Nowhere Will Be Safe
Think you'll be safe from climate change inside a room with AC? Think again
Think you'll be safe from climate change inside a room with AC? Think again
What can an astrophysicist teach us about living in the era of climate disruption?
A bill to raise utility renewable energy buys 2% a year could get signed by the Governor of Massachusetts, but it's got some controversial bits
"Sh*t! I smoke!" is an app that tells you how many equivalent cigarettes you are smoking, simply by breathing the air in your community.— Ryan Werder (@rjwerder) July 30, 2018
Chicago, we're at 2.1 cigs a day. Gross.
Who else wants to know how many cigarettes they didn't know they are smoking each day? pic.twitter.com/EjkIgKplc7
The Ganges delta city of Kolkata becomes a climate casualty, but it could have been otherwise
A teen team takes the challenge of designing a sustainable building for a climate-changed future
This Brooklyn affordable housing complex get microgrid power to keep the lights on + boost system-wide resiliency
What leadership in urban renewable energy looks like today
The media isn't the only party that must make climate disruptions part of an ongoing national conversation
Unusually warm sea water leads Finnish nuclear power plant output cuts due to diminished cooling capacity
Better responses than silence or snark for conversational comebacks with climate deniers
4 things to do now to speed up planning + execution of a NY congestion pricing mandate
The NYC Council will try to cap the number of ride-hailing vehicles on the streets
Today’s building sector is charting its course in an increasingly complex world, where rapid urbanization, political shifts & #climate change call for a regular recalibration of strategies including designing zero-carbon buildings. Learn more: https://t.co/jXV60JjuYD pic.twitter.com/4DRLgEBGxl— World Resources Inst (@WorldResources) July 27, 2018
Looking to create an offshore wind power business hub, Virginia hires a consultant
What can climate science tell us about extreme weather events?
National Grid offers a utility blueprint for northeast states to cut their GHG emissions 80% by 2050
Even the most climate-conscious news media still silo climate reporting from weird weather disasters, why?
San Francisco resolves to screen its insurance contracts over investments in fossil fuel assets
First impressions of using a dockless bike in NYC
Legal eagles propose a NYC tax strategy to install more green roofs, which, so far, have been few + far between
A New Haven-based partnership wins the Roy Family Award for reducing sewage overflows + advancing social justice by deploying local "green" infrastructure solutions
Tokyo tackles the urban heat island effect with thermal barrier coatings + water-retaining pavement for roadways
Aging + costly to operate, today's nuclear power plants can't compete with natural gas-fired plants + could close, even though they're climate-friendlier
...the first association is "weather", it used to be "polar bears"
What are the prospects for converting the Hoover Dam into a battery to store renewable energy?
A Maine judge dismisses environmentalists' challenge to the Governor's Executive Order to drag out wind turbine project permits
Hanoi, where motor bike mobility is massive, takes first steps to improve its severely and chronically polluted air
A new study calculates the combined value of market + nonmarket climate-induced damage - it's not cheap + it's not equally distributed
The NYC Retrofit Accelerator, a case study of a project to advance energy upgrades in existing buildings
Prime Minister Trudeau faces fossil fuel decisions with big impacts on Canadian climate policies
A year after the MTA vowed to fix the subways, service delays + breakdowns remain rampant
City + state transit systems are dysfunctional or worse + don't meet climate action needs, what must be changed?
Called 'reversible refrigerators', heat pumps are warming homes while cutting soot + CO2 emissions in China + the EU
Once, everyone talked about the coming solar power/energy storage revolution, now, it's happening
During Japan's scorching summer, clothes with built-in fans offer personal comfort
The 2nd Avenue subway's next phase is slated to open in 2029
...Here's what NYC grassroots environmental justice activists are doing about it
The temperature contrast between seasons is amplifying due to human-caused climate change impacts, new research finds
Gina Rinehart, an Australian mining magnate, gives millions to a Koch Brothers-style climate denial institute
The Power Shift Network seeks a new Executive Director. PSN mobilizes the collective power of young people to mitigate climate change + create a just, clean energy future + resilient, thriving communities for all.
Why is EV sales growth slowing in the EU, even as demand for diesel cars sinks?
