The Hot Big Chill
How Arctic warming creates fierce winters in East Asia & North America
How Arctic warming creates fierce winters in East Asia & North America
With better wind farm siting strategies birds and turbines can cohabit
Utility-scale solar power plant output is 31 times higher than a decade ago
Despite passage in California's Senate two climate action bills may lose in the Assembly
Facing vigorous protest by university faculty & students, the Abbott government withdraws $4 million in funding to hire climate-contrarian Bjorn Lomborg
Improving resilience to Sandy-struck NY metro communities is a big opportunity for place-making
Bankruptcy filings by a Virgina-based coal company reveal its financial support for harassing climate scientists with lawsuits
Australian carbon emissions projected to exceed Abbot government's weak goals
Interest builds for establishing "parametric" insurance policies that provide climate risk coverage for poorer nations
Bounteous information about solar power programs in NY
Best read of the month, big props to Dave Roberts
NYC commits $100 million to build a flood shield system around lower Manhattan & hopes for another $500 million in federal assistance
SolarCity's $900 million Buffalo PV factory is seeking 1,400 workers
A bitter conflict among environmentalists rages over industrial-scale solar power plants
Big props for Angelenos who cut their water use by 21% in July, exceeding the 16% target
Why is Tampa today like New Orleans in 2005?
10 tips for having less plastic in your life
Rio de Janeiro is the first city to meet the climate-forward Compact of Mayors targets
Big changes on the way for timing home energy use & cutting costs
It's not too soon, to seek investment information based on ESG - environmental, social and governance data disclosures
Energy efficient light bulbs & home appliances get promoted but rooftop solar tariffs are cut in Victoria, Australia
What does $2.2 billion in carbon cap & trade auction revenues buy in California?
Climate change impacts refocus ecologists' interest in the urban environment
Sustainable energy activists cheer regulator's rejection of a plan to purchase the local power company by utility giant Exelon
South African researchers invent a mirror that could be key for generating cheap concentrated solar power
How performance-based regulation will transform electric power utilities by revolutionizing the calculus of profitability by propelling public policy goals
Hey kids want to flim-flam the European GHG reduction scheme? here's how!
How REV, New York's electric regulatory revolution, could calm utility hatred for their rooftop solar panel customers
"We refuse to surrender the hope of a clean energy future to those who fear it and fight it.", Barak Obama
Put simply, climate mitigation slows the spread of inequality; adaptation speeds it up
OK, July 2015 temperature is just a data point but good golly!
Obama boosts clean energy & efficiency efforts, including a new $1 billion loan program
NYC's Sanitation Department is testing new trash collection vehicles to see if they're less polluting & more energy efficient than the current truck fleet
The daily commute by way of 105-year old train tunnels between NY & NJ
What's been learned about the climate change-hurricane nexus in the decade since Katrina?
Are pedestrians & cyclists safer now?
Duke University research finds that without RGGI, GHG emissions would have been 24% higher in participating states
Carnegie Hall, built in 1891, earns a LEED Silver rating
In an open solicitation, a solar power bid to supply the electric grid beat out a natural gas bidder
The power gridss in hot, dry regions like the Southwest face major reliability threats from climate change impacts
With NY-NJ metro region transit ridership way up and service quality way down, where are we headed?
Today, 50% of the world's people live in cities, by mid century it could be 70%, creating opportunities for the first metropolitan generation to take pivotal climate actions
The island of Hawaii sets a goal of getting 100% renewables on its electric grid by 2045 and will gain real-world experience to share
Nine climate advocacy foundations awarded $50 million in initial funding from MacArthur Foundation 'genius grants'
Scientists invent a way to take carbon dioxide from the air, convert it to nano-fibers & spin it into into multipurpose carbon fiber
European wind turbine makers are top stock market performers
To voters from solar power CEO Jigar Shaw: Green energy movement is the new red, white & blue
New scientific research finds levels of Chinese CO2 emissions could be overestimated relative to those of other nations
Attention renewable energy folks! Hillary Clinton has a position on net metering
Environmental disasters are framed by race, class, gender and social worth, stop calling them "natural" disasters
200 electric vehicles will be made available to delegates at the Paris climate summit
Utilities might become new BFFs of community solar power installers
Providence, RI reclaims 19 acres of land for redevelopment after a section of an interstate highway was relocated
1,800 years of cooler ocean temperatures ended when global warming began
Can mini-turbines installed inside city water mains generate enough electric power to make a difference?
Federal payment for a new cross-Hudson rail tunnel is something the Governor and the Mayor agree on & both back the Senator Schumer plan
How an energy efficiency loan program financed the upgrade of a 54-unit affordable multifamily building in the Bronx
Lessons from NOLA & NYC for how the media and city-dwellers can collaborate on adapting to climate risks
Why are the number of new green jobs in California way lower than policy projections?
Megatrends like climate change mean that certain sustainability factors can make or break a business. Under securities law, they are material to an investor & companies can and should be disclosing them
The trajectory of the energy sector affects everything Read this and ponder what's necessary now
Despite substantial solar power gains, the industry is nose-diving on Wall Street
Presidential hopefuls Cruz, Fiorina & Walker each oppose California's climate action plan in their own way
What 's the peer review process for a recent J. Hansen climate science paper that predicts alarming sea level rise?
