The President's PV
Some specs on the (re)installed solar panels atop the White House
Some specs on the (re)installed solar panels atop the White House
If the federal government wants a way to cap carbon emissions the northeast states' RGGI program is where to start
A former senior regulator in the Obama administration rues the lack of public fear about the impacts of climate change
California home prices don't drop with wind turbines in the neighborhood
The final column from Leo Hickman, The Guardian's first climate blogger
Getting land-owners to kick in a share of Philadelphia's bike-sharing program is under consideration
NPR interviews a leading climate no-action scientist and a leading climate-action scientist, they don't agree but they don't debate
Now we know, the oceans are at the leading edge of global warming, according to the leaked IPPC report
The Cameron government shows signs of cut backs to its clean energy, carbon-cutting goals
Does spacial analysis make the case that the US power grid is inherently unstable?
Wind, geothermal & solar power in western states could be cost-competitive with natural gas to create and deliver electric to consumers starting in 2025
In China, with 1,583 gigawatts of new power by 2030 half of it will come from renewables but coal will still dominate
To make energy efficient buildings the new normal requires lots of money, so how to get big financial firms engaged?
Research finds greater impacts of climate-related ocean acidification on areas already stressed
What's the truth behind Tesla's claim to be the safest car on the road?
The insurance industry is wrapping its arms around today's weird weather and not just waiting to see what tomorrow may bring
Building benchmarking data discloses low-income Bronx households pay a bigger share of family income for electricity than other NYers
Climate Hawks Vote, a new super-PAC dedicated to making climate protection matter in the 2014 elections launches
Newly-launched news network Al Jazeera America starts out with climate change coverage
Massachusetts' first $100 million green bond sale had more buyers than bonds, outpacing the rest of the state offering
The Department of Energy announces the new members of the Secretary's Advisory Board
A take-down of last week's hyped story claiming cell phones use more power than refrigerators
Despite regulators' fears that energy efficiency would raise appliances prices, their cost actually dropped
What can Seoul, Houston & Rio teach other cities about preparing for a climate-action leadereship?
Will Nova Scotia make the most of its tidal resources and rising global demand for enabling technologies?
The energy-conservation building code for the state of Andhra Pradesh gets funded
Visit these tourist-ready NYC subway entrances hiding in plain sight
Movement metrics for NYC, starting with a billion subway riders
Patching on fixes to today's building codes won't stormproof homes from tomorrow's Sandys
Upgrading wireless communications & the electric distribution grid are on the recommendations list in the post-Sandy resilience report
A glut of waste plastics collected in US recycling programs leads to a Chinese import ban
Failure to plan for climate change impacts, which are always probable never certain, is the world's biggest risk management error
Get educated about the value of smart buildings
A living wall of greenery in central London is designed to soak up storm water & minimize flood damage
Coastal cities, wake up, see the waters rising and rethink edges, infrastructure & barriers
Invented in the same era, Edison's light bulb & today's power grid are goners
Wind turbine makers set to return to profitability this year
What is Sweden's secret to cutting the carbon footprint of its building stock?
A new record is set for the amount of solar power generated in Germany, 5.1 terawatt hours (TWh) in July
Al Gore sees reasons for optimism in the struggle against climate change
Rooftop beekeeping with a gazillion dollar view
New research predicts high elevation regions will heat up more in winter than lower altitude areas
The East River Blueway Plan strives to provide access to the water and protection from it
For Mike Bloomberg, Superstorm Sandy is the alert to mayors everywhere that cities must take the lead in defensive climate action
The UK cuts the green parts out of its home building codes
Welcome to the world's 20 cities most vulnerable to the cost of sea-level rise flooding by 2050
Timely rule-making & enforcement of US appliance energy efficiency standards is needed to make them matter
By some calculations, nuclear power is our cheapest non-fossil fuel option
At $7/metric ton China's pilot carbon emissions market price is above the European Union trading scheme
The value of US fossil fuel exports tops the charts in the Obama Administration
Time-of-day pricing is key to integrating solar power into smart grid systems
Now renters in Philadelphia can learn how much energy a building uses before making a leasing decisions
Is the market for energy efficient building moving forward or marking time?
Europe's largest insurance company sees opportunity in the carbon emissions credit business
A report commissioned by the Mayor of Seattle to examine the economic impact of expanding the city's coal export facilities sparks dispute with a pro-coal group
Gather some data on public opinion poll results about climate and energy policies
Is here-and-now messaging to mobilize climate action paying off?
