Neighbors To Australia: Stop Coal Mining
Will Australia heed the pleas of Pacific island nations + stop mining coal?
Will Australia heed the pleas of Pacific island nations + stop mining coal?
In NYC, the farming can be Egyptian + the table found in trend-setting restaurants
New home construction in floods-vulnerable coastal areas is a thing. Why?
NY makes climate action vows. Don't stop there. Carry them out. Start now
As our climate becomes disfigured, this is what's in store
“Ten years ago, a mayor in Houston probably wouldn’t be talking about climate change", Mayor Sylvester Turner said. “But things have changed. It’s a new reality" + a draft 4-focus climate action plan is out for public comment
Remember when irreversible climate impacts were predicted to start mid-century? Wrong, they're starting now
A five year delay + cost overruns plague the signal system upgrade of the 7 train, finds NY State Comptroller's audit
Expect anti-climate action policies from Boris Johnson's cabinet picks
Are permit delays for Massachusetts offshore wind project just red tape or is there something fishier going on?
The flash floods + heat waves of NYC's summer 2019 are what the new climate normal looks like. Ditto for the rest of the planet
A new City Council Committee turns its attention to gaps in NYC's climate resiliency efforts, what's on its to-do list?
Boston is #1, Oklahoma City is #75 in 2019 rankings for renewables + energy efficiency efforts
Renewable natural gas could be the Next Big Thing in green energy
NY's big offshore wind projects wiil bring manufacturing + assembly jobs to the Albany region + beyond
If the century-long Auto Era was a case of unrequited love, how can we get over it?
Grand-Synthe, France is a living laboratory for the Green New Deal or as the Mayor calls it "social environmentalism"
Con Ed is 5 years overdue in writing its analysis of the power grid's ability to cope with heat waves + ways for avoiding more blackouts
France's second heatwave of 2019 is a scorcher, with the city of Bordeaux being the hottest place of all
“Satellite images reveal fires across Greenland, Siberia and Alaska, with warm dry conditions following ice melt on the enormous Greenland icesheet starting a month earlier than average. In Alaska wildfires have already burned more than 1.6 million acres.” https://t.co/Pzq7vp7eem— David Wallace-Wells (@dwallacewells) July 23, 2019
What's it like to live in a Passive House apartment building rather than any ordinary NYC hi-rise?
Miami is converting a vacant lot into a park designed to lower risk of neighborhood floods
Hot tips for surviving summer in the city without seeing your energy bill soar
Creating a climate -friendly + reliable electric power grid in NY requires concerted public + private commitments, either/or won't do it
Decongesting Manhattan streets requires capping for-hire-vehicle cruising along with continuing the 'pause' in new FHV licenses + that's what NYC is doing
Facing persistent droughts, India to set a lower 'normal' monsoon baseline, with greater regional extremes
With a record-hot July, climate disruption impacts are playing out in real time
Our fellow @MayaEarls has been killing it lately. She first did a story about heat and soccer during the heat wave at the WWC. https://t.co/vGhIOEp1f7— Ben Storrow (@bstorrow) July 19, 2019
Followed up today with a story about heat and turf fields. I can attest: They are way hotter!https://t.co/gp11QDwJmt
Building industry group, the NY Building Congress, offers a menu of ideas for putting NYC buildings out of climate harm's way along its 500 mile long coastline
Is there hope for making a political climate debate compelling TV? A hit-making showrunner has some tips
Could sand or concrete be used for energy storage batteries?
With GHG emissions soaring, Australia is on track to become one of world's top climate threats
What will it take to make the Mayor move faster to expand the Citi Bike program into Brooklyn + the other boroughs?
