Solar Panel Hit Record
Global sales of solar panels up sharply from last year with installations expected to reach a record 52 gigawatts in 2014
Global sales of solar panels up sharply from last year with installations expected to reach a record 52 gigawatts in 2014
Missed the 4th Annual On Energy Forum? Here's the video
Since power plants operate for decades, measuring their carbon footprint should be in decades
What should investors do about this $5 trillion challenge asks a Bloomberg New Energy Finance White Paper
Of the world's 30 biggest city bike share programs, 24 are in China
Consider these state programs for putting solar power in everyone's reach
A political battle is brewing over whether to pull the plug on Australian renewable power policies & goals
What could utilities & energy efficiency program staff learn from building energy benchmarking data?
Federal legislation that puts a price on carbon gets star treatment from the Washington Post
... if global power plant construction & CO2 emissions were declining? They're not
For Harvard economist Dale Jorgenson a carbon tax is the most efficient way to cut carbon emissions. Why is that?
September 28, be there or be square
Banking giant UBS says the end is near for the era of centralized fossil-fueled power plants
The University of Sydney, Australia joins the coal disinvestment movement
$11.2 billion of utility sector investment in smart grid services could be in play by 2023
Aiming to install 250 MW of new solar power in Japan, US solar panel maker starts with a $100 million investment
No time to read hundreds of pages of NY's Reforming the Energy Vision staff reports?" Read this and see what's to gain with a shift to distributed energy resources
Runaway global greenhouse gas emissions risk “severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts” says UN
Proximity to Superfund cleanup sites is no deterrent to gentrification for these 3 NYC neighborhoods
The bulk of today's 3 million data centers, are energy guzzlers but they can do better
The NY-Sun Initiative will assemble $1 billion of incentives to add 3GW of solar generation capacity by 2023
If elected, Scott Brown, Senate candidate in New Hampshire, won't act to fight climate change
China contemplates a $16 billion fund for a network of electric vehicle recharging stations
Defining demand destruction, how it differs from energy efficiency & why that's important
A call for ramping up media attention on climate change facts & the dangers we already are facing
Urban heat islands are no joke
The Washington Post launches a series of editorials calling for serious federal climate action because the need is urgent
Will traditional utility companies go extinct in the face of distributed power creation & storage assets?
How you can use satellite photos to fight urban air pollution
While European wind power leadership is no surprise the numbers on China's installed capacity is
On the remote chance you missed Leonardo di Caprio's ardent call for pricing carbon video, watch it now
Why the urban heat island effect does not skew global climate change measurements
German transition to renewable energy sees both opportunities & challenges
The back story on the new Minneapolis-St Paul intercity light rail line
A postcard celebrating the NYC subway system circa 1904
Albany County hires environmental law firm to defend its moratorium on expanding crude-oil handling facilities at the local port
A tide-powered steam generation proposal raises millions to install 1.5 MW project in the Pentland Firth
Make your day better, walk, bike or use mass transit to get to work
Upcoming UN talks have low prospects for cutting enough GHG emissions by 2100 to alter bad climate outcomes
USAID & the Rockefeller Foundation establish a $100 million fund to develop resiliency-enhancing programs in Asia & Africa
Across the US the New York Green Bank CEO is getting noticed
Cutting energy use by 38% with an ROI of 3 years the Empire State Building deep energy retrofit offers can-do ideas for other projects
Can the wild traffic of Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh be tamed by linking its traffic lights together with a computerized central control station.?
Urban watefront access does not have to be lost to storm and flood risks
Will the US military campaign for energy efficiency impact on civilian climate attitudes & national security?
Marina Silva, a former Green Party member, is in the running to become Brazil's next President
See how NYC recycles its waste paper into new products in just under 4 minutes
True or false? natural gas is a bridge to a low-carbon fuel future
Laws requiring water conservation in drought-stricken Los Angeles go unenforced
With auto sales leaping 20% annually China's starting to pay the price for it
Reduced Chinese coal demand brings global prices down to 2009 levels & may be facing a structural decline
How climate change will make urban smog smoggier
Rather than threatening NY's power utilities, customers' microgrid subscriptions can rejuvenate them
See who's made the final cut in the Rise:NYC Competition to identify/deploy new technologies and solutions that drive business recovery and resilience by better protecting us from the impacts of future storms, sea level rise and other effects of climate change.
Chicago's energy savings could be powered by office building protocols for demand response
The Asian Development Bank predicts an 8.8% decline for the economies of 6 south Asian nations by 2100 under a business-as-usual climate scenario
Making the case for Malaysia to go low-carbon & climate-friendly
While running for re-election, Florida Governor Rick Scott, a climate skeptic, meets with climate scientists
Innovations in solar project finance are warming up big-ticket investors
It's an e-bike and Europeans are flocking to get one
Don't miss this new blog about New York's Reforming the Energy Vision, because it's no longer grandma's energy system
What's not to love about a Passive House-level rehab of an old Queens row house?
Who is Vivant Solar and what's its model for going public?
A poleward shift of heavy rainfall is projected to result from hotter oceans
A federal court upholds a regulatory OK for a siting gas pipeline compressor in Minisink, NY
A house that's 90% more efficient than yours looks like this
Six times more climate-changing than carbon dioxide, methane emissions are getting more attention now
Could investing in domestic infrastructure upgrades be the key to bringing corporate tax revenues home?
