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Is US climate activism about to rise up + save the day?
Is US climate activism about to rise up + save the day?
Is China's transition to renewable energy stalling out?
Of the MacArthur geniuses named in 2019, 4 of them are climate geniuses
Clean energy jobs in NY are on the rise in NY, but the biggest job growth is in the energy efficiency industry
"California will do a deep dive into its $70 billion pension funds portfolio to identify both climate risks and opportunities in order to realign its investment decisions." — Kate Gordon, California Governor's Office #CostOfInaction
"Risky Business — A 4 degree rise in global temperatures will make the world uninsurable. As of now, we persist in investing in ocean-front construction or in areas the have recurrent fires. Time to make climate disclosure risks mandatory in such transactions." — Alice Hill, Council on Foreign Relations #CostOfInaction
Expect key climate action law suits to be heard at this federal courthouse at Foley Square.
A: 2020, 2022 + 2024 elections breaking bad but take this onboard, "Any good movement organizer acknowledges the need for both an outside + an inside game: people on the outside organizing strikes + nonviolent civil protest in the streets, + people on the inside making deals, fighting for inches, + getting incremental progress in every appropriations bill + amendment fight."
Climate Week at the UN still has big coal burners in attendance
NYC's diverse natural areas + creatures are at rising risk of harm from changing climate conditions
Waste not, want not. London plans to warm buildings + provide them hot water by using waste heat from its subway system
Naomi Klein makes the case for a Green New Deal beyond analogies with FDR's New Deal, World War II or the Marshall Plan. It's something new + but just as much a fight for our lives as those historic campaigns
For NYC home owners living in “high risk flood zones,”, changes to flood maps + their flood insurance pose questions without easy answers
Classic Movie #ClimateAction Meme— Allan Margolin (@AllanMargolin) September 19, 2019
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A NYC bill to require installing glass birds can see, so they won't have lethal building collisions, gains support
A site-specific dance performance takes steps to consider the Whitney Museum's climate stance
Love it or hate it, agree or spit bullets, this Op- Ed's part the climate action national conversation we're having now
Imagine if investors stopped investing in, lenders stopped lending to + insurers stopped insuring the world's fossil fuel industry. Things would change fast
The more science understands climate change, the more we learn how fast it's happening, including the slowdown of a crucial North Atlantic ocean current
Making the case for hope in the teeth of the global climate crisis. Starting now
Climigration, what happens when climate change causes extreme weather to become chronic, thus potentially rendering some communities nonviable
How weather forecasters derisked a NYC skyscraper's hurricane calamity potential
NYC Restaurants are joining the fight against climate change next week. #EatForClimateWeek highlights delicious and plant-rich dishes all over the city in celebration of #ClimateWeekNYC.— Food and Climate Alliance (@foodclimateall) September 16, 2019
Organized in partnership with @MeatlessMonday @ClimateGrouphttps://t.co/Ynto1TFqYr pic.twitter.com/MSTJWfrNlE
The times they are a changing for mass media coverage of our climate crisis, but delay-inducing roadblocks linger
Citizen scientist volunteers do front line research to measure + map heat disparities in US cities to help address extreme heat threats neighborhood-by-neighborhood
Using batteries for building energy backups is on the way as NYC's Fire Department resolves its flammability risk concerns
Brooklyn's Ocean Parkway opened the first dedicated bike lane in 1894
The birth of car culture left permanent scars on the historical fabric of lower Manhattan, painful. Subway construction too
Intrigued? Leaarn about the illuminating potential of radiative cooling
If China delivers on its climate action promises, it will be a global 21 century leader but "if" could turn out differently
Time Magazine devotes an entire issue to climate change, here's a feature on women's climate activism
With National Grid imposing a moratorium on new residential customer gas hook ups in Brooklyn, new affordable housing sits vacant. See how power works in NY
Jay Inslee, Governor of Washinton + former Democratic Presidential hopeful, weighs in on tonight's debate, the role of climate for the 2020 Presidential race + his wins + losses as a state-level climate leader
If you know your zip code, this database will list the renewable energy + efficiency incentive programs available to you
Oakland's got a plan for transitioning off of natural gases as it welcomes maturing green technologies + social equity-oriented economic growth
Time to highlight the returns to be made from climate adaptation investments such as early warning systems, infrastructure for withstanding rising sea levels + extreme weather + agriculture to cope with droughts
Don't rebuild after a flood, in Canada the government limits disaster aid + will pay homeowners to relocate
Here's a write up of what 10 democratic Presidential hopefuls said about their climate action plans
Our latest: We were curious to see how far the US could cut emissions if it adopted just a handful of the most ambitious policies that are already in place around the world.— brad plumer (@bradplumer) February 13, 2019
So @EnergyInnovLLC helped us explore, using their energy policy model: https://t.co/ZDmoSiLuoI /1
350 Seattle is hiring a Fundraising/Finance/Operations Lead + Staff Collective Member
Are you confident that NYC can ready itself to withstand the next Superstorm Sandy?
Nuclear power raises different implications when viewed through the climate crisis lens, is this altering the decades-old pro/con fight?
What explains the steep slump in German wind energy projects?
NYC was supposed to have kid-healthy electric school buses this year, but they’re nowhere to be found What's up with that?
Consider Redhook, a community in post-Sandy recovery, but rising tides means more trouble ahead
Imagine a city where the electric power utility powers a clean transportation system, that could be Seattle
Alabama's Dauphin Island gets slammed with repeated storms + floods, but how "unlucky" are property owners who keep getting federal aid + insurance payouts to keep rebuilding?
Putting numbers on green job growth is probably as inexact as putting economics numbers on most future activities (Comment: it's not a crushing flaw)
Harris + Buttigieg, the latest CNN climate marathoners to release climate action plans. How do Democrats' plans stack up against the Green New Deal?
Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world's grief.— Anna Jane Joyner (@annajanejoyner) September 3, 2019
Do justly now.
Love mercy now.
Walk humbly now.
You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it.
- From the Talmud
If you grew up in NYC or even if you didn't, enjoy a love letter to its seasons + the vital importance of sustainability
Weird hurricane conduct is pushing the leading edge of climate science to find explanations