Four Lessons From Sandy
What worked, what didn't and what needs doing, not just talking, now
What worked, what didn't and what needs doing, not just talking, now
Is big-and-centralized better when it comes to developing renewable energy projects?
A peek into the Bloomberg Family Foundation and some climate and urban directions it might take
World's cutest marsupials threatened by climate-induced weird weather & habitat loss (even if they don't live in cities)
Effective marketing terms for energy saving products are as polarized as our politics
Olso's waste-to-heat & energy plants face a garbage shortfall
Bucking a global down-trend, 2012 was a good year for clean energy investment in Latin America
Scaling up numbers of electric vehicles on New York City streets is not just about the resident drivers, commuters & visitors will play a big part
What gets inhaled down in a NYC subway is similar to what's breathed in anywhere in the city, except for one thing...
An 80 acre site in Far Rockaway offers opportunities for sustainable, resilient community building
In partnership with utility giant NRG, an EV at the University of Delaware sells its electric to the grid
The EPA lowers its estimates of methane leaks from fracking operations
Concern grows that official claims about the UK's shrinking carbon footprint are an accounting mirage
Money pours into the Australian coal mining industry, ignoring all climate concerns
What explains the trend among UK domestic travelers to go by rail instead of fly?
Trends in today's fossil energy and alt-energy business by Bllomberg New Energy's Michael Leibreich
The reported demise of the EU carbon emissions trading market might be premature
Facing tough election prospects, the German SPD flirts with the Green Party
Conceived in the wake of Sandy, Maya Lin's new sculptures fix on Mahattan's environment & history
Fearing devastating climate chaos obliterates our ability to take affirmative action, (but it doesn't mean kumbayah on cures).
Distributed power, liker rooftop solar panels, is one way to protect against electric outages caused by terrorist attacks on the grid
The outcome of elections in British Columbia could have global energy & carbon implications
An infographic for an urban world
What's lost if a state passes an energy code but flunks on compliance?
Canadian Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver lashes out at US climatologist & activist Jim Hansen
Long-term low prices for Australian coal could be ending if they trigger production cuts and Japanese purchases
Scientific American reviews The Power Surge: Energy, Opportunity & the Battle for America's Future
What does methane hydrate, frozen natural gas found at the bottom on the ocean, have to to with our global climate and energy future?
Scientists invent a solar cell that makes two electrons from one photon of sunlight
Questions and answers on the Carbon Tax Center proposal
At current rates of painting NYC rooftops white, it could take a 1000 years to paint them all
Deep water wind turbine foundation structures get a lift with a $23 million Scottish fund
A new political-action committee is dedicated to supporting bike and pedestrian-friendly streets in NYC
Which firms and business sectors practice climate risk management and why?
Honda to showcase new ideas to meet California's goal of net zero energy new homes by 2020
Obama's second term has hardly any environmental bragging rights
An 80 year old telescope is redeployed to bring sunlight inside the old observatory, now used as a Caltech climate change lab
What is discouraging more public private investment partnerships to upgrade US infrastructure and what's the solution?
NYC real estate owners & government regulators trend toward weird weather-resilient building codes
Trip Advisor adds a rating for sustainable hotels and B&Bs in the US
The price of Chinese made solar panels stabilizes due to rising domestic demand
Should we plant trees on tall buildings and call that sustainable?
Energy investment patterns indicate there's a change going on
Non-Chinese energy experts make a case for developing a natural gas industry in China that deploys hydrofracking
Consider the prospects for developing capacity and demand for zero carbon and low carbon homes down under
All nine of the current NYC Mayoral hopefuls appear at a forum on sustainability
Emission of GHGs besides carbon dioxide narrows the planet's climate action agenda
Rooftop solar installations are popping up on New York City buildings, with 14 MW of power now on-line
Today, cities are starting to grapple with growing resilient on many fronts & at multiple scales
As New York contemplates the loss of major power suppliers, it seeks the right price for energy efficiency to fill any supply gap
A building made from plastic bottle and solar panels highlights environmental problems & opportunities
Six easy ways to cut your energy use at home
Swiss industrial group ABB buys US solar panel maker for $1 billion
Which cities get bragging rights for this year's AIA high performance building awards?
Resource scarcity and climate change are the twin drivers of 21st century conflict
Plunging prices are predicted to attract a wave of clean energy dollars, as new energy investment models arise that could mean 50% of the world's power coming from renewables by 2030
What doesn't the environmental movement move people?