$4 billion in renewable power investment is at risk if the Conservatives win the September election and end the carbon tax
The federal Sandy rebuilding report calls for making US wireless communications technologies & data centers more extreme weather-proof
Two workers at the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant were contamined with radioactive particles
Federal guidance for post-Sandy protective rebuilding, with implications for the remaining $40 billion is disaster relief
The Department of Energy announces $11 million in awards for 12 energy efficiency technology and equipment projects
The inner city monorail of Sydney, Australia is gone, but was it ever a good idea?
Learn from the states in the lead on cutting both red tape and costs for installing solar power
Promoting energy efficiency is a successful route to growing manufacturing jobs & boosting global competitiveness
Climate scientists find it is 'extremely likely' for global sea levels to rise three feet by 2100
The New York Times wants the next Mayor to have an energetic, pro-environment agenda and weighs in on the candidates
"Taking measures against carbon emissions while traveling on a private jet" is one way to sum up the contradictions of Mayor Bloomberg's 12 years in office
Is the government announcement that New Zealand will cut its carbon emission 5% by 2020 a joke?
This summer's storm-caused floods in Toronto will cost insurers a record-breaking $850 million
This year's pro-nuclear documentary film, Pandora's Promise, is still a lightening rod
A New Jersey program to improve hospitals' energy efficiency gets a boost from power utility involvement at 22 facilities, with 10 more in the works
While New Yorkers approve of the bike lanes & bike-sharing programs established by Mayor Bloomberg by wide margins, the rest of his legacy is controversial
Using 10% of the world's electricity and facing demands for 24/7 reliability, can the world’s Information-Communications-Technologies (ICT) system, be made climate-friendly?
Measuring the energy performance of New York public buildings today is the first step to improving their energy performance tomorrow
What's an energy mall and why is it more sustainable business model than today's electric power utilities?
Amory Lovins tackles three claims about why Germany's turn to a renewable energy path won't work
What's the best kind of green roof for abating sewage treatment system overflows?
Environmental protection is just one of the urban issues NYC's Mayoral hopefuls are ignoring
Coming in 2015, construction debris will be the foundation for parkland hills on Governor's Island
What will it take to make climate denialism toxic for politicians?
Construction begins on a federal courthouse in Los Angeles going for a LEED Platinum rating
News outlets like the New York Times take heat for inadequate coverage of major climate science stories
The electric power grid and fossil fuel systems get a D on an engineering report card for the nation's infrastructure
How big is the carbon footprint for viewing a recent Manchester United v Wigan football (a/k/a soccer) match?
Going door-to-door, UK energy efficiency teams seek homeowners to sign up for services
An Obama climate-action support group tweets its legislators' climate denier award
Don't hold your breath for the revitalization of the nuclear power industry, former NRC Commissioner cautions
An upturn in global markets for solar panels boosts Chinese & Taiwanese production
The way we live now — with smart phones, wi-fi & cloud storage — is creating a mega carbon footprint
Owners of 13 coal-burning power plants i Illinois could be facing financial ruin
Will tougher Energy Star standards for windows and other energy efficiency improvements make them too expensive for many home-owners?
'Don't go it alone' is the message for today's sustainability-oriented businesses
A brief history of the Citibike program
The Department of Energy will start on overdue rules to upgrade appliances' energy efficiency
The Eemian Epoch had temperatures we might be seeing soon -- and sea levels jumped to 30 feet higher than now
I know there are no cities on Mars, but still, don't miss these satellite ice cap photos
What happens in California won't stay in California, but is that good?
Tweeting about a radio interview with NYC Mayoral candidates' ideas for post-Sandy recovery & rebuilding
Compare and contrast the climate-change impact preparedness of Connecticut and North Carolina
Oakland's a leader for putting natural systems to work to clean up urban pollution
Will China upgrade its electric power grid for making good use of wind energy?
Explore the design of the New School's soon-to-open multi-function building that's going for LEED Gold
Markets give the thumbs down to German power utilities
Something old, something new it's all metropolitan
How the fossil fuel monocultures of the Mideast support the farming monoculture of the Midwest and we are all harmed
What can happen when an old Paris railway is abandoned
China is on track to become the word's biggest net oil importer this year
Can retail agriculture create a sustainable future for Detroit?
