Nancy Anderson, Ph.D. & Stuart BrodskyTorchlight

Building Energy Performance: What’s Evidence Got To Do With It?

New York City’s landmark Building Energy Benchmarking statute, Local Law 84, is one of the singular achievements of Mike Bloomberg’s PlaNYC 2030 and has the potential to serve as a power tool for helping to realize Mayor de Blasio’s goal of cutting the city’s carbon footprint 80% by 2050.

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Climate Scientists in the Crosshairs

The scientific method is based on the belief that research results should be subjected to the utmost scrutiny. But this principle can be turned on its head and scientists operating in politically controversial areas, particularly climate science, have been attacked by ideologically motivated groups trying any means possible to discredit, distract, and intimidate.

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In the Media

Solar Installs More Than Doubled

ESB Green for Climate Week Kickoff Kicking off Climate Week New York, Sallan's Executive Director is quoted in Mayor de Blasio's Press Release announcing solar installations have more than doubled in NYC since he took office

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Subway Reading

Austin: Community-Solar Leader

Rooftop solar to become a standard feature of new homes in Lennar, an Austin, TX neighborhood

Solar Power For The People

California crafting new ways to get solar power to EJ communities

Solar Research Dims

How can the US be a world leader in solar energy when it lays off its next-gen solar researchers?


UN: Climate Bond Information Portal

Calling all climate finance folks, data galore now available

Greenpeace: Buy Coal, Don't Burn It

To shut down a German-sited, Swedish-owned coal business Greenpeace seeks to buy it

The India/Germany Renewables Duo

Germany offers big bucks to help build dedicated renewable power transmission lines in India

In The Carbon Age

Our Clinton-Era Gas Tax

1993 was the last time the US raised its gas tax

SASB: Your Time To Be Heard

The public comment period opens on proposed Sustainability Accounting Standards Board investor disclosure guidance for publicly-traded infrastructure firms

What Works With Weatherization

Q & A about the cost-effectiveness of a federal home weatherization program

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