A close look at eco-attitudes in polls of US consumers is neither inspiring nor credible
What to expect in the next generation of big energy technology breakthroughs
Tempers flare over plans to expand the Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Park and what the quid pro quo might be
In Korea, smart grid research & development is part of the nation's industrial policy
Are the world's fossil fuel companies so huge that tougher government climate action would shake global finances?
Federal gas taxes are inadequate for maintaining the highway system, but will this lead to new tax policies that foster fuel economy??
By 2019, NYC will shift all its street lights to LEDs, cutting energy use by 35%
10 companies commit to cutting their NYC carbon footprint 40%, mostly in 17 million square feet of leased office space, over the next decade
What are the prospects for renewables and microgrids to provide light and power in Haiti?
A sketch of the House Energy & Commerce Committee shows why Washington isn't going anywhere
Which US utilities are leaders in solar power and are they in your state?
NYC kicks off a public-private partnership to install solar panels on government building rooftops to create 1.85 megawatts of electricity
Wind turbines proposed for offshore North Carolina are designed to withstand Category 3 hurricanes
Plummeting Brazilian wind power prices disrupt plans and pricing for natural gas-fueled power
What lies behind the headlines that the world is unlikely to get as hot as some climate science models projected?
China is drafting a climate change law that could rely on regional cap and trade schemes
Technical and design failures, not its DOE loan, doomed the Fisker electric car
In the wake of the EU's distressed carbon market, Australia projects a drop in its 2014 carbon tax receipts
EPA announces 50 organizations that are the nation's top green power users
Can psychology and sociology explain the dynamics between the opponents and supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline project
Global carbon emissions from energy production have not dropped in twenty years
An 80-acre parcel of city-owned land in Far Rockaway will be developed for affordable housing that's both green and climate resilient
With EU carbon emissions markets on life support, can they be made to work elsewhere?
A survey of British 11-16 year olds finds they are worried about the impact of climate changes on kids around the world
For anyone who thinks there are benefits to be gained from building energy benchmarking laws, read this
Climate action in Washington will advance only when the political price of opposition kicks in
China may set electric use and pollution limits for solar panel parts makers
The incremental success of British Columbia's carbon tax offers reasons to expand it
A bill with bi-partisan support that targets industrial and building energy efficiency gets another chance in the Senate
The European Parliament votes down a proposal for propping up its troubled carbon emissions trading scheme
Can ferry service navigate past obstacles to become a major mass transit option in NY Harbor?
Combined heat & power systems face strong headwinds, despite their many advantages
Psst - maps of Manhattan's noise complaints
What's working and what's not in climate action policy around the world? In US, ferment at the state and local levels
Lack of spending now on controlling climate change means huge bills later
No time like the present to join NYCs new bike-sharing program
Will US power utilities adapt to the changes coming from distributed generation and how will consumers be affected?
Mapping Montreal's walkshed shows how people access mass transit
Make the connection between airborne soot and a rising global sea level
Chicago's Infrastructure Trust raises private capital for city infrastructure, while keeping ownership in public hands - first project $101 million for upgrading muni building energy efficiency
Residents of Beijing and other big Chinese cities need clean air, energy efficiency and better transport systems
What are microgrids and who wants them?
Get acquainted with concepts of the Anthropocene Era
A new Soho building will deploy both biophilia & sustainable structural design
Spend a day in NYC in just four minutes
EPA misses its deadline for limiting power plant GHG emissions and has no new deadline in mind
Bitcoin computations are so complex that computer energy use skyrockets
NYC park and open space advocates work on a to-do list for the next Mayor
New York will be getting 360 electric vehicle charging stations
England has its own ideas about how to fix the troubled EU carbon emissions market
Media research finds climate deniers' favorite way to make their case is by mentioning Al Gore
What lies behind an apparent slow down in the pace of global warming and what lies ahead?
Copenhagen works toward becoming carbon neutral by 2025, with heating/cooling systems playing a key role
If you value a little urban peace and quiet, map it
EcoHouse in Queens teaches school kids how to become energy efficient and go green
Attention climate activists: behavioral economics wonders why people can draw opposing conclusions when presented with the same 'balanced news'
What is artificial photosynthesis and could it be the ultimate renewable energy revolution?
Don't count on a global price for carbon anytime soon, even as the UK sets a floor price
NYC vies with Seattle to become the capital of Big Data, which, BTW, can be deployed to make buildings smart and energy efficient
How could solar power bring down the fossil-fueled utility business?
Solar power prospects darken as developer of a 500 megawatt Mojave Desert project retreats
The Asian Development Bank flags risks to regional development of uncontrolled energy demand and offers some solutions
Tips for choosing the best rooftop solar panel system for your needs
A start-up US solar panel maker gets access to the growing Japanese market
Will revenues from commercial development on Pier 15 keep the Hudson River Park afloat?
