Blockchain For Clean Power 101
Could blockchain be the BFF to finance distributed renewable energy expansion?
Could blockchain be the BFF to finance distributed renewable energy expansion?
NASA spends almost as much on climate science research each year as it does on space exploration, what would Trump cuts to its climate budget mean?
On December 15, a federal auction for an offshore wind site will occur and NY State will be a bidder
Check out social media's most liked fraudulent climate news
Greenpeace disputes NYT story on Chinese coal mining
After a dip, that wasn't a trend, China boosts coal production AND don't miss readers' comments for insight on US attitudes
Cities + states can be climate actors that make a global difference
Five cities vie for for $5 million to grow renewable energy + local job in NY's $5 "race-to-the-top' program
To keep the promises of of the Paris climate accord demands finance for sustainable infrastructure that is both low-carbon + climate-resilient, insists to Prof. Lord Stern
Former-NYC Mayor Bloomberg calls on 128 US mayors to join the Paris Climate Accord, whatever the next President decides to do
A City Council proposal would fund expansion of Citi Bike to all NYC neighborhoods
Facing its worst times yet, the ex-chief of France's nuclear power industry cites closure of French plants + competition from low cost renewable power
Think the coal industry will revive under Trump? Consider Michigan, think again, but don't ditch Obama's CPP either
Trump won't find it easy to kill off a profit-making, innovative energy project loan program
By investing more capital in pollution control technology, businesses had the capacity to produce more output while cutting pollutants is the reason why the US improved air quality + gained manufacturing between 1990 - 2008
Climate change is or soon will harm global economic health say a majority of professional economists + current models low-ball that harm surveys find
EU-nation pension funds to include climate change risks in their investment decisions
In the 2016 elections, the GOP got more money from solar + wind power firms than the Dems
Policy alignment on power sources, trade, tax and R&D legislation is key to the UK becoming a leading low-carbon economy, says Bloomberg energy expert
$74 million in certified green bonds will help finance 2 Indian wind power projects
Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe kicks off an on-line project to inform the public about you-know-what, with a smile not a scowl
Five ways that slashing NASA's climate research budget would wound the nation
If 'sustainability' is as trending corporate claim, do US consumers care?
Learn how 3 Atlanta, GA neighborhoods are cutting risks of stormwater damage by using porous paving materials + related green street improvements
With $15 trillion in assets, SII, a group of finance + corporate CEO's, pledges climate action
A letter from 71 Mayors calling on Donald Trump to adopt climate-friendly action policies
A letter from 33 Mayors calling on Donald Trump to partner with them on climate-friendly policies + actions
The NY Attorney General demands Exxon/Mobil disclose what its accountants say about the cost of climate risk to its investors
Will bright prospects for offshore wind coming to NY be realized now?
Will President Trump carry out the threat of cutting off NASA's climate science funding?
NY's highest court rules that the state has a right to review the permit renewal application the Indian Point nuclear power plant submitted for federal approval
A 100% renewable energy city, how Burlington Vermont made it happen
Strict rules for locally-produced content to shape Turkey's entry into the renewable energy economy
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Distributed clean energy has a friend at FERC (FERC?)
Rising nighttime temperatures help explain overall record high temperatures this century
If Trump derails US climate efforts, China will seize the opportunity to become the world's #1 climate-action nation + the economic benefits that entails
"Are we taking pragmatic actions to encourage the best impulses of the new administration or are we legitimizing something much darker? The choice is not one that will be presented to us all at once...we will be presented with it over and over again."Ted Nordhaus
Since Beijing has started to tackle its toxic air pollution, what are the lessons for Delhi?
