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What are the right words for engaging people in climate action?
What are the right words for engaging people in climate action?
German power utilities receive fees 400 times higher than wholesale prices for providing standby power
Exxon, the world's largest energy company loses stock market value as its output drops
What does the state proposal to shut Indian Point 3 months a year mean for the future of nuclear power in NY?
Starting with combined heat & power systems Kalundborg, Denmark has created a near zero-waste city
Want to show NYC parks some love? Start here
The 7 line is the top-rated NYC subway line, the 2 rates last
No consensus yet among carbon pricing advocates
Plans to build transmission lines for renewable energy in Germany are withdrawn in the face of public opposition
State energy utility regulators can play a key role in cutting the nation's carbon footprint
To advance energy efficiency & renewables France will mobilize #13.4 billion in new investments
Why political decisions on what to do with a carbon tax revenue are so important
Cambridge, MA joins the urban A-list with its new building energy & water benchmarking law
Now's the time to revise outdated federal flood plain maps for NYC
Can books or movies about climate change move people's climate change dial?
NYC environmentalists raise questions about the level of Mayor De Blasio's climate and sustainability commitments
Japan takes the lead in advancing fuel-cell powered vehicles
To cut urban air pollution London considers a fee for driving diesel-burning cars
Why Jeffrey Sachs believes in the prospect for decarbonizing the world's economies
New York supports smart grid innovation with $3.3 million in grants for seven projects
Australia approves a $15.5 billion coal mining/rail freight project for export to India
McKinsey finds that corporations must make sustainability integral to their strategy to capture its full value
Domestic prices for solar panels in China could start to rise, anticipating more local demand
Natural gas prices sink to $4 as power plant output hits a 13 year low
The promise of prefabrication to make nuclear power plant construction faster & cheaper has not been met
What makes best energy sense for new windows or replacements?
Apple's solar farmspower its data centers & will soon help make device components in the US
Watch Ed Mazria, founder of Architecture 2030, present his blueprint for a carbon-free and just built environment by 2050
Are electric vehicles a huge, but overlooked, economic opportunity for power utilities?
With $200 million New Jersey launches its energy resiliency bank with a focus on vital infrastructure facilities
Germany grapples with a high stakes balancing act on its path toward renewable energy
Buildings with fuel cells, which are energy efficient efficient and run on natural gas, can keep the power on, regardless of the weather 24/7
Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin wants climate change risks baked into in economic policy, fiscal & business decisions because of their potential magnitude
Urban anger over filthy air could weigh China toward cappinng coal burning rather than cutting carbon emissions
A single payment system will attract more riders to multi-modal mass transit
Early morning rush hour commuters ride for free in Singapore
Research begins on the climate implications of how atmospheric temperature and gases get circulated from the Earth's surface to the upper atmosphere
How the ocean heats homes of low-income residents in Duindorp, Holland
Deciding how carbon tax revenues should be used will be as important as the rate they're set at
Smart city promises deliver when citizens become makers and crowd-source manufacturing for the needs of their neighborhood
The 64-year old Port Authority Bus Terminal gets $90 million for a makeover, but not for a replacement facility
A top-tier real estate developer could be the new investor to expand the Citi Bike program
With Texas building transmission lines for its wind power bonanza, what are the lessons for the other 49 states?
Lessons learned from the failure of today's climate movements
With the G train off-line for repairs Greenpoint get another mass transit option
Charting the choreography of reliable renewable electric power
Valued at just $4 billion in 2012 $18.35 billion in green bonds have already been issued this year
Germany & Italy score high, the US scores low on energy efficient economies, surprised?
Does the future of renewable energy lie in new management modalities or new technology?
