Big Rooftop Solar For Brooklyn
Interested in developing a community solar garden on the Brooklyn Army Terminal roof?
Interested in developing a community solar garden on the Brooklyn Army Terminal roof?
Consider the implications of recent auction results for grid purchases of wind + solar power
The Hunts Points parks on the South Bronx waterfront get big cheers + big sighs
Aging wind turbines can get rejuvenated with new electronics + longer blades as the local labor market also gets a lift
For $200 billion, Saudi Arabia will get 200 gigawatts of solar power
A Massachusetts judge finds in favor of a civil disobedience defense brought by 13 gas pipeline protestors
The Democratic/GOP rift over climate change deepens, finds new Gallup poll
Tentative c.p. deal per @JimmyVielkind, surcharging yellows + Ubers et al. but w/o cordon toll, generates just ~35% of travel-time + transit-imprvmnt benefits of "robust" version of Fix NYC. See shots from my BTA spreadsheet. @WinnHu @JDavidsonNYC @MoveNewYork @StreetsblogNYC pic.twitter.com/75K7rPQNuQ— Charles Komanoff (@Komanoff) March 28, 2018
"It’s really important to understand who your competitors are. A lot of the people in the energy supply industries haven’t realized their biggest competitor is efficiency. The energy you don’t use is invisible, so it’s hard to see that competition" Amory Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute
China claims it has met its carbon intensity cutting goals two years early
Courts are where it's at for US climate protection action these days
Environmental Advocates urges Governor Cuomo to show climate leadership in New York State budget negotiations
A possible nuclear power deal between the US + Saudi Arabia may be about more than keeping the lights on
13 years after launching, the European carbon trading market starts having an impact
Forget the Russians, Trump's embrace of auto industry desires to cut fuel efficiency standards is a national environmental security risk
RT @ClimSciDefense What's it like to be harassed or attacked for JUST doing your job? Scientists @MichaelEMann @KHayhoe, @TucsonPeck, @NaomiOreskes + Malcolm Hughes explain https://t.co/QbIVXanSQA -@CLIMATEMAMA @1o5CleanEnergy @ClimateOpp @ClimateOfGavin @PaulHBeckwith @NJdoc pic.twitter.com/IVfkdaRHKg— Allan Margolin (@AllanMargolin) March 26, 2018
Withdrawing from a transmission line agreement, the Department of Energy puts another obstacle in the path of wind power
NY can accelerate building energy efficiency growth by giving utilities a stake in its success
French President Macron pushes for an EU minimum carbon emissions price, requiring a tax on imports from non-EU countries not doing enough to tackle climate change
A scientist explains why Pruitt is about restricting the use of legitimate science, not fostering it at at the EPA
Ever wonder why roof gardens help cool hot cities? Here's why
The new federal spending bill could jumpstart Gateway, the near-dead cross-NY/NJ harbor rail tunnel
NYC learns to cut GHG's one small building energy retrofit at a time
Couldn't make it to Judge Alsup's court room? Here's a summary of the climate science tutorial he requested from municipal plaintiffs + Big Oil defendants
According to filings by 15 major US insurers, 2017's natural disasters have so far cost the industry at least $14.5 billion + that's "significant"
"Apparently the Trump administration will prepare for disasters that are consistent with its ideology (ISIS, crime by immigrants) + not those that aren't (climate change, gun violence, contaminated water in poor communities)." Professor Michael Gerrard
Meeting Paris Accord climate goals means getting cities, state + corporations to officially sign on
Will E-ZPass be the tech solution for congestion pricing?
Judge Alsup, presiding over a San Francisco + Oakland climate change lawsuit, gets his requested climate science crash-course
Is your building ready to post its Energy Grade? #NYC Local Law 33 compliance is coming.. Read more: https://t.co/5CEF1SWqad And if you're a tenant, let us know in the comments if you'll be paying attention to #energyefficiency when seeking out your next space. pic.twitter.com/nwWB0MYE6Z— Gotham 360 (@Gotham360) March 20, 2018
“You say, ‘My uncle went to the hospital and died of a heart attack.’ You don’t say the heart attack was caused by air pollution... It’s still a big killer here. It’s much bigger than from people who die from plane crashes or war or terrorism...” https://t.co/6EnROePnXf— Keith Gaby (@RealKeithGaby) March 20, 2018
Blue states + eco-advocates seeking to preserve Obama Era rules or craft remedies to get around federal hostility to climate action is what's happening now
By 2019, the University of Hawaii Maui College, plans to be the first 100% renewable energy campus in the US
Holland contracts for the world's first zero- subsidy offshore wind farm that will sell power to wholesale markets
A bill raising renewable energy goals is rejected by Maryland lawmakers, along with a bill requiring the state to get all its energy from renewable sources by 2035
Access to big data will become a multi-billion dollar battle for fossil fuel extractors
Urban up zoning, even for climate protection, arouses heated controversy
Justin Palmer wants to do for Passive House in the US what Elon Musk did for Tesla
Florida building codes go limp, other storm-prone states with rising climate risks might follow
Use transit signal priority tech to get NYC buses moving + revive ridership
Is it a big deal if the Earth warms by 1.5 degrees or 2 degrees Celsius? Yes!
