Something There Is That Doesn't Love A Carbon Tax
A federal carbon tax has everything going for it, except Congressional support
A federal carbon tax has everything going for it, except Congressional support
Previous estimates of how much water was locked in polar ice are off by the size of Greenland's glaciers
Fearing power blackouts the UK commits £10 billion in financial guarantees to build new nuclear power plants & reopen moth-balled ones
A Chinese firm is charged with theft of US wind turbine software in federal court
The solar power revolution is on the verge of blowing up the electricity business
$3.5 million in federal funds goes to four firms for research & development of next-generation nuclear reactors
A new toll-swap proposal would toll East River bridges, cut tariffs on the other City-owned bridges & tunnels, and add a congestion fee south of 60th Street
While the Weather Channel was the only broadcast TV to carry Obama's climate speech, climate threats to people and the planet keep rising
While technical solutions to prevent flooding in lower Manhattan are known, meeting political and budget demands might take a miracle
Four San Francisco neighborhoods could become urban labs that unify critical infrastructure systems for greener living
A new program to make apartment buildings more energy efficient kicks off in Sydney and Melbourne
President Obama nominates Ron Binz, a renewable energy advocate, to head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Chicago's Mayor Emanuel champions a building energy benchmarking & public disclosure bill
After Sandy flooded the construction site for the new Whitney Museum on the Hudson River, adding resilience design becomes a must
The renewable energy industry expects a wave of new funding as an investment firm launches on the London Stock Exchange
Will expert predictions of world energy use and carbon trends crash into political roadblocks?
Cut US air pollution by focusing clean energy growth in areas of the US now relying on coal-burning power plants
By 2018, non-hydro renewable energy is predicted to supply 8% of the world's power; with hydro, renewables will exceed the role of gas by 2016
The downfall of Australian PM Gillard does not bode well for the nation's carbon tax
Remote sensing data reveal that the world's cities are growing upward and outward, but the driving forces vary
From Mexico to Chile, Latin America is blessed with renewable power capability but lacks the policies to make the most of them
The global insurance industry sees risks of weird weather becoming the new normal
Broken promises and a flood of cost overruns plague the yet-to-be-completed Bronx water filtration plant
Now that I have your attention, news about evolving business model for solar panel installer
The renovated Empire State Buildings exceeds its own energy efficiency expectations and saves big bucks
While praising Germany's long-term low-carbon energy goals, today's high energy prices put them at risk says IEA
In praise of the function and economic opportunities of linking US cities with a high speed rail network
What's on DOE's to-do list for improving energy efficiency standards of electrical appliances and equipment?
Obama will have a global audience for his climate policy speech, but the EU could be listening the closest after its financial crisis pivot away from climate priorities
Founded in1781, Los Angeles, defined by both density and sprawl, is reinventing itself again
Just 40% of Americans see climate change as a top global threat, which is less than people in 38 other nations, according to a Pew poll
Tel-Aviv kicks off a 25 electric-powered scooter pilot program for city workers
Soon, New Yorkers will be able to use solar cell phone rechargers in public spaces
The EU examines if building energy retrofit policy could be the key to meeting its carbon reduction goals
Australian companies hand over carbon emissions allowances to comply with the cap and trade schedule
Hooray for happy couples planning greener weddings
Will Congressional carbon tax prospects grow once the President announces his own carbon reduction plan?
The program that allows businesses to repay loans for installing renewable energy or energy efficiency upgrades as property tax add-ons is growing
Get the graphic about where NYC Mayoral candidates stand on congestion pricing
Enter to win a federal design competition for helping Sandy-stricken communities with new solutions to their ecological & environmental problems
Russia will export $270 billion of oil to China and inks a $20 billion deal to invest in a Chinese LNG project
MWA launches a campaign to bring more ferry service to NYC
Imported Russian natural gas gets a thumb up for replacing domestic German nuclear power
Learn why cities are a “special kind of social reactor", which evolve according to a small set of basic principles and feedback loops
With wobbles in the jet stream, the UK might face a decade of weird weather
A canine meme useful for explaining climate change to doubters
A call for NYC's urban farmers to protect space for wildflowers and other inedible plants
A solar-powered plane on its night and day cross-country trip, landed in Washington DC on Sunday; next stop NYC
The Israeli government okays exporting a $60 billion portion of its offshore natural gas reserves
An Indian solar developer wins over IBM and Dell, promising solar power will cost less than grid power
Five global union federations from 18 nations meet to identify green opportunities in the global energy crisis
What are the environmental findings of a life-cycle analysis of a brownfield redevelopment in Chicago?