Why everyone talks about climate action but so little gets done
An advisor to Australia's Prime Minister worries about a lack of preparedness for global cooling and guess who's to blame?
There's a method to the madness of picking stocks that bet against seven climate & resource apocalypses
Stop US corporate inversions by cutting corporate taxes & raising carbon levies. Hmmm?
A pilot program that turns food waste into natural gas fuel is set to expand in NYC this fall
NYC police to start ticketing cyclists for breaking rules of the road
Melting Antarctic glaciers could quickly translate into New York and Shanghai flooding, while uncertainty over how much sea levels will rise only increases the risk
So far this year Beijing has burned 7% less coal & China will ban the sale and import of high-ash/high-sulfur coal starting September 1
First findings from NASA's brand new carbon dioxide monitoring satellite
CaliforniaFirst allows for home energy efficiency & solar power loans up to $75,000, backed by a state insurance fund covering losses to lenders due to PACE property liens
Whether for affordable or market-rate buildings, New York is getting serious about leading with Passive House design
Four factors driving an energy efficiency renaissance
How to make buildings the masters & power grids the servants
Copenhagen's smart lights field lab finds there's more than just slashing carbon emissions
The highly-rated Tesla EV shows some flaws after 10,000 miles of driving
With pressing demands for affordable housing and plunging public dollars NYCHA's annual $577 million utility bill and projected structural, heating & plumbing repair costs of nearly $3 billion stand in stark relief
A rapidly warming Arctic is filled with surprises for scientists
The Keystone XL pipeline project will worsen climate change, really
Rising mercury levels in the ocean linked with the burning of fossil fuels
Why some sunny states like Florida aren't solar power stars
How the depressing New York Times high speed rail story got it all wrong
With California as the #1 solar state, find out who the other top nine are
What explains why oil and gas companies are selling assets & borrowing so much money?
$621 million in Japanese finance for UK offshore wind power shows the mainstreaming pf renewable power projects
When private seating in NYC parks didn't have legs!
How urban farming eases the food desert crisis in communities like East New York
The Nature Conservancy tries out a high-tech persuasion to get China to share its environmental data
Plant shutdowns due to mechanical problems is a sign of what's ahead for the UK's fleet of aging nuclear power plants
Tapping geothermal energy could be a climate-friendly hydrofracking application
A $6.9 million county-backed PACE bond will help finance an energy efficient hotel in Pasadena, CA
Under the banner of developing nations Brazil and China seek to reframe the international climate agenda
3 reasons why NYC should continue to subsidize the price of subway & bus rides
For people born since 1985, an altered climate is experienced as normal
Which tree-lined & flower-filled block in Brooklyn wins this year's prize?
Edelman is the first US public relations firm to refuse new climate denial business
Momentum builds for US off-shore wind power projects
Hospitals are especially energy intensive, and a passive house architect takes on the first design challenge of its kind in Frankfurt
Stunning time lapse video of Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park
13 gigawatts of installed solar power is China's 2014 goal
8 semi-finalists announced in the MIT CoLab challenge for proposals for creating public demand for green buildings
How Superstorm Sandy pivoted the Brooklyn Navy Yard and its business tenants toward sustainability
Why declining global investment in renewable energy might be good news
Invest in campus energy efficiency, conserve the endowment fund
$11 billion hasn't bought much high speed rail in the US
Can cities get rail project funding without supporting highway funding?
New York sewer projects set to lose funds because rebuilding the Tappan Zee bridge for $4 billion is more glamorous
The IMF makes it clear, 'we must make sure that energy tax systems around the world properly reflect environmental side effects'
Looks like China is looking into increasing domestic PV installations
Hot rocks + solar panels + mirrors = ~100% renewable power for Fallon, Nevada
A smart grid in Indiranagar, India will be able to shut off home electric appliances & figure out who's using too much ppower
Bike riders & pedestrians killed on NYC streets are mourned with spray-painted stencils
Restoring rail service to the Rockaways, shut since 1962, is advisable & feasible according to the NYS Comptroller
Sharp Corp. exits the PV business and pivots to energy storage products to cap US peak demand
While McKinsey finds executives buy into sustainability, programmatic reputation, execution, and accountability remain underdeveloped
If a private developer succeeds, a Japanese bullet train will speed riders from Dallas to Houston by 2021
Ohio's Supreme Court will decide whether to uphold a state rule entitling net-metering customers to the full value of the electricity they feed back into the grid from distributed generation technologies
With 28.5% of its energy produced by renewables at last count, Germany sets a new record in 2014
New York still lacks an acceptable waste management strategy & why that matters
What is geoengineering and why should climate & energy policy makers want to know?
Prominent public relations firms to refuse work from climate deniers
The UK wants to cut costs for heavy industry's clean energy responsibilities
Amended 19 times since 2009, key problems still plague Russia's energy efficiency law
When it comes to climate change act now, each decade of delay will add 40% to the mitigation price tag, depress economic output every year and could create irreversible tipping points
The head of the International Monetary Fund urges nations to tax fossil fuels now, calling climate change the greatest crisis of our era
The 100% renewable energy scenario for California by 2050 that relies on off-the-shelf technology
Opower teams up with Japan's giant utility to mine customers' energy data & cut consumption
Called commercially non-viable, a proposed 19 MW Australian wave power project is doomed
By 2016, Denmark predicts onshore wind power will be the nation's cheapest energy source