August 31, 2020

Bill de Blasio - Park Killer

True or false? Bill de Blasio is woefully mismanaging NYC parks just as the pandemic makes them more precious to city residents than ever

Tracking NYC's Climate "Progress"

A major green advocacy group finds NYC isn't progressing on key climate indicators + has actually abandoned some of them

August 29, 2020

Electrifying e-Commerce

UPS, Fed-Ex + Amazon accelerate electric vehicle buys for making local package deliveries

August 28, 2020

Brave Green Heart

Stay put city dwellers!

Help Wanted: Communications Director

The Leap is hiring its first Communications Director. This is a full-time permanent, remote position - applicants can be based anywhere in US. Compensation is $75-$80,000 USD + benefits (including a 4-day work week!)
Application deadline: September 14, 10am ET

August 27, 2020

Quote For Some Other Day

"When you're traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don't have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road." William Least Heat-Moon, travel writer

NYC Parks: From Green To Garbage

Just as New Yorkers rely on their parks more than ever, budget cuts mean more garbage + less maintenance

We've Run Out Of Presidential Terms To Waste

Bill McKibben nails it

August 25, 2020

EU: Call Me Green, Please

Fossil gas + nuclear power lobbyists fight to get an EU green investment seal of approval

It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's A ...

...Car-free bus lane in Brooklyn, NYC's first

Meet Verdi Square Citizen Gardeners

Verdi Square, a verdant triangle of NYC green, gets love from its volunteer gardener squad + gets loved by the community

Small Nuke Plants, Big Headaches

The first US maker of long-awaited small-scale nuclear reactors stumbles

Streets Where Kids Can Play Safely

COVID-safe streets for kids to play in start sprouting in Brooklyn