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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Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

Energy Democracy Rising

By happy coincidence two conferences early this year might be omens of a social movement that will be animated by discovering a shared problem: New York's unaffordable housing crisis, driven in part by the expensive, polluting ways we heat, cool and light the homes of low-income residents.

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In the Media

Get Smart

Innovations In Green Finance When it was clear in 2010 that our Grandma-Era power grid could not deliver the flexible, robust and climate-friendly electricity the 21st century needs, the Sallan Foundation organized the Smart Grid for Smart Cities conference. In 2016, we think its message has kept its voltage.

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Subway Reading

Harlem Heat

How residents of NYC public housing cope without AC during the long, hot summer

The Gravity Of Climate Change

Scientists cite gravity to explain how the melt of northern hemisphere glaciers raises sea levels around Antarctica

Plunging For Wind

Worldwide

Ukraine: Solar Power For Nuclear Desert

The dead zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power disaster could see new life with solar power installations

Marsupial Mobility Upgrade

Rockefeller Invests In Renewables

Once a beneficiary of fossil fuel profits, the Rockefeller Brothers Foundation provides $10 M for African wind & solar power

In The Carbon Age

Will PV Mean EJ In DC?

Will environmental justice benefit if PVs aren't affordable for everyone to meet Washington DC's renewable energy goal?

NYC's Underground Park

Get the lowdown on the Lowline, NYC's subterranean park

Obama's Place In History

President Obama's action on climate change could be his greatest historic legacy

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Ensuring Urban Resilience, Come Hell Or High Water
22 Sep
The Sallan Foundation, the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law/Columbia Law School and the Columbia University Earth Institute are pleased to be convening this Climate Week 2016 Official Event — New York City must become a climate-resilient city — be there
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USGBC Finger Lakes HABs Seminar
10 Aug
Find out what harmful algal blooms are at the 3rd Annual Finger Lakes Harmful Algal Blooms Seminar and the public health concern
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Cool: Uncomfortable Truths About Our Air‑Conditioned City
11 Aug
What makes you hot about the air-conditioned city?
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LIVINGPROOF: The Bullitt Center, Three Years Later
13 Sep
Open since 2013 and certified as a Living Building in 2015, Seattle's Bullitt Center proves self-sustaining, net positive buildings are a realistic option that are financially achievable, comfortable for tenants + beautiful additions to the community
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