Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

Hyper Objects In A Time Of Hyper Politics

"After Nature" is an exhibit of ice sheets and shoreline bedazzled photographs taken by artist Justin Brice Guariglia from a NASA research plane. What's unseen, but key to the meaning of "After Nature" is the idea that climate change is a "hyperobject", something that doesn't exist in just one place or at one time.

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Start To Prepare Today For Adopting Passive House Tomorrow

PH or an equivalent will likely be incorporated into the City's building codes, making this transition happen smoothly requires planning...

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In the Media

Nuclear Option Bankrupt. Now Watt?

At times like these, revisit Sallan coverage in "Our Back Pages" to recall what nuclear experts were saying, not long ago, about the finance, construction + operation of nuclear power plants.

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Subway Reading

Flatlining Hurts

What are utilities doing to keep their profits up in the face of persistent flat electricity demand?

The Opposiste Of Energy Stars...

...POTUS-owned buildings

An Immodest Streetcar Proposal

Plug the funding gap for the Brooklyn/Queens streetcar by selling Brooklyn Navy Yard development rights, writes Crain's editor


Edinburgh: Now And Forever

Green Urban Transport Leaders

What are Oslo, London + Amsterdam doing to become the stars of carbon-cutting transport efforts?

The Arctic Now

Enormous changes underway in the Arctic will have global impacts

In The Carbon Age

Track US-China Solar Trade Dispute

What could be the consequences of petitioning the US over the import of low-cost Chinese solar panels?

Learning From Benchmarking

The wealth of data coming from NYC's building energy benchmarking law reveals a lot, community district-by-community district

Different Kind of Rx For Climate Change

Just like the bail out of banks during the Great Recession of 2008 saved the financial system, a federal buy out of fossil fuel firms could save the planet

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