The NY Times gives a big editorial thumbs up to building a cross-Harbor rail tunnel & calls on all involved parties to ante up
Glass paint could be the best option for chilling out under a metal roof in the summer
LED light bulbs are turning out to be a utility's best carbon-cutting friend, along with energy-efficient home appliances
Japan's minister of the environment won't support plans for a 1,070 MW coal-burning power plant, setting up a conflict within the government
A new on-line tool called Climate Feedback enables climate scientists to publicly comment on media coverage of their area of expertise
An audit of the MTA finds more subways are missing their on time goals & the agency plans to solve the problem by lowering the goals
Infectious diseases like cholera & salmonella will thrive in a hotter world, you won't
Court challenges to the Obama Clean Power Plan begin
NYC hosts great zoos & aquariums, here's a list to help plan your weekend
1.6 million Chinese die a year due to breathing polluted air, with Beijing & Shanghai residents at particular risk
Koch brothers & ExxonMobil money supports Florida solar energy opponent
Philadelphia gamifies water conservation with an app that lets owners add green stormwater infrastructure to their properties
Why did Governor Christie kill the NJ-NY tunnel project and what did he do with the its funding?
The 2015 El Nino, a cyclic Pacific region climate disturbance, differs from the 1997 event & why that matters
The 32-year romance of two NYC naturalists started in Prospect Park
Infrastructure makes an appearance in 2015 Mayoral races
Meet Atyia Martins, Boston's first chief resilience officer, who will focus on how income inequality factors into disaster recovery
Facts & figures on green building growth in the word's second largest LEED market
Pennsylvania considers its options for meeting the EPA Clean Power Plan carbon cuts
Has the home solar power market outgrown its need for government loan programs?
It's been a big year for US climate action, who's done the best recent coverage?
Australia axes its annual climate change public attitude survey
Why the US has such bad public transportation and, maybe, how to make it better
True or false? (and don't skip listeners comments!)
Rx for too-cold summertime office temperature that also boosts the EPA Clean Power
Will voter choice hinge on a candidate's environmental stance?
Claiming the program has met its renewable energy objectives, Nova Scotia ends its Community Feed-in Tariff (COMFIT)
Since Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a freeze on the state's renewables and energy efficiency program, what's been the economic impact?
Regulators should cut rate-based profits to a Georgia power utility as the cost of its new nuclear plant rises says environmental group
Only LED light bulbs will be on sale at IKEA, as of September
With energy supplies strained by red-hot weather Polish industries forced to reduce output due to power cuts
Overcapacity & razor-thin profit margins combined with heavy debt & bearish stock market spell trouble for China's solar panel industry
Just how much of the US electric power supply could be met by wind power?
A California utility issues a request for proposal for next generation grid-scale storage batteries with 'just-in-time' delivery capability
What explains Australia's reversal from climate hero to zero?
This tidal fence is designed to generate electricity in shallow water, be cheaper than off-shore wind turbines & won't harm marine life
Iowa is the 15th state to adopt curriculum guidelines that include learning the scientific evidence about human-caused climate change
Big power utility NRG gives public support to Obama's Clean Power Plan because it validates the company's own green strategy, but corporate critics remain
By having states devise their own carbon cut solutions, Obama's Clean Power Plan aims to unleash economic diversity & innovation
Nottingham England installs a 40 car parking space covered with canopies that protects cars & generates solar power
NYC subway riders take their trash with them now that the MTA has removed garbage cans
Japan restarts its nuclear power plants after a 4 year post-Fukushima shut-down
The plan for a 1.2 gigawatt North Sea wind farm clears another government hurdle
An energy efficiency upgrade of the Chrysler Building spire makes this icon even greater and has a payback of under 2 years
NYC buildings near the goal of converting from burning the dirtiest grades of fuel oil
Some say natural gas is the bridge fuel for slowing climate change until the renewables industry matures. Others say that's crazy
Why did a home weatherization program fail to attract folks in the UK and are there lessons for US programs?
With demand side energy efficiency removed as an essential 'building block' of the EPA Clean Power Plan, what are the consequences?
With the operating license for the nuclear power plant near NYC up for renewal, Indian Point tries building public support
One thing the Clean Power Plan ought to do: prompt journalists to ask Republicans what their plan is to reduce carbon emissions.— David Roberts (@drvox) August 5, 2015
Coal-burning spikes in Australia, the first jurisdiction to repeal a carbon tax
With all eyes focused on cutting carbon emissions, learn where US power plants are sited
Watch Columbia Professor Jeffery Sachs take down media mogul Rupert Murdoch for staying stuck in climate change denial
New utility scale solar power installations setting Latin American records
Bill Gates explains why he's investing $1 billion of his own money in clean energy research, but says what governments do matters most of all
The who's who leading organizing strategies to attack the EPA Clean Power Plan that started early last year.
The nine carbon cap & trade state coalition called RGGI vows to defend the new EPA clean power plan if opponents raise court challenges
India's state-run oil companies make loans for building solar power and generators
Everything you need to know about the 'Boris Bus'
The creative & the contentious in EPA's Clean Power Plan
The Society of Environmental Journalists announces the best articles of 2014-2015
Roosevelt Island residents use pneumatic tubes to get rid of their trash, even if they don't know it
Not a 40 year old, 155 pound male,? then your office air conditioning wasn't designed for you