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NYPA chief Gil Quinones talks about his agency's job boosting program and the Governor's utility rules redo, the REV
Zero-net-energy building projects around the country
...Why doesn't every rooftop sport PV panels
Shell shelves plans for a new Canadian tar-sands extraction project
Do German and French energy transitions share common features?
Financing is not a sure thing for advancing UK wave & tidal power project plans
Visualize your carbon emissions on your mobile device
Corporations speak out about climate-linked threats to their supply chains & the need for climate action as a risk management strategy
The President should negotiate with Canada not Congress to cut carbon emissions, proposes Mike Bloomberg but Bill McKibben says
Bronx & Brooklyn community groups want each NYC neighborhood to site its fair share of waste processing
A proposed Massachusetts carbon tax gets some love
What is a yieldCo and why have solar industry competitors joined up to create one?
Two solar industry leaders, GRID Alternatives & SunEdison, team up on training in low-income neighborhoods
Shanghai Future: Modernity Remade envisions a city that will be like & unlike western metropolises in 2030
What happens when utility customers don't get treated like utility customers?
Things have changed for NYC since 2007
In the wake of sexual harassment allegations Rajendra Pachauri, chief of the UN International Panel Climate Change, steps down
Using their campus as a living lab, US Berkeley workers experiment with how to get more energy efficient
Lessons learned from a carbon tax that works
The heads of Microsoft, GE & other corporate titans call on the government to boost spending on research to advance energy innovation as a strategic national priority. Here's the report
How low income communities can save money with energy efficient upgrades for their homes -- while improving health, safety and job opportunities & reducing carbon emissions
Seven things to expect in the solar power market this year
Controversy swirls around EU call for 60% GHG reductions by 2050 goal by the Paris climate summit
Just like us, corporate CEO's don't know how much they're spend on energy bills every year
Sometimes, you get what you pay for with cheap solar panels
Apple spends big to build 100% renewable energy-powered data centers at its Danish & Irish locations
EPA Chief Gina McCarthy has one of the toughest jobs in Washington, climate protection
Are roof-top solar panels adding to the value of a home?
Nothing funny about this animated graph of 135 years of global temperatures
Like all good risk managers, when it comes to climate change, focus on what we don't know
Deutsche Bank joins Citibank & Barclays in growing its green bond holdings
The American Petroleum Institute ends contract with its long-time P.R. firm
Will a utility move into EV recharging energize car sales?
The new NYS Assembly Speaker creates a legislative climate change working group
Help build the future of NYC's past, contribute to the Space/Time Directory
Learn what green bonds do that others don't
With robust revenue growth in 2014, Solar City sets out a 1GW power installation goal
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy's devastation Staten Island has become a living lab for a managed retreat from the sheashore
Georgia utility customers bills will rise to cover cost overruns at still-in-construction twin nuclear power plants
Indonesia will miss its climate action goals if the world's larges coal exporter carries out a plan to triple its use of the fossil fuel at home by 2025
Targeting sustainable growth, Citibank announces an investment finance goal of $100 billion by 2025
How to put a date on climate changes of past times & why accuracy matters
Heavy climate polemics about the core funding direction of the Gates Foundation
Rising numbers of rooftop solar panels is powered by government incentives & lower costs in NYC
Compare & contrast how NY & California are setting the rules for the power grid of the future and the role of distributed energy
Unlike most E.U. members Holland, Luxembourg & the U.K. aren't meeting their renewable energy targets
Can big data relieve urban gridlock and help planners design more mobile cities?
IBM deploys chilled water optimization to save energy, increase employee comfort at its 16 building NY campus & win a award for it
"Building the Knowledge Base for Climate Resiliency: New York City Panel on Climate Change 2015 Report", download it here
Review the record of the role markets play to advance building energy efficiency
Solar industry vitality shown by SolarCity rental of former Solyndra factory to start up manufacturing operations
Governor Cuomo adds Albany to the list of cities able to compete for up to $20 M for advanced energy projects
What holds Florida back from becoming a leader in rooftop solar power?
When it comes to curbing our carbon appetite, voluntary business actions are estimable but not enough
Brazil's mega-city, Sao Paulo could run out of drinking water due to severe drought, pollution & deforestation
Scientists oppose calling those who reject the human-causes of a changing climate "skeptics"
The EPA plan to cut power plant GHG emissions rests on state action, so what to expect?
Who's who on Mayor de Blasio's newly formed Green Buildings Technical Working Group?
Why is red-hot climate activist Naomi Klein cool on carbon taxes?
Creating robust urban sustainability standards is still a work in progress
The Green Mountain State has a green energy champion, Governor Shumlin
Google inks a 20 year wind power purchase deal for its California HQs
$850 million is not the only big thing about Apple's new solar power investment
In the coming decades, NASA predicts the worst drought in 1,000 years will hit the midwest
How are climate denialists coping with record-setting annual temperatures?
