Subway Reading

NY Chief Financial Officers For Climate Risk Disclosure

The NYS & NYC Comptrollers urge the SEC to compel fossil fuel firms to disclose the material risks climate change poses to their business and what they're doing to abate them

More Biking In NYC

Check out these up numbers on NYC bike riding, but more bike-friendly lanes needed to hit critical mass

LA: Tiny Parks Trending

Los Angeles thinks small with its 50 Parks Initiative


The Great Chinese Awakening

Will lung-friendly vacations remain the only option for Chinese urban families worried about the impact of pollution on their kids?

Brazil: Big Climate Action Plan

Preparing for the Paris climate talks, Brazil issues a climate action plan that targets zero net deforestation & pushes for low-carbon agriculture

Leaving Climate Change Out In The Cold

At this week's G-7 meeting, climate change unlikely to be on the agenda for international leaders

Green Finance

Florida's Climate Risk - Act Now

Solar Finance 101

Explaining the yieldco

In The Carbon Age

Boston Does Deep Green

Affordable, super-energy efficient housing achieves LEED-Platinum in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston

Science At Work: The Pacific Blob

Explaining the ocean dynamics linked to Pacific hot blobs & the significance for a heating planet

Laughter Is The Cure

How to treat climate change denial disorder

In the Media

REV Forum: Time Variant Pricing

Who cares about time-variant electricity pricing? It's a ninety-nine percent issue, so that's me and you! Our ability as consumers to pay different prices for electricity depending upon when it is used reduces electric bills. So, let's get on with Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) at the consumer level and abandon flat electricity pricing.

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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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Wendy E. BrawerSnapshot

Mapping The Way To A Brooklyn Passive House

Given the opportunity to do something with the potential to be world changing, would you take that chance? Our story begins in 1992, when the original Green Map of NYC debuted.

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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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The German Energy Transition: Implications NY
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