, considered New York's prospects for offshore wind energy.

Is Atlantic Wind Energy in Our Future? Sallan is using Storify to stay up-to-date.

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Market Makers

Market Makers: Event Two
The New Energy-Efficient Building Toolkit

15 November 2011

Making Green History By Doing It

Learn how New York property owners, tenants and retrofit teams are leading the way toward making energy efficiency the hallmark of big city real-estate and helping Gotham thrive.

Market Makers

Market Makers: Event One
Developing & Deploying Energy Efficiency Technology

20 September 2011

An exploration of the emergence and growth of New York City's clean tech sector via case studies on green building advances and efficiency technologies — an Official Event of Climate Week NY°C 2011 — took place at the New York Academy of Sciences.

Reimagining Metropolis

Re-imagining the Metropolis:
Visions For A Near Future

26 April 2011

Now, we must accelerate our pace — in understanding and rethinking city functions — to reinvent the metropolis. In this final forum of our series, panelists explored how New York will be challenged and may be transformed by emerging trends.

Reimagining Metropolis

Reimagining the Metropolis:
Revolution is No Joke

2 Feb. 2011

A Banker, A Lawyer & An Underwriter Walk Into A Bar — our 3rd event of a 4-part series — got serious about developing the means to assign monetary value to high performance properties, tracking and comparing their performance as well as tackling thorny issues of code enforcement and LEEDigation.

Reimagining Metropolis

Reimagining the Metropolis:
Making it Happen

30 Nov. 2010

Our second event of a four part series on high performance building in New York City zeroed in on public policy developments, private sector innovation and how they have intersected over the last half-decade.

Reimagining Metropolis

Reimagining the Metropolis:
The Big Picture

28 Oct. 2010

Our sold-out first event at the AIA New York Center for Architecture conveyed the Big Picture — a wide-angle view of what has been achieved, what's been learned and what's next for New York City's revolution in high performance building.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sallan Sponsored Event
Built To Last: Passive House Conference 2015
11 Jun
Save the Date!
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Around Town
Hastening the Transition to a Cleaner Economy
2 Jun
Steve Cohen Director of the Columbia University Earth Institute will discuss the critical role of government, public policy and public-private partnership in accelerating the shift to a sustainable economy
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Around Town
The Daylight Hour
19 Jun
Turn off your lights noon-1 PM. Give the power grid a much needed break and do the right thing with people around the globe
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