Sustainable lifestyles attract a following with a plethora of new product ideas
Audrey Zibelman has been named as the new chair of the powerful New York State Public Service Commission
A solar-powered vessel moors in NY Harbor on its way to conduct oceanic climate research
Using regulations to limit carbon emissions from new and existing power plants could define Obama's climate strategy
What could possibly be the climate news content of predicting rain in the UK? [Hint: jet stream shifts]
In Germany for the G-8 meeting, President Obama calls climate change the global threat of our time
The Bullitt Foundation in Seattle kicks off a new way to finance energy efficiency in older buildings
European power utilities extend plant shut-downs and delay investment in new fossil fuel facilities
A Danish pension fund invests $200 million in the once-controversial US Cape Wind project
A Russian-built nuclear power plan opens for business in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu
What explains the steady decline in carbon emissions since 2005?
Anticipating Presidential climate action, eco-activists delay their climate law suit
A rebuttal to the study proclaiming the feasibility of ending NY's fossil fuel addiction with recommendations for a more incremental path (Don't just read the blog, read the study)
Cloud computing is a more energy efficient way to save and store electronic files
Fox is not the only major media outlet that occupies the anti-climate bandwidth
Chinese cities launch a carbon emissions permit market this month, with Shenzhen, Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin and Chongqing as well as the regions of Guangdong and Hubei, leading the way
Research finds more energy efficient homes are selling at a premium in the UK
Just what is the electric power grid and how can it be made smarter?
Introducing bright Ideas for a more equitable and sustainable urban future
What measures 8x12 and costs $82,000 in San Francisco?
How did China's economic development policy lead to the implosion of once-globally dominant PV maker, Sun Tech?
Make CitiBike a part of a tax-free mass transit program
NEPA could be a powerful tool to cut GHGs from federal projects if only the President would act
The saga of bringing off-shore wind power to east-coast states continues
Dave Roberts explains why he doesn't write about nuclear power
What is a metered energy efficiency transaction structure and why should energy efficiency fans care?
Can Captain Sunshine succeed where A Better Placed in making a go of with with EV'?
What is driving Asian investment leadership for new clean tech in the US?
The Financial Times announces the winners of this year's global sustainable finance award
Could there be signs of life in the Senate for carbon tax hearings?
The fate of Bloomberg's climate preparedness plan rests on working things out with the Army Corps of Engineers, Con Ed and others not under any Mayor's control
Missed the Energy Storage & Microgrids Forum: Building A Better Grid? Catch up with the slide show
Australia gets more than 13% of its electric power from hydro, wind and solar sources, with investment of $4.2 billion in 2012
Vermont crafts a new process for public input into the siting of new energy-generating facilities
Consider Steven Chu's alternative to your grandma's model of the electric utility business
A Seattle utility and foundation pilot meters to measure and sell real time energy savings in commercial buildings
Urban Green Council serves up a menu of ways to make NYC more resilient and able to withstand a climate-challenged future
The numbers add up to the need for a sustainability agenda for corporate America
The latest round of UN climate treaty talks go nowhere
Sustainability guidelines, include stakeholder engagement, for Chinese firms engaged in overseas development projects
Zoom in on maps of the NYC neighborhoods most vulnerable to flooding
The maker of high-tech fuel cells, Bloom Energy, raises $100 million from of the world's biggest investor-owned utility
Climate scientists explore the implications of Greenland's darkening ice
Air pollution from Europe's 300 biggest coal-burning power plants is linked to 22,300 deaths a year
The German Prime Minister expects the renewable power industry to help fund modernization of the nation's power grid
Who are the top 100 carbon emitters in the US?
Modeling the construction costs of small modular nuclear reactors yields no clear decision path
Do the twin nuclear power plants under construction in Georgia signal a revival or the end of an energy era?