Mayoral candidates offer ideas for making NYC more resilient in the face of more weird weather
Kitchen grease will fuel East London sewage treatment plant operations
Since 2007, weird weather disasters have put 80% of Americans in harm's way
Why the electric power industry could soon resemble the telecom sector, very different and more resilient
Seven of the world's ten biggest are in Asia and some are growing at warp speed
California okays a link with Quebec's carbon emissions trading market
What are Japan's energy options since shutting down its nuclear plants?
Socrates Sculpture Park on the Long Island City waterfront embraces its great outdoors
Lancaster, CA aspires to satisfy all its power needs with the sun
NYC's bike sharing program is set to kick off in May
What went wrong with the environmental movement & can it be fixed?
Building performance benchmarking laws are becoming the new normal
Seek the pivot points where an informed consumer will opt for energy efficiency
Climate-induced changes in the jet stream will lead to bumpier airline flights
With signs that US suburbanization is in decline, what's the new frontier?
A fight erupts over prospects for New York's conversion to an all-renewables power supply by 2030
Was Margaret Thatcher a climate skeptic?
Commercial properties can finance PV installations and other energy efficient equipment with PACE bonds
Can construction storm-proof homes being rebuilt after Sandy?
Backtracking on GHG controls for the airline industry and a German freeze on renewable power tariffs signal that European commitment to a low carbon economy is waning
The domestic shale oil extraction boom does wonders for rail freight
Street murals may be the best way to see NYC's local wildlife
With US energy-related carbon emissions at their lowest since 1994, the EIA credits natural gas replacing coal
New York City business parlays on changes needed in the wake of Sandy's devastation
The latest round in the long-running peak oil debate
Data suggest that UK motorists are driven by fuel efficiency
Facing re-election, German leader Angela Merkel loses energy utility support due to her pro-renewables policies
The Paris marathon will be equipped with tiles that generate electric from racers' footsteps
White House Chief-of-Staff Denis McDonough might be climate action's best friend in Washington
The National Weather Service promises to upgrade its vigilance and storm alert capability this year
Could it be true that a 19th Century steam engine has been discovered under Atlantic Avenue?
Spiraling demand for data centers and the energy they use create the need for energy efficiency innovations to make the cloud more climate friendly
Can methane leaks, among the worst climate impacts of natural gas production, be fixed?
Tips on growing an urban garden from a NYC can-do guy
Facing more climate-related floods, upgrading Glasgow's waste water system will cost more
Federal budget cuts undermine EPA's power to write clean air rules
Turkey to strike a $20 billion financial deal with either Chinese or Japanese sources for its second nuclear power plant
A German sustainable investment rating agency give no stars to big US firms
Off-grid clean-power developers seek $500 million in World Bank funding to fill the gaps left by the private sector
The race is on to build a battery up to the job of storing on-grid renewable power for use when it's needed
Ten tips for saving money and saving energy at home
Back in 2009, payment troubles with the founder's investor pals hit the now-bankrupt giant solar panel maker Suntech
The Sandy Regional Assembly drafts a post-Sandy plan for a more resilient New York metro area
A tour in Seattle of one of the world's greenest office buildings confirms that the composting toilets are odorless
Public alarm about climate change down 6% since October, maybe it's due to winter weather
Plummeting installation costs help make Australia a global solar power
Why does melting arctic ice, caused by a hotter temperatures, lead to cold spring weather?
Connecticut announces its first PACE energy efficiency deal for a Norwalk shopping plaza
A rainy 2012 in Scandanavia boosted hydropower output, resulting in lower EU carbon emissions
The UK will give steep tax discounts to industries that improve their energy efficiency
Why is it cheaper for gulf coast oil refiners to send gas to Brazil than to NY?
Japan will restructure its monopolistic electric utility sector by separating generation from transmission
A call for added ferry service to link emerging NYC tech hubs gets Senator Schumer's support
Even as domestic carbon emissions drop, US coal exports set records
If sustainability is important to business, why is it so rare for financial executives to tout sustainability goals and sustainability executives to tout financial goals?
Germans have installed so much rooftop PV that the utility industry may never be the same
With financial backing from oil companies and the DOE, a carbon capture facility could be installed at a Texas cement plant
US offshore wind power potential remains largely untapped
By cutting a slew of emissions EPA's new tailpipe regulations will save lives and be cost-effective too
A proposal to convert an abandoned rail line into a high line park is challenged by a proposal to restore it to commuter rail service in Queens
Co-op City, another site to satisfy the irresistible urge to explore more of NYC