Climate-caused injury to oceans today will remain for centuries
Interact with this map that shows which parts of the US heated up fastest since 1899
Rated the world's happiest nation, Bhutan has zero carbon emissions, just a coincidence?
The NYC Mayor's Office seeking an Assistant Director for Press + Communications, a key member of the Climate Policy + Programs team + its' External Affair team
8 ideas for serious upgrades of NYC subways
For some, small modular nuclear reactors can save a troubled industry, others disagree
Carbon-cutting climate policy could be electric power utilities' new best friend
Sullivan County, NY is home to the state's first completed community solar power project
Failing to halt climate change isn't the the biggest setback for activists, it's failing to communicate + persuade on what's wrong with natural gas
Dozens of US cities leave people stranded in transit deserts, can this change?
Having succeed in its battle to cut fine particle air pollution, China can expect longer lives for its people
...the day after tomorrow's could be integrated microgrid networks for climate-friendly, reliable power
With California on a green energy roll, three in-state gas burning power plants are closing
The We Mean Business coalition seeks a Policy Manager to work on development + execution of policy strategy for deploying corporate voices in support of more ambitious climate policies internationally. Position is remote with a preference for individual located in Europe, but will consider applicants in US East Coast time zone, regular international travel required
Can RGGI, the multi-state carbon cap + trade program, be a model for capping transportation-sector carbon emissions?
Big Oil, unlike the current US President, sees a lower carbon future as part of its long term business interests
Adding 'reflective surfaces' in both urban + rural areas will help reduce health-harming heat
Trump's proposed 2019 science budget continues his assault on knowledge + reason, no relief in sight
Sneak peek of the Hudson Yards art center on wheels, any thoughts on how energy efficient it will be?
Without a robust bus system, NYC mass transit fails many aging + disabled residents
Impose a stiff fee on for-hire cars, with or without passengers, recommends controversial report
Architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom launches a project to help Bangkok + other southeast Asian cities confront climate-linked flood risks
InsideClimate News is launching the Institute for Environmental Journalism this summer in New York City. The intensive three-week program is open to high school students + recent graduates and will take place July 9-27. Apply now
Would the eyeball-grabbing article "Cities Emit 60% More Carbon Than Thought" actually help take a bigger bite out of carbon emissions?
As central bands around the world start raising interest rates, the cost of money could start squeezing green energy projects
Figuring out the right price for small, distributed energy resources with emissions has been a challenge in NY, pricing carbon is a better path
A different way to think about nuclear power in the context of wind + solar
Today's storm will be tomorrow's high tide in eastern coastal cities, predicts new report
10 House elections where Millennial's climate views could matter this year
Are there feasible pathways to reaching carbon free transportation + heating to power a low carbon economy?
Is corporate leadership talking more talk + walking more walk on responsible climate + sustainability conduct?
Looking at climate policy + politics in the northwest tempers optimism about making rapid progress
Could rooftop solar get as cheap as utility-scale solar + what's in it for utilities?
A new network of ultrafast recharging station, paid for by automakers, will end range anxiety for EV drivers in Europe
It's easier to talk about the climate than to take action, until doing some makes 'dollars + sense', but still...
Blockchain technology will be installed on the Chilean electric power grid in 2018 + boost data security
Nearly 60% of all new clothing is incinerated or landfilled within a year of being made, this is the opposite of cool, stop being dumb about fashion
Why is the rate of global energy efficiency gains slowing down + what would speed it up?
Plans are being made to connect Cleveland's parks + green spaces with networks of walkable greenways + bike paths
Community Shared Solar can plug NYC apartment residents into locallly-sourced clean energy
Other than doling out money to rebuild in California fire country, nothing's changed in where you build + how
What 127 corporations who have pledged to go for 100% renewable energy doing to get there?
Site-specific maps of projected sea level rise are scarce, putting new development at risk, but that could be changing