Japan starts to OK the reopening of its nuclear power plants
In a city with many old buildings adding wall insulations cuts operating costs
With extreme weather on the rise scientists & meteorologists embrace advanced computing power to devise more accurate forecasts & avert disasters
So what? is the correct response to a GOP vote on the reality of climate change
Watch this Iceland video about turning gas to stone
City leaders should closely study extreme weather events and get better prepared for climate change impacts - or else!
Diagnosing the $15 billion gap in the MTA capital plan, it's said "We have an Albany problem"
With better marketing, low cost metro-area buses could win out over high cost rail projects
An independent solar power company offers business advice to utilities
The Bronx, Brooklyn & Queens need an inter-borough subway line, call it the X
If scientists are studying geo-engineering it's because we've failed at combatting climate change
What powers the EPA's proposed rule to cut carbon emissions also makes it a litigation magnet
Venture capital is so last decade, now lab-as-tech-incubators are happening
Despite its pledge, the UK government spends 300 times more on overseas fossil fuel than green energy projects
Want to launch or advance your green career? Useful advice here
There's renewed hope in Albany for a congestion pricing-type law to raise mass transit funds by imposing fees for cars coming into Manhattan's CBD
How to make the buy or lease choice for rooftop solar panels
How does the environmental track record stack up for Attorney General Eric Holder?
European energy use hits a 20 year low, but how much is due to a down economy & how much is due to more energy efficiency is hard to say
Iceland injects CO2 into a basalt mountain to see if the gas will bind with the stone
California gets another mega-scale solar power plant
Since Illinois gets 50% of its power from coal will nuclear power plant-owning Exelon call the shots in defining renewable energy rules?
Starting in 2016, UK buildings rented for resdiental use must meet minimum energy performance standards
How design adapted to local weather conditions could cut the need for AC
Rajastan will be home to a solar park able to generate up to 10,000 MW of electricity & include a PV module-making facility
Eleven ideas for fixing up the New York State Brownfields cleanup law
Growing personal concern about climate change is greater for Hispanic Americans than whites
Decrepit & financially strapped, the South African power grid is at the edge of collapse
Calling climate change a 'wicked design problem', the New School will put sustainability at the core of its curriculum
China and India start to show what happens when habit stops dominating energy policy
What powers Tea Party members' support for solar power?
Search this website for useful tools to build greener cities
Energy efficiency pays off and at warp-payback speed, so what's stopping you!
Governor Christie signs a law to allow fast tracking the sale of public water supply systems
Utility executives pick energy storage as today's most important emerging technology
Building energy benchmarking reporting reveals privately-owned, commercial buildings in Washington DC are superior energy performers
Despite predictions, a climate-change impacting El Nino hasn't occurred over the last 12 months
Climate scientist Prof. David Victor makes the optimist's case for the outcome of upcoming Paris climate talks
More brown coal is being burned after repeal of Australia's carbon tax
Although it never had much oomph, the Republican-led legislature overturns West Virginia's renewable energy law
How the GSA, the biggest landlord in the US, can go net zero carbon emissions
Create a federal carbon tax and make it revenue neutral
Germans installed 1.89 GW in PV power last year, below the 2 GW target
Now that new transportation options have helped transform Boston's waterfront, what's next for transportation planning?
Could May elections create a Green Party breakthrough in UK politics?
Colorado's renewable portfolio goal would be cut 50% if a State Senate vote prevails
More climate-linked rainfall means Minnesota cities must tackle their waste water systems to stay on top of things
Climate change is inspiring today's novelists
6 charts show renewable energy, especially onshore wind, is getting cost-competitive with fossil fuels
Environmental groups lack standing to sue over a US Import-Export Bank loan guarantee for coal exports finds a federal court
To meet a 50% clean energy goal by 2030, California will consider replacing its renewables benchmark with a broader clean energy standard, but what about comparative costs?
Ferry service at Metrocard prices is part of the de Blasio affordable housing agenda, but what about energy efficiency in his SOTC speech?
The proposed 2016 Obama budget seeks to make the Production & Investment Tax Credits for renewable energy permanent
What's the secret to Burlington, VT's success in providing 100% renewably-sourced electricity to its residents, while cutting costs too?
Governor Christie's biggest mass transit failure wasn't about a bridge, it was about a tunnel
The evidence for non-stop global heating is found in our oceans
London cyclists will be the first in Europe to have 2 dedicated cycleways, the longer would run 18 miles, past some of the city's iconic sites
In 2015, expect new types of issuers, green bond indices & changing investor expectations
Cities start to build infrastructure projects for a more chaotic climate
Compared to other US investors Chicago investors say they prefer energy efficiency & renewables over fossil fuels
$11.4 billion in climate-related funding is included in the Obama 2016 fiscal budget proposal
Depression Era painter Daniel Celentano's images of how things have changed, or not, with NYC mass transit
President Johnson warned of the dangers of carbon emissions in a special message to Congress 50 years ago this month