Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

Cutting Carbon Is The New Black

"You had me at hello", the famous line Renee Zelwegger used on Tom Cruise in the 1996 film Jerry Maguire, echoed the day I met Yeohlee Teng at her fashion-forward NYC shop, when she volunteered that local production of her clothes helped to "shrink her carbon footprint. She had me at "shrink".

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Rob CrauderueffSnapshot

The CLOTH GEM

Affordable and supportive housing organizations in New York City have an unprecedented opportunity to save money by greening their existing buildings. This is big news for a sector that — as a matter of mission and regulation — cannot increase rents to keep up with rising utility and fuel costs.

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In the Media

#CWNYC 2016 It's A Wrap

Stay tuned for the Sallan Multimedia Event Wrap-up and Resources — due out the 27th of October.

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Subway Reading

NYC: Confronting Mortal Threats

Facing the existential threat of rising sea levels, NYC's next climate change challenge is making renewable energy + broad decarbonization its new normal

Candidates' Climate Positions

NYC: PV And Solar Jobs Shine

The amount of installed rooftop solar power + the number of solar related jobs rising in NYC

Worldwide

China: Rising Nuclar Power Power

I'm Shocked, Shocked

Globally, the price of carbon emissions fails to reflect their climate cost, finds the Organization of Economic Cooperation + Development

Urban Mining For Precious Metals

Portable micro-factories could extract precious metals from urban e-waste "mines"

In The Carbon Age

EPA Climate Action Rules' Day In Court

What did judges, lawyers + observers say about the federal Appeals Court hearing on the EPA Clean Power Plan?

A Map To Remember

How NYC Will Decarbonize - In Depth

Debeloping the details, NYC's action plan to cut its carbon footprint 80% by 2030. Next up, stand + deliver!

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