Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

Climate Action Meets The Piecemeal Problem

Meeting NYC's legal mandate to cut its carbon footprint 80% by 2050 is a tall — and essential — order. To cite Benjamin Franklin, "Never confuse motion with action."

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Robert MuldoonSnapshot

Building Operator Training In The Time Of Climate Change

Among the potential leaders of our climate change era are the operating staff of the many thousands of buildings across New York City. With NYC ramping up initiatives to make buildings more efficient, the role of management and building staff increases in making these efforts a success.

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In the Media

One Way Or Another

Paris, France 4th ManifestationClearly Macron's regressive diesel tax hike hit a nerve... MA Gov. Charlie Baker proposes an estimated $137 million annual increase in the excise tax paid on real estate transfers which shifts the tax burden to high priced real estate instead.

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Subway Reading

Green's In At NY Fashion Week

For Your Consideration

The Green New Deal's "everything-and-the-carbon-sink strategy is actually a feature of the approach, not a bug, + not only for reasons of ideological branding. In the 21st century, environmental policy is economic policy. Keeping the two separate isn’t a feat of intellectual discipline. It’s an anachronism." NYT, Jedediah Britton-Purdy, Op-Ed

Offshore Wind Will Energize A Green New Deal For NY

Offshore wind is a major climate asset for NY + an economic boon for NY Harbor

Worldwide

China: EV Plug-In Leader

City Subways - Compare And Contrast

Riders compare about their cities' subways + with the NYC system

Offshore Wind Closer To Japan

In The Carbon Age

Our Environment And Our Infrastructure 1/2

Do no environmental harm + protect natural systems when upgrading infrastructure

What If The US Can't Build The Infrastructure It Needs 2/2

Is the fiasco of the California high-speed rail project a sign that the US is not up to the GND promise of modernizing + greening its vital infrastructure?

Doing Right By Climate Front-Line Communities

Does the Green New Deal correct the environmental justice problems for climate front-line communities that undermine carbon cap + trade programs?

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