Alarmist, Extreme, "I Don't Believe It"
The climate-denialist Trump administration disses the 2018 National Climate Assessment
The climate-denialist Trump administration disses the 2018 National Climate Assessment
Some think buying climate-safe property will solve the climate crisis, at least for them
What's the source + reasons for for the headline-getting 2018 EPA climate assessment that predicts deep damage to the US economy resulting from a disrupted climate?
Not every city is preparing yet, but a partnership in NY is creating a tool that shows the probabilities of different rain intensities out to 2099
Ontario's new climate plan is low on ambition + sketchy on details
Time to take climate change personally because its effects can make you sick or even kill you
Here's a Twitter thread that's a sign-of-the-time in in US
2018 election results improve chances for putting prices on carbon
Thinking about upgrading your residential building utility systems? Here's a FREE interactive, online software application to calculate potential cost savings of energy efficiency improvements
NY tackles EV range anxiety with a plan to create a high speed charging corridor on the Thruway + at hubs in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, Yonkers+ JFK airport
After electing a new Governor + legislature, there's hope for Maine giving renewable energy some love
Explain climate science in terms of probabilities - rather than knowledge - to overcome skeptics' OCD-type thinking
Today the 4th US National Climate Assessment comes out. We already know what its #sealevel projections are. The 'intermediate' one is 1 m - over 3 feet. In the last IPCC report 2013 that was still considered high. And of course it doesn't stop in 2100 but continues for centuries! pic.twitter.com/r7luhumMDY— Stefan Rahmstorf (@rahmstorf) November 23, 2018
Ikea's new center-city locational shift will come with home deliveries by EV
What's the draw to climate action for some young Evangelicals?
Sea level rise will affect the city of Miami more than any other city in the US. What is it about this city that makes it particularly vulnerable? Watch tonight in Miami on @PBS. Via @PerilandPromise. #SinkingCitiesPBS pic.twitter.com/Qu8LCkHRTv— Union of Concerned Scientists (@UCSUSA) November 21, 2018
The Marshall Islands is the first country to submit new, binding climate targets to the United Nations this week, sending a signal to other countries to commit to more ambitious emissions cuts, a government statement reviewed by Reuters shows. https://t.co/JGEO5FTUdL #COP24— Will Yeates (@WYeates) November 21, 2018
Expect the City Council to consider a bill that would require big energy efficiency upgrades for NYC buildings to make an epic advance on cutting the urban carbon footprint
What does Bill McKibben mean when he writes that the planet is shrinking?
The downbeat IPCC Special Report has personal resonance for climate scientists
Archival research turns up oil industry documents from the 1950's that show knowledge of links between burning fossil fuels + climate change
Focused climate action could quickly yield a $26 trillion bonanza, with compact urban growth being high on the to-do list
Rising sea levels + extreme weather threatens the Naval Ship Yard in Norfolk VA with 'catastrophic' damage
NY Renews is hiring a Campaign Coordinator to work with the Steering Committee fighting for groundbreaking climate policies grounded in equity + justice for communities + working people
E-scooters, a trending micro-transit option, works better in some cities than others, is it right for NYC?
Making her Washington debut, NY's high-energy new Congressperson Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a subject of media fascination
Whether you've an urban history buff, or just a passer-by, site specific NYC histories are coming to a kiosk near you
NYC's Privately Owned Public Spaces often fall under the radar screen, here's a way to find them+ engage
Greenpeace is hiring a Climate Campaigner to work with supporters + allies across the country. The Campaigner will work with our experts in communications, research + digital to craft campaigns + interventions that change the conversation on climate + spur action at the highest levels of government + corporations to secure a just, green and peaceful future for all.
With its old school pipes, NYC combines sewage + rainwater for disposal, so rainy days mean spills of untreated waste. The City is working for an answer that will meet State regulators standards + satisfy community concerns
Concrete, one of the world's big CO2 emissions sources, could be reengineered to absorb + store this GHG
Authors of a a scientific paper which found oceans warming much faster than predicted, acknowledge underestimating uncertainties in their conclusions
86 of the world’s 100 fastest-growing cities are in Africa, experts warn of grave climate change impacts
See climate signals at Rockaway Beach
Climate scenarios CH2018: Switzerland is becoming drier, hotter and less snowy, and will struggle with heavier rainfall in the future. These are the conclusions reached by climate researchers from @MeteoSchweiz and ETH Zurich. #Klimaszenarien https://t.co/Z6LwqE7njm pic.twitter.com/Cj2AYvNTx7— ETH Zurich (@ETH_en) November 13, 2018
Aiming for 100% renewable electric power by 2050, Spain advances its overall decarbonization goal
How cities can use targeted data to make the most effective emissions reductions decisions
NY's air conditioning needs could eat up 80% more electricity if it gets as hot as some climate change models project
A hometown booster urges New York to catch up with California's big decarbonization goals + crucially, develop a funding + regulatory plan for meeting those goals
Zero-Carbon-emitting electric school buses start to make the grade
Should the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 be updated to advance the rise of renewable energy?
Have a brain stretch, listen to these Sidewalk Labs podcasts
Energy storage projects in Massachusetts starting up with help from state grants
Democratic House leadership said to plan revival of a select committee focused on climate change
"The things to focus on: decarbonizing power plants, reducing transportation emissions, making buildings and factories more efficient, curbing pollution from industrial processes like steel + cement, + reducing deforestation in tropical countries." Brad Plumer, New York Times, Climate Fwd, 11.07.18
NRDC seeks a renewable energy advocate to join our Climate + Clean Energy team, which focuses on advocacy in NY, NJ, PA, VA, NC + Puerto Rico. The position is located in NRDC’s NY office with significant travel. This is a limited term 2-year position.
With a Democratic-led House, Eddie Bernice Johnson, a former chief psychiatric nurse, is in line to chair the Committee on Science, Space + Technology, run by GOP science deniers since 2011
Photos of melting ice sheets covering Greenland must be seen to be believed
While not a total loss, climate-friendly ballot initiatives didn't do well on November 6
Years of concerted global effort point to the healing of the ozone hole
...Not a single month in their lifetime has fallen within the limited range of temperature, precipitation or storm activity that characterized Earth for the previous 10,000 years
Tom Steyer see links between hate groups + climate denialism - conspiracy theories could be a shared world view
Imagine you're elected Governor! Now, what's your strategy for fixing the climate?
A ballot initiative requiring Arizona electric utilities to use renewable energy for 50% of their power generation by 2035 is a multi-million dollar political battle ground
Efforts to pass landmark legislation in NYC with ambitious building energy efficiency standards haven't yet solved the problem of incurring rent increases for affordable housing
The Trump Administration war on environmental, health + consumer regulation means degradation + premature death, so who's actually benefitting?
Why are bond rating agencies still giving AAA grades to cities threatened by climate risks?
"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, + 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, Former Chief Justice of California Supreme Court
Florida is becoming ground zero for conservative groups striving to control how climate science is taught in school
It's the persistence of summer weather weirdness, more than its extremeness, that will make climate disruptions so devastating
Making electricity accounts for 25% of the world's GHG emissions, Bill Gates has some ideas for tackling the other 75%
Urban forest managers have a plan for NYC