Subway Reading

Stop Being A Subway Sardine

Move NY is a plan that would raise needed billions to modernize the suway system by rationalizing the bridge toll system

Birdflight And Wind Turbines

By studying a falcon's flight patterns NREL scientists seek to cut risks wind turbines pose to birds

Brooklyn Start-Up Could Be EV's Best Friend

A Brooklyn tech start-up company could open the way for loading zones where electric vehicles recharge & trucks run their refrigeration units off available electric power

In the Media

Stiglitz Stern Earth Day 2015 Conversation

Event will be shown in its entirety on CUNY TV on the following dates and times:

Sat., 4/25 at 4:30pm and 11pm
Sun., 4/26 at 1pm and 8pm
Mon., 4/27 at 6am, 12pm and 11pm
Sat., 5/2 at 4pm

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In The Carbon Age

Listen Up

Why renewables can't be stopped, the podcast

A Better, Wetter Battery

New Ways To Pay For What Every NYer Needs

Ideas for getting the money needed to maintain NYC's water and vulnerable sewage system without constantly raising rates


Germany: Competition Shrinks Solar Costs

Substantial cuts in solar power costs linked to making project developers compete in Germany

Blocking Climate Disruptions Means Blocking Global Disruptions

We know from history that climate disruptions have dire domestic and international consequences, making clear what's at stake in the Paris climate negotiations, writes the French foreign minister

Climate Change Is A Fundamental Threat

The World Bank issues a climate action wake-up call to governments, calling for action now to avoid devastation

Green Finance

Go For Green Bonds Now

Comptroller Scott Stringer makes the case for creating a NYC green bond program

China: Pollution Reduction Pricetag

$320 billion a year for five years is China's calculation of the investment needed to meet its pollution reduction goals

Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

The Spanish Requirement

Omri Ben-Shahar concludes a scathing attack on contemporary disclosure laws with a barbed reference to a 400-word pronouncement, called the "Spanish Requirement". It was a prepared statement read in Spanish by 16th Century conquistadors to New World inhabitants, which warned them, having been put on notice, to "acknowledge the Church as the rule and superior of the whole world" or else!

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Wendy E. BrawerSnapshot

Mapping The Way To A Brooklyn Passive House

Given the opportunity to do something with the potential to be world changing, would you take that chance? Our story begins in 1992, when the original Green Map of NYC debuted.

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Sallan Events

There'll Be Some Changes Made

There'll Be Some Changes Made

9 September 2014

We are witnessing the realignment of NY's and the nation's energy system and its regulatory framework for a carbon constrained world in the face of disruptive technologies, new financial practices and novel user demands at the grid edge.

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How Knowledge Saves Power Panel

The Urban Energy Revolution

23 January 2014

How Knowledge Saves Power Panel sponsored by; NYIT, NYLCV, Friends of Benchmarking and Sallan, convened experts who all agree that LL84 may not be perfect but has created positive momentum for change and a bright future for benchmarking.

Michael Bobker, Adam Hinge, Jonathan Flaherty, Ari Frankel and Conor Laver make the case.

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The Urban Energy Revolution

The Urban Energy Revolution

28 Sept. 2012

The Infrastructure Panel sponsored by; NYIT, NYC ACRE, NYLCV, NYECC, Pace Energy & Climate Center and Sallan, considers fast forwarding to a time when cities rely on decentralized systems for heating, cooling and electricity.

Now we know — rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy's devastation means a fundamental rethinking.

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Atlantic Wind Power Panel

Wind Power In New York

21 May 2012

Held at NYIT, the Atlantic Wind Power Panel sponsored by Cleantech Corridor, McCarter & English and the Sallan Foundation, considered New York's prospects for offshore wind energy.

Is Atlantic Wind Energy in Our Future? Sallan is using Storify to stay up-to-date.

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Market Makers

Market Makers: Event Two
The New Energy-Efficient Building Toolkit

15 November 2011

Making Green History By Doing It

Learn how New York property owners, tenants and retrofit teams are leading the way toward making energy efficiency the hallmark of big city real-estate and helping Gotham thrive.

Market Makers

Market Makers: Event One
Developing & Deploying Energy Efficiency Technology

20 September 2011

An exploration of the emergence and growth of New York City's clean tech sector via case studies on green building advances and efficiency technologies — an Official Event of Climate Week NY°C 2011 — took place at the New York Academy of Sciences.

Reimagining Metropolis

Re-imagining the Metropolis:
Visions For A Near Future

26 April 2011

Now, we must accelerate our pace — in understanding and rethinking city functions — to reinvent the metropolis. In this final forum of our series, panelists explored how New York will be challenged and may be transformed by emerging trends.

Reimagining Metropolis

Reimagining the Metropolis:
Revolution is No Joke

2 Feb. 2011

A Banker, A Lawyer & An Underwriter Walk Into A Bar — our 3rd event of a 4-part series — got serious about developing the means to assign monetary value to high performance properties, tracking and comparing their performance as well as tackling thorny issues of code enforcement and LEEDigation.

Reimagining Metropolis

Reimagining the Metropolis:
Making it Happen

30 Nov. 2010

Our second event of a four part series on high performance building in New York City zeroed in on public policy developments, private sector innovation and how they have intersected over the last half-decade.

Reimagining Metropolis

Reimagining the Metropolis:
The Big Picture

28 Oct. 2010

Our sold-out first event at the AIA New York Center for Architecture conveyed the Big Picture — a wide-angle view of what has been achieved, what's been learned and what's next for New York City's revolution in high performance building.

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