Pathways To Go From Brown To Green
What are we learning about the pathways + policies for making existing buildings better energy performers?
What are we learning about the pathways + policies for making existing buildings better energy performers?
Some experts doubt that the batteries for powering Tesla's newest cars are feasible
Can Boston succeed in preparing for climate change impacts by way of voluntary resilience standards?
Creating a new state-controlled public benefit corporation responsible for rebuilding the NYC subway system is urged by the Regional Plan Association
Moody's warns US coastal cities to lower climate risks or face credit downgrades, cites like NY will have to do more than dump their fossil fuel investments
While India uses big data to grow its economy + decarbonize its power supply, The Donald clings to Fossil Times
Can you name the one climate-friendly international treaty Trump supports?
Boston considers swapping curbside parking for dedicated bus lanes
Stella McCartney urges the fashion industry to end its wasteful ways
Is 3D printing the future for rolling out super-tall wind turbine powers?
The Trudeau government introduces legislation to put a price on carbon emissions
Spills from the TransCanada Keystone oil pipeline into the US are much higher + more frequent than predicted by owner
Watch Wendy Brawer's TED talk, she's the founder of Green Maps
Inventing the circular economy where nothing's wasted
As flood insurance costs spiral up in coastal cities, what should Congress do?
A revolution in education is a must for a sustainable economy, schooling must meet newly emergent needs
A court orders FEMA to release flood program lawsuit documents to National Public Radio
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Will solar power be a key to rebuilding a Puerto Rico ravaged by Hurricane Maria?
The German Green Party would enter a collation government only with an agreement to shut 7 GW of coal-fired power plants
Temperatures in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya were 5 degrees hotter than in richer neighborhoods during the summer of 2015
Rising electric prices powers a boom in rooftop solar installations
Major Norwegian oil company + wind power developer meets with Governor Brown to discuss prospects for California offshore wind projects
The rooftops of NYC pubic housing will be hosting solar panels, but the 25 MW of renewable power will be sold for use elsewhere
The latest carbon permit auction brought in $860 million for California
The EPA website pages on climate have had more content deleted under the Trump presidency than any other federal agency
After a MA statehouse sit-in protesting a pipeline plan for fracked natural gas, one participant's thoughts on civil disobedience
What is the impact of the 'radical flank' of the environmental movement on the moderate part of the movement + why?
Why the climate action movement will benefit from boosting women's participation
Energy efficiency building advocates must make the business case to brokers to get energy performance into the real estate transaction mix
...Governor Guomo orders Con Ed to fix its electrical systems
A 'polluter pays' carbon tax tops the legislative agenda of a NY environmentalist-labor coalition
Let' look at the record of Trump's EPA chief, Scott Pruitt
People with type A, B or AB blood may be at greater risk of a heart attack when exposed high levels of fine particles in the air
Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund considers an end to its fossil fuel investments
It's not a coastal city, but with a history of devastating floods, Tulsa has become a resilience leader
If congestion pricing is a good answer to traffic congestion + a big part of ending the NYC subway system failures, the question is what's blocking congestion pricing? (Note: decades of political decisions that injured the subway system are also to blame + congestion pricing revenue isn't guaranteed to ensure better decisions now)
Community solar power allows for shared access, think community garden, but for solar
Think of all the windows in a skyscraper, now imagine if they could all create solar power
The first rollercoaster installed at a US amusement park was in Coney Island
Tax breaks survive in Senate bill for wind power, electric cars - and oil -, but clean energy provisions cut in the House version
The biggest insurers see financial risks growing 'exponentially' due to a disrupted climate
Germany's love affair with gas-guzzling cars makes it harder for the country to shrink its carbon footprint
Is Trump's fossil fuel worship a tactic to buy time for domestic carbon industry investments as a defense against doing anything about climate chaos?
More dependable than solar or wind, evaporation could become a major renewable energy source
High-end, green-minded condo coming to Gramercy Park, but the eco-friendly elements are not the cost drivers
Are people the problem in high tech green buildings?
Transit Oriented Development would solve myriad problems for communities in the NY metro area
If energy efficiency is is what's needed, then how to scale up investment rapidly?