Donald Trump's climate-change-is-a-Chinese-hoax views are baseless, but didn't come out of thin air
Written before the election, Arlie Hochschild discover why economic self-interest + environmental health are no match for Trump's allure to Louisiana voters
Sale of the FitzPatrick nuclear power plant to Exelon for $110 million approved by the NY Public Service Commission
Looking for global climate action leadership? Keep an eye on what Germany does
Interviews with climate activists on what to do during the Age of Trump
A first take on what Trump could/might/probably can't do to US energy + climate policy when meeting market + tech realities
"Bottom line: Donald Trump is preparing to bet the future of the planet in a long-shot wager against physics" Bill McKibben
If Trump scrubs climate action from his agenda, the rest of the world will move on to set fossil fuel limits + launch an energy revolution without the US
Climate resiliency adaptation plans of 17 US cities
France vows to shut all it's coal-burning power plants by 2023
Think solar power is just for daytime? Think again
A 750 MW - 1 GW solar power development is announced for Chile's mining industry that will double the nation's solar capacity
While President Trump can't change climate science, experts weigh in on how much climate policy progress he might erase
Activist says climate-committed US cities are the great hope for this nation's contribution for cutting GHGs
Prospects for US renewable energy may not nosedive during the Trump years
Local wetlands prevented $625 million in property damages from Superstorm Sandy
Using the tools of public persuasion, billionaire Tom Steyer will continue to finance climate activism
Wind power's up, natural gas is down, could be a sign of something big in Texas
A persistent fossil-fuel era means the world won't meet Paris climate accord goals of limiting global heating
NYC tackles the challenge of devising safety measures to minimize the fire hazard risk of energy storage gear
A green office retrofit breaks records in London
Can't manage climate change without measuring building energy performance + improving it
German + EU officials say they won't impose tariffs on US goods if nation withdraws from the Paris Climate Accord
Will Trump gut hard-won auto fuel efficiency standards?
With President Trump + a GOP Congress what could happen to environmental protection?
South Africa faces historic choices in planning it's post-fossil fuel energy future
The NY League of Conservation Voters seeks a NYC Program Manager. Working with coalition partners, s/he will strive to hold the City accountable for its ambitious goals by creating momentum for transformative policies, electing the right people to the right offices + building a strong, diverse supporter base
Mark Chambers appointed as director of the Mayor's Office of Sustainability
Cloud tracking cameras to be deployed for coping with dips in Australian solar power output
Does Trump's election mean abandoning all hope of keeping global heating below 2 degrees C?
Unlike climate action politics, transitioning to clean energy is a goal many Americans share + states can do a lot
With the election of Catherine Cortez-Mastro to fill Nevada's US Senate vacancy, an opponent of Obama's Clean Power Plan is defeated
Will Trump's election mean US rejection of the Paris Climate Accord?
An anti-solar measure disguised as pro-solar legislation fails in Florida
Washington voters say no to Intro 732, the nation's first state carbon tax ballot initiative
6 reasons why the outcome of the Marrakesh climate talks will matter to you
Solar power gets a boost with the first-ever $118 M green bond issued by Morocco
Better benchmarking data can help apartment building owners save $3.4 billion on energy bills annually
Do the right thing + deploy the right tools to ensure smart cities are technologically savvy + intelligently adaptive to all residents’ needs
Worried about sea level rise? You should be
New Delhi has the world's most polluted urban air + other Indian cities aren't far behind
Coastal Charleston isn't waiting for South Carolina to take climate action
Has 'Resiliency' been hijacked to promote pricey development in NYC?
NY misses a legal deadline for adopting updated sea level rise projections
If the Apocalypse is not the right climate action meme, what is?
NYC tree population grows, up 12.6% since 2006
The New South Wales government aspires to reducing this Australian state's carbon emissions to zero by 2050
With all the talk of climate disruption, what's it like to live in China's expanding desert area?
The shutdown of operating US nuclear power plants is good news for gas + coal but bad for climate protection
Indonesia +Vietnam could be the newest solar power adopters of Southeast Asia
London's air pollution crisis would be eased if diesel-burning vehicles were banned from center city
Air pollution woes has Madrid on the verge of cutting car access by 50% to the city center
Don't miss the New York Times readers' comments on Mayor de Blasio's proposed Brooklyn-Queens streetcar
What's happening to public housing residents whose buildings were destroyed by extreme weather?
A carbon tax is on the ballot in Washington state + it's got the coal industry anxious
If the GOP wins, VP candidate Pence wants NASA to halt scientific research into climate change + limit itself to outer space exploration
Mayor de Blasio envisions a host of added mass transit options
The White House climate panel reports on what's being done to advance resilience
If renewable energy loses its priority position on European transmission lines, the entire industry could be set back
Centralized planning gets it wrong on Chinese coal-burning power plant development
Too much smart city research + planning is driven by the technology, rather than citizens' needs; this must change
Why are some NYC public gardens behind bars?
Is there anything that can make it better?