A film maker's advocacy tactics are questioned in a review of a pro-nuclear power documentary
Dive deep or skim Mayor Bloomberg's plan for making NYC more resilient in an era of climate chaos and weird weather
FEMA calculates 400,000 New Yorkers are in harm's way for flooding, nearly twice the previous estimate, so what should be done to make them safer?
What's the Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act and should renewable energy advocates support it?
St. Petersberg's flood barriers to fend off Neva Bay storm surges could offer a model for New York City
An update on developments at the Philadelphia Energy Efficient Buildings Hub
A government report raises cost and impact questions about a $39 billion proposal for generating electricity from tide power
The last time Passau, Germany flood waters rose above 40 feet was in 1501 [$ub]
Envision the rebuilt Penn Station as a mid-Manhattan green oasis for mass transit users
How to convince Chicago bus rapid transit, which means removing a lane of traffic and parking, is the right thing?
A small cut to the total number of RGGI carbon emissions permits lifts market prices off the floor
The IEA calls energy efficiency a key to keeping CO2 levels within climate-tolerable ranges, but not everyone agrees
Microsoft claims its new browser saves more energy than the competition
New York City waterways get a new, green system of pollution prevention
Scotland's come a long way butfails to meet its carbon-reduction goals two years in a row
A bipartisan Congressional bill could stop the federal government from increasing flood insurance rates in at-risk coastal areas by retaining current subsidies
PetroChina is set to become the world's biggest investor in fossil fuel exploration
Pandora's Promise is a documentary about climate-activists who convert into nuclear power fans
Home mortgage lenders would calculate the value of energy efficiency under terms of a bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate
Missed this year's NYC Solar Summit? Catch up here
The movement for upgrading building energy performance needs better performance modeling to attract funding and gain credibility
A NYC Citibike fan diagnoses the program's software docking problem
The IEA identifies nuclear and renewable power as mainstays of the Finnish path to a low-carbon energy future
Behavioral science holds the keys to saving energy
China will consider cutting coal burning in industrial areas 100 million tons annually by 2015
The new lithium-sulfur battery could be a better bet than lithium-ion technology, with 4 times the energy density
Today, storage batteries for renewable energy can fit into building basements
Energy storage batteries equipped with IT can fit into urban basements and kick in on hot summer days, but upfront cost is a barrier
In a state ranking 51st on energy efficiency, why would a power utility oppose rules to do better?
A Goldman Sachs venture fund invests another $135 million for wind power in India
ICYMI - What did micro-sampling for air pollution detect in downtown Brooklyn?
The Obama Administration recalculates the social cost of carbon and that's no small thing
While Australia has immense underground shale gas reserves, exploiting them won't come cheap
A bill inches its way through Albany that would extend support for solar power, at $150 million a year for the next decade
The federal government will auction leases offshore from Massachusetts & Rhode Island for wind farm projects
To encourage neighborhood acceptance, utility customers living near wind turbines could see their utility bills cut 20%
Baby falcons nest on NYC bridges, so all together now, AWWWWWW
Israeli solar power technology is deployed to clean up polluted water and desalinate it for drinking water
With another hurricane season looming, it's fair to ask, "Is NYC prepared for another Sandy?"
The UK Parliament is set to vote on a controversial bill that would set targets for decarbonizing the electric power industry
660 MW of electricity coming from New Jersey starts illuminating Manhattan
Massachusetts to issue its first $100 million in green bonds for for improving energy efficiency in state buildings, river revitalization & land acquisition
For he emerging energy efficiency industry the key is connecting the opportunities to the money
Seven big US environmental groups unite over demands for Presidential climate action and opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline project
Climate negotiators must devise a higher cap on global temperatures, because the old limit of 2 degrees C is not achievable
China and the US agree to explore ways to cooperate on taking climate actions
Once again, Energy Star standards raise the bar for televisions & VCRS - ClimateWire $ub
Plug in to the first-ever NY Energy Week June 24-28
The number of solar manufacturing & installation jobs seems constant since the US imposed tariffs on PVs imported from China
Increasing energy efficiency" is profoundly altering the rules of the game for EU power utilities