Subway Reading

If Solar Power's So Cheap...

...Why doesn't every rooftop sport PV panels

Less Cold Air Here - For Real

The Climate Funnies

In the Media

Climate Takes The Heat. How Much?

The myth-busting website Skeptical Science, founded by UQ Global Change Institute lead author John Cook, made this widget available to communicate how much heat our climate is absorbing...

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In The Carbon Age

Just A a Thought

Dinosaurs are driving us to extinction


NYPA chief Gil Quinones talks about his agency's job boosting program and the Governor's utility rules redo, the REV

When Zero Is Good

Zero-net-energy building projects around the country


Canada: Tar-Sands Future Dims

Shell shelves plans for a new Canadian tar-sands extraction project

Energy Policies: Compare and Contrast

Do German and French energy transitions share common features?

UK: Wave/Tide Power Faces Rip-Tides

Financing is not a sure thing for advancing UK wave & tidal power project plans

Green Finance

Cant' Beat 'Em, Join 'Em

What is a yieldCo and why have solar industry competitors joined up to create one?

Muni Green Bonds Today

Missed the City Green Bonds presentation hosted at the NYC Comptroller's Office? Hit the deck

Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

Promising Promises

As Sallan begins its second decade, it's a good moment to reflect on what promises were made and my sense of what was at stake back in 2005 when Torchlight #1 was posted. Much has happened in the arena of urban sustainability and climate change since then, some of it very good, some of it not, and our responsibilities should press us onward. But, exactly how?

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Chris Benedict, R.A. & Henry GiffordSnapshot

The Perfect Energy Code

As guests of the Building Enclosure Council of New York (BECNY), Henry Gifford and I performed a play entitled The Perfect Energy Code at the NYC Center for Architecture. In it we dramatized an Architect's visit to the Department of Buildings in her pursuit of energy code approval for her building design

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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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New York Environmental Year In Review
5 Mar
Leading practitioners, regulators, and professors from NYC and Albany will review the most significant developments of 2014 in New York State environmental law
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Attainable Sustainability: Greening NYC Co-ops And Condos
12 Mar
How can smart co-ops and condos turn pressure to "go green" into an opportunity to reduce costs and comply with new codes?
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WISE: Women in Sustainability and Energy
27 Mar
Each Friday in March, in honor of women’s history month, a symposium of women thought-leaders will discuss clean energy innovation, constructing green buildings, the role of enlightened finance in green building, and bringing sustainability & resiliency to every community
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