Germany, the UK & Poland top the list of EU countries with dirty coal-burning power plants
The Edison Electric Institute endorses the purchase of electric vehicles for utility fleet use
India doubles its coal tax to $1.67/metric ton, revenue will help develop fossil-free energy
Getting New York's mass transit, water supply & other infrastructure systems into a state of good repair won't be cheap & dedicated funding is a must
Routinely citing climate deniers is not journalism, it's just wrong
Summer is the time to check out NYC's award-winning sustainable park at Bushwick Inlet
Senior policy advisor positions open in the NYC Office of Long Term Planning & Sustainability
The nation's smallest state has the biggest carbon cutting goals, 85% below 1990 level by 2050
Showing survival skills, a government program that also deploys private investments for $3 billion in clean energy efficiency projects hangs on
Can energy efficiency upgrades be financed like third-party rooftop solar projects?
Taxation is always a political decision, never just economics
The National Hockey League scores big with its sustainability report
Why are bike fatalities at a 16-year high in Australia
Total global & sea temperatures for June are the highest ever, especially at sea
Today's scientific climate models prove to be good predictors of change
While a federal appeals court shot down FERC Order 745 that gave robust market value to demand response energy saving, all is not lost
If Whirlpool gets its way consumers who bought underperforming Energy Star consumer products will lose the right to bring class-action suits
Denver, Los Angeles, Phoenix & Salt Lake City all get taxpayer approval to build light rail systems
The $255.7 million NY took from an environmental clean up fund to pay for the new Tappan Zee Bridge bothers the EPA
An invitation to change everything Needed: one design to plaster the NYC subway for the month leading up to the September People's Climate March
The lack of revenue neutrality helped doom Australia's politically fraught carbon tax
Paint the pavement to make urban neighborhoods safer & more beautiful
Surprise #1, "this stuff is really cheap",
Dominique Ristori, Director General for Energy at the European Commission believes in chances for creating sustainable cities
After stepping down as the UK Environment Minister, Owen Paterson keynotes at a climate skeptics' conference
Ghana proposes to fund solar power installations at 10 universities
NY proposes an Indian Point nuke plant shutdown in the summer to protect Hudson River fist
New York could get $2.2 billion from a settlement with a French bank and the NY Post says it should go into the state's capital budget
EPA award $2.1 million to 37 organizations for urban waterway cleanups
This annual report offers cold comfort for the climate anxious
Until now, who thought lightning & mechanical failures could be setting wind turbines afire?
Smart building mechanical systems cannot compensate for dumb building envelopes
It's a bird, it's a plane it's 2014 NYC water tank art
Crain's reports Rick Chandler will be named Mayor De Blasio's new Buildings Department Commissioner
Why did a New Hampshire power plant by coal from Russia?
Australian conservatives prevail by repealing the nation's carbon tax on large emitters
For the first time, cities have a standardized matrix for gathering & making sense of performance data
Imagine, an urban apartment building that's a super-energy sipper but not a mono-culture
For the first time since the Fukushima disaster, Japan approves plans for re-opening a nuclear power plant
The Australian Senate still debating a carbon tax repeal
Humans have a long history of altering ecosystems but exactly how & when?
Google Street Maps finds methane that's leaking from under city streets to reduce its climate impacts
Atlanta, GA has more green buildings than Milwaukee, WI, but Washington, DC still has the most
What factors attract clean energy start ups to locate in your state?
Amend US patent law and help save the planet
China dots more i's for for imposing a ceiling on CO2 emissions
Switzerland to raise its GHG tax by 40% if industry fails to meet emissions reduction goals this year
Are you electrifying? Take the energy industry pop quiz and find out
Zurich Insurance likes green bonds, $2 billion worth
High on the City's traffic to-do list are potholes, traffic safety & the bike program but tolling East River bridges isn't ruled out
Superstorm Sandy's devastation has made a compelling case for more distributed power
Italy wins the gold at the 2014 Solar Decathlon design competition, France rates silver & Holland gets the bronze
Lego withdraws its objections to a Greenpeace parody video that targets oil industry devastation of the Arctic
Six months into his Mayoralty the NY League of Conservation Voters gives Mayor De Blasio his first green grade
Climate scientists Michael Mann is awarded damages from a Virginia court in a FOIA case about his emails
Extreme heat has replaced drought as the biggest climate-related global cause of death
Democrats & Republicans agree, we must put a price on carbon, but exactly how?