Data lovers, get up-to-the-minute energy use info in a portfolio of Washington DC buildings
A geo-engineering proponent explains his approach to chilling out a hotter planet
Enjoy this essay on how sound and silence add to place-making
Now there's an app for the London Underground that shows where all trains are in real time
Think the 21st Century will see the dawn of the post-carbon era? Think again
The NY League of Conservation Voters gives the thumbs-up to Julie Menin for Manhattan Borough President
Exergy, a measure of energy actually used, is a better way to think about policy and economic productivity
By some calculations, the dollar value of solar power is now higher in Connecticut & New York than in California
How one well-connected lobbying group tried to roll back renewable energy portfolio standards and failed
Strategic alliances between US labor and environmentalists are a sometime thing
NYC can save $85 million a year as it shifts from landfilling food waste to composting it, other cities do the same
Are troubles in the EU solar power equipment-making sector signs of policy failure or just market shakeout?
Sick sick lion pups are just one sign of climate change impacting the California coastline
What do anti-fracking protest signal at an English site where oil - not gas - drilling gets underway?
Asset owners and managers consider climate change effects as a material risk across their investment portfolios
36% of Copenhageners ride bikes to work or school, compared to US' most bike-riding city, Portland, Oregon, with a 6% score
Mayoral candidates should gear up about the new transit choices of young voters
Finalists are announced in Phase 1 of the competition for redeveloping a resilient Rockaway
Human activities are the motor of climate change, so we'd better change our ways
Conservative media like Fox News erodes its audience's trust in the science of climate change, according to research published in Public Understanding of Science
Japan tests the integration of battery storage into its electric grid to handle large power surpluses and jump-start a global market
Georgia regulators OK the shutdown of the state's oldest coal-fired power plants and order the addition 525 MW of solar power
True or False? More renewable & next generation nuclear power cannot cut total carbon emissions as long as the US rate of extracting fossil fuels rises
The American Meteorological Society reports on notable things about world weather in 2012
When it opens in 2014, the tallest building in China will have an on-site combined heat and power systems
Map the world in terms of what fuels its power plants
If elected, Australian Conservatives vow to abolish the nation's carbon tax
Arnold Schwarzenegger fears that the US economy is losing the global energy innovation race
Closed landfills or other contaminated sites in NY and other states could be repurposed for solar power and other types of renewable power
Check out the design of a super energy efficient home in Utah and ask, "What's in a label?"
PS 62 on Staten Island will be home to the northeast's first net-zero energy school, clad in solar panels
NYSERDA will issue $24 million in bonds to provide low-cost loans for energy efficiency upgrades in 1-4 family homes
On-bill financing is key to a South Carolina program to upgrade energy efficiency in affordable homes and save occupants $300 a year
Marine life reacts faster to a heating climate than land-based plants and animals
Palo Alto, California now requires 100% of its energy to come from renewable sources
Reuse of NYC Metrocards soars with $1 fee for buying new ones
Making China's air safe to breathe goes in hand in hand with cutting GHGs
The energy efficient Teamsters Union Hall is the first PACE-financed project in Los Angeles county
Europe's electric utility industry confronts the need to fundamentally change or else
What can be done to upgrade consumer surveys on energy efficiency and renewable power?
Five ideas for a more sustainable (in every sense) NYC
Stock market IPO's for renewable energy firms are on the upswing in London
Four previous EPA leaders confirm that climate change is real and needs to be tackled head on with a carbon tax
Meet climate scientists engaged in the latest report of the International Panel on Climate Change due out this fall
Great hopes for German leadership on how to end our fossil fuel addiction are fading
140,000 ladybugs turned loose in Central Park to combat pests without using toxic chemical
Washington DC gets its first real-time, energy use monitoring system for public buildings
Could fracking create enhanced geothermal systems to amp up the world's zero-carbon energy supply?
Scientists' picture of Earth temperatures today and the blistering speed of change by 2100
Residents in a new, densely developed Helsinki neighborhood choose to to trade more space for urban amenities
New Zealand must take steps to adapt to climate change but critics note the nation has yet to put a price on carbon
Installing and linking 1,000 high-tech monitors on the US electric power grid could eliminate future blackouts
Calling EU standards for installing smart meters in 80% of homes by 2020 too costly for consumers, Germany won't adopt them
Boston has the software to back up its energy and water conservation claims
Film and TV productions can slash their energy consumption 50% with plasma lighting
Come on down and see the birth of NYC's newest subway line
$16 million for nine new microgrid systems in Connecticut is nothing to sneeze at, but the power supply will be more local, more resilient and weather-resistant, and produce much less CO2