Climate change damage has already cost the US economy $240 billion, expect that figure to rise
Thanks to BP, New York Community Trust + NYSERDA, the Urban Future Lab will offer each of three winners a $50,000 cash prize and admission into the ACRE incubator — NYC’s longest running cleantech incubator program. Application deadline December 1st
While the outcome is unknown, the Brooklyn-Queens trolley project inches forward with a prototype
A rebuttal to Financial Times reporting on the life cycle pollution associated with EV's
The good jobs + climate benefits of large-scale clean energy investments by NY spelled out in new report
Microsoft signs on to the biggest corporate power purchase agreement in Europe + will purchase it from a Dutch wind farm
Canada, Mexico + 15 US Governors announce the North American Climate Leadership Dialogue
The US as fossil fuel exporter + global growth or renewables are 2 of today's top global energy trends
Resilient power grids + EV's make a high-performance combo
25 cities commit to hit net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 + launch a new global standard to measure + report emissions from cities and local governments, starting 2018
While they're environmentally excellent, LED's are not perfect, yet
America's Pledge, a coalition of 20 states, 50 US cities as well as universities private firms, vow to abide by the Paris climate agreement
Look who's supporting the use of plastic rather than iron water pipes around the US
In Pakistan's 2nd largest city Lahore, smog is called 'the 5th season'
The time for climate persuasion is over, what's next?
"If you don't insulate your roof, then you're just paying to heat outer space." Neil deGrasse Tyson
American activists offer an alternative to Trump at the Bonn climate talks
The Brooklyn-Queens Connector trolley plan may not go anywhere
What's at stake in Bonn's international climate accord conference?
Plagued with a glut of carbon emissions permits, the EU proposes tailoring a new funding mechanism
Why is the dizzying plunge in the cost of renewable energy slowing?
After decades of dredging + draining restoration of the Florida everglades begins
With peak travel season on the way, consider cutting your carbon footprint with the Good Traveler program
Since Trump is allergic to any thought of climate change, can disaster planning officials get more resources by calling their work "resilience building"?
Which cities are leading the way on electric vehicle markets?
Solar panels to create 3.2 megawatts of electricity will be installed on Stuyvesant Town + Peter Cooper Village rooftops by 2019
The Trump Administration proposal to give special favors to coal + nuke-generated electricity transmission unites other energy suppliers in opposition
Climate scientist Michael Mann says we know from the science that the time for action is now, more political debate is just hot air
It's China, not Tesla that's the big challenge for the EV industry emerging in the EU
It's not just floods + wildfires that belong in climate change cost calculations, it's the social + political consequences
Germany needs to decide whether to be a climate leader or to hang on to its coal industry
Imagine getting enough bi-partisan support for energy efficiency to surge ahead
Outcomes of Election 2017 could impact the success of a green agenda
Even if every nation meets its Paris Accord pledged goals, keeping emissions below a key threshold is unlikely, but tougher goals could do the job
A critic finds fault with NY's proposal for heating/cooling the Empire State Plaza in Albany + offers an alternative
Greenpeace seeks a Climate Campaign Director who will be responsible for developing the long-term GPUS Climate Campaign Strategy, ensuring it aligns with the goals identified in Greenpeace’s Global Framework
HSBC pledge $100 billion for financing + investment by 2025 for the transition to a low carbon economy
Climate scientists remind us we're all in this together + we know what we have to do to make things better
Mayor de Blasio talks the environmental talk, but does he walk it?
What's with EPA's plan to get rid of its science advisors in the name of 'avoiding financial entanglements'?
With a first target of 30 dirty power plants, Beyond Coal Europe launches
Elders organize for climate action
NYC is trying to mitigate the impact of a future Sandy-like disaster, but turning ideas into reality has been slow, complicated. Why?
"We have probed the earth, excavated it, burned it, ripped things from it, buried things in it, chopped down its forests, leveled its hills, muddied its waters, and dirtied its air. That does not fit my definition of a good tenant. If we were here on a month-to-month basis, we would have been evicted long ago." Rose Bird, Chief Justice of California Supreme Court (2 Nov 1936-1999)
The National Climate Assessment's findings about confirmed + emergent science issues in the final draft, version, report release date Nov. 3
China cuts the gap between the quantity of renewable energy it creates + the amount it uses, but still has a long way to go
With offshore site lease in hand, Statoil seeks a power purchase agreement in NY by 2018
NYC allocates $17.5 million toward developing the Bushwick Inlet Park project
Philadelphia experiments with pegging household water +sewer rates to income levels
The wind + solar industries are on the alert about the fate of current Production and Investor Tax Credits in soon-to-be-unveiled GOP tax proposal