With a specific 10 point agenda, America's Pledge offers a road map for carbon-cutting, bottom-up action by businesses, cities + states
New Yorkers qualifying for food stamps can buy $5/month Citi Bike memberships
Recyclable + sustainable serving cups development is a new joint project paid for by McDonald's + Starbucks
Expecting a 3 foot sea level rise by mid-century, the Mayor of Honlulu directs climate mitigation + adaption planning to start now
Why is Los Angeles having such weird weather this summer?
Sarcastic writing in The Onion alters the attitudes of the climate indifferent new research finds
Can cities do more than just expect the unexpected with the arrival of self-driving vehicles?
Growth in NYC's labor force participation is linked to growth in subway ridership + what that means
"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."
- Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
Take a spin class in Emeryville, CA, send electricity to the grid
Wish someone would do something about idling, emissions-spewing vehicles on NYC streets? Meet George Pakenham
Governor Cuomo reveals a plan to procure 800 Megawatts of offshore wind + jumpsuit industry in NY
An art exhibit displaying bottles filled with polluted water gets a reaction from Chinese officials
It's power grid + its people battered by storms, grid restoration is not enough for Puerto Rico, now solar power + microgrids enter the scene
With its vote to divest from fossil fuels, Ireland becomes the first nation to take this climate action pledge
We joined our partner transportation advocacy organizations this week to unveil our 2018 Transportation Equity Agenda. This state policy agenda includes subway, bus, street safety and accessibility improvements to make transit safe and accessible for all https://t.co/pnVcImTTLv pic.twitter.com/8f6qhngm6O— NYLCV (@nylcv) July 12, 2018
Want solar, but don't have the rooftop for it?. Now, NYC apartment dwellers can get what they want
Worried about floods + storm surges? If you can afford it, you can literally move up
Maine's opposition to offshore wind development could pivot on the 2018 election for Governor
A new Warren Buffet-backed Chinese joint venture forms to lease electric buses to cities, schools + firms in the US
What's in Nixon's call for a $7 billion yearly NY carbon tax + how is it different from what Cuomo is doing?
US public opinion shifts toward acknowledgement of climate change + human activity links, but political polarization very high
A sustainable + thriving global economy requires rapid + deep decarbonization says head of IPCC
Old or frail? This is how hot weather can kill you
“So triggering climate change was not our fault, but not doing something about it now that we've recognized it, not switching energy infrastructures now that we've recognized it - yeah, not only would that be our fault, but it would be our folly because what it would mean is - is that that would be the reason why we didn't make it across the other side. Some civilizations make it, and some don't. And that would be the reason why we wouldn't make it.” - Adam Frank, astrophysicist
Astrophysicist Adam Frank reflects on what we've learned about other planets + climate prospects for ours
States, cities + communities will remain on the front lines of environmental protection, ex-EPA chief Pruitt was just a bit player in a larger drama
With the world's population of EV batteries rising, where will they go when they retire?
Siting solar panels on brownfield + landfills in NY, just got much easier
What's up in NY?, cutting costs of offshore wind power with an industry-led R+D consortium
A new petrochemical corridor emerges in the Ohio River Valley as fracking floods the region with petrochemicals
Federal standards on insurance payments for flood-damaged homes are being ignored + that has a price
Home energy efficiency upgrades in Knoxville, TN are saving 1,200 low-income home owners 30% on their utility bills
Be A Patriot This #July4th Holiday - Defend America From The Impacts Of Unrestrained #ClimateChange -@DanJWeiss @bigal953 @ScarletAvengers @luciahoff @lfkraus @brontyman @AlaskanNovelist @horridpoplyrics @Diamondjack444 @KevinDarryl @HunkyGayJesus @elderberryplace @carogonza pic.twitter.com/E2DCYyJjtO— Allan Margolin (@AllanMargolin) July 3, 2018
Participants at at upcoming UN climate action conference in Poland will have to content with a new intrusive surveillance law
Are climate scientists + policy types down with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's call for a Green New Deal?
Catch up with 3 years of news related to climate litigation against Big Fossils
Just say "no" to coal is Australian investors' rising global strategy
With local funds + a local workforce Washington DC grows its new green economy
Despite obstacles + setbacks, the Caribbean island nation of Dominica still aspires to be a climate resilience leader
Data collected from 13,000 cities reveals a lot about the urban climate footprint - some cities have very big feet
Expect Americans' vulnerability to disasters to rise, here's why
With a long-lasting conservative majority in the Supreme Court, decades of environmental regulation could be overturned, along with other key parts of US law