With rising supplies & production natural gas price increases should ease off for the upcoming heating season
The three key policy actions we need to combat climate change
To lure people from their air-conditioned homes, Japanese retailers team up with utilities to offer residents shopping coupons
The Connecticut Green Bank pioneers on securitizing PACE bonds for energy efficiency projects in commercial buildings
Not just yet, it could be kept alive by a Labor-minority party coalition
Helsinki Finland's mobility plan for ridding itself of privately-owned cars in 10 years
Yes, indeed climate risks impact national economies & creditworthiness
What's ailing a program to foster fresh food street vendors in the South Bronx?
While research finds acidification of top ocean waters to be underway, climate change may slow CO2 impacts down deep
Meet the six new members of NYSERDA's Board of Directors
New York expands its training program for a clean energy workforce in 14 regions of the state
A high-efficiency PV maker stakes its future on domestic production
The analytic power to study local climate impacts can pinpoint malaria risks
10 San Francisco Bay Area cities/government agencies link up to to add 90 electric vehicles to their fleets
The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's new Flexlab uses real world conditions to pinpoint where buildings waste energy
What will it take to fix the EU's deeply flawed carbon emissions market?
The EPA's 2014 policy pronouncement on climate adaptation urges creation of a strong social infrastructure to cope with the inevitable
Think the Republican Party chose Cleveland for the 2016 convention to get close with its climate action plan?
Pluiging solar power costs in Australia could mean the end of coal
Plunging solar power costs in Australia could mean the end of coal
New York State's 2014 environmental legislation get a B- from the League of Conservation Voters
An elevated public park opened at the Manhattan end of the Williamsburg Bridge 100 years ago
Looks like coal is winning the 'war on coal'
The resource for greening the workplace on your smartphone
Carbon black & other short-lived super climate warmers could be targeted by Congress
What would the future be like if global fossil energy use soars as some gloaters predict?
Lowering trade barriers for green products may prove tough for international negotiators
With cheap coal prices & monsoon-delayed hydropower losses, India's Prime Minister's vow of universal electrification lights up coal imports
We have the perfect way to prevent summer power blackouts, but we just don't sign up for it
How compost made from urban food waste, when spread on grasslands, can be a super-sponge for soaking up CO2
An electric grid that plugs in power from renewables could be more vulnerable to hacking
The 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe shines in Versailles
What are the lessons for today's megacities to be learned from the traffic nightmare that is Dhaka, Bangladesh?
Listen up, why CEO's Republicans & Democrats alike are calling for investment grade climate action now
First it was Connecticut, now it's Maryland that's trending microgrid
Half of Argentina's coastal Buenos Aires province could go missing with climate-linked rising seas
Focusing on Brazil, China, India, Mexico & the US, the global economy will grow with climate-friendly public policies says World Bank report
Inefficient home electronic devices can waste $120 billion in energy every year
Venetian-type canals could be NYC's best bet to survive climate change
What will the Earth be like after the climate departs from the conditions we've ever known?
By spotlighting three policy areas — climate resiliency, infrastructure & housing — what can be learned about Mayor de Blasio's sustainability and resilience track record during his first six months in office?
What will it take to get some parks & playground equity in NYC?
A federal appellate court upholds FERC approval of a pipeline carrying natural gas into NYC
With the reality of climate change becoming a mianstream business leader reality, what will they do about it?
Bill McKibben's sports metaphor captures the urgent need for global climate action now
The Supreme Court won't hear a challenge by fuel makers to California's first-in-the-US clean fuel standard
The US military strategy for deploying energy efficiency and renewable power
Why haven't Philadelphia's green plans made a dent in auto use?
Global energy suppliers have been infected with a virus believed to originate with the Russian government
Brooklyn & Queens Con Ed customers will be asked to reduce energy use so the utility won't have to build a new $1 billion substation & raise rates
Explore this revamped building rating website and learn more about building energy benchmarking policies