Join NYC's Citizens Air Complaint Program, it's good for your health + your wallet
Ursula von der Leyen, the newly elected EU President, says she will make climate + the environment top priorities in all EU policy areas, but Green Party leaders are skeptical
Here's what amps up energy savings when utilities get smart about customer communications
By 2009, the 18,000-year-old glacier was completely & https://t.co/ZGtdLiskUB’s highest ski resort was deserted— Climate Watcher (@pmagn) July 17, 2019
With the ice and snow melted, the skiers naturally stopped coming. The resort was soon shut down and abandoned, and its ski lifts shut downhttps://t.co/O5wHZcrT1w
Find the cooling center nearest to you in NYC before the heat wave hits
With a hurricane/flood vulnerable coast, Texas turns to Dutch expertise for protection
Giant energy storage batteries + cheap solar energy start to push fossil fuels off the electric grid
Like most public policies, fulfilling the promise of social equity requires sustained focus; what is the Green City Force doing to advance NY's new Green New Deal environmental justice potential?
NY must act now to fulfill its legal + budget capabilities for growing offshore wind power
"The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart." Iris Murdoch
#FuelMixFriday: Today, we flashback to July 4th when holiday heat drove load to more than 25,000 MW. With little wind that day, operators relied on nuclear and flexible resources to ensure #NewYorkers returned home to air conditioning after fireworks. https://t.co/w5nLS7ajoz pic.twitter.com/dYlApxgYqJ— New York ISO (@NewYorkISO) July 12, 2019
Alarmed by rising numbers of fatalities, NYC bike riders take to the streets to protest + demand change
How does Europe's 2019 heat crisis link to the climate crisis?
Visiting Brooklyn's newest waterfront park, Shirley Chisholm State Park, a charming green space built on top of a toxic landfill. "It is difficult to visit this landscape without reflecting on its painful history." @CurbedNY https://t.co/uqo1lnRIyj pic.twitter.com/A0cerGcJXZ— Nathan Kensinger (@KensingerNathan) July 11, 2019
Bill McKibben sees rising public climate concern + the 2020 Presidential election as the explainer for Trump's talk about the environment
"I would argue congestion pricing is the cornerstone of how we can start changing our transportation policy...This is going to be something more complex than dealing with the power sector. The power sector is used to being regulated; people are not." June Tighe, President - NY League of Conservation Voters
Are there lessons for NYC in the Tokyo buildings emissions trade scheme launched in 2010?
One of NYC's oldest eating establishments, the Ear Inn now has a farm-to-table menu
Experiencing the climate crisis first hand, Washington DC learns that just FEMA flood map information won't save it
New York City homeowners embrace rooftop solar installations, with Queens leading the way + Brooklyn rising
With electric power leading the way, and fugitive LNG emissions rising, Australian GHG levels reach an all time high
Don't say you weren't warned about the weirding of the world's weather
Senator Sanders + Congress member Ocasio Cortez are introducing a climate emergency resolution in Congress, here's the latest draft
Will it be California or NY to lead the nation toward a zero-carbon emissions tomorrow?
Public transit agencies look into customer rewards programs to boost ridership but skeptics weigh in
6 Hudson River townschose community aggregation to get 100% solar power for homes + businesses
Scooters are a thing in the evolution of micro-mobility in Paris
Extreme heat can be deadly for those who are older or sick and do not have an air conditioner. This summer don’t forget to “Be a Buddy” and check in on your neighbors, family and friends during heat waves: https://t.co/vJYpBYRc54 #BeatTheHeat pic.twitter.com/JhdHkeTyd2— nycHealthy (@nycHealthy) July 3, 2019
No, not the Women's Soccer World Cup, the record shattering heat wave
What's not to understand about the climate crisis?
Among the findings of an April 2019 survey "About six in ten Americans (63%) say they “rarely” or “never” discuss global warming with family and friends, while 37% say they do so 'occasionally' or 'often'”. How will the Presidential campaigns affect Americans' discussion? stay tuned
It's the 22nd Century, who should live in flooded old NYC?
The Democratic 20 candidate debates reveal why America needs a debate dedicated to the candidates' climate policy intentions
From thinking through SNAFU's to valuing shorter supply lines + a reliable tech-research budget, the Pentagon has the motive + the resources to be a climate-forward contributor