Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

What's The Rush?

It's spreading fast — the idea that rush hour on NYC mass transit has got to go for NYC to start up again and get back its mojo. Sounds right to me. But the end of rush hour means quickly moving the city in a direction never before conjured up even in utopian fever dreams.

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Reimund SchwarzeSnapshot

Coronavirus, the Future of Cities and an Inclusive Green Recovery

COVID-19 has plunged the world into the deepest crisis in industrial history in just a few months. What began as a local epidemic in Wuhan in December 2019 has developed into a global pandemic along the travel and trade networks so characteristic of 21st Century globalization.

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In the Media

From Demanding Accountability To Nightmare In 9 Months

At the end of 2019, I wrote about the pressing need to create standards to calculate and disclose systemic climate risks faced by corporate and financial America. What happened? Let's look back.

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Subway Reading

Profitless Solar Power

Is it more than growing pains that's hurting the rooftop solar power installation business?

NY Gets On The Electric Bus

Governor Cuomo announces a $16.4 million initiative to make electric buses available to NY transit users

2021: Making It Better

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Worldwide

Oh No, Not Again

Spy In Sky Aids Climate Research

Cold War Era spy satellite information is now being studied to see global environmental changes over the last half century

EU: Climate Leader Must Do More Leading

In The Carbon Age

Europe: David v Goliath Updated

What are the prospects for community-scale renewable energy as big firms move into this economic sector?

Energy Storage Grows Up

Success has many parents, who can take credit for the energy storage boom?

Boston: Out With The Old...

...In with net zero carbon pollution standards for new buildings by way of innovative city zoning rules

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Events 2020–21

Special Events
The Sallan Foundation 2005–2020
It’s been my privilege to head the Sallan Foundation for its entire sixteen years. Sallan has provided a grand opportunity to advance useful knowledge for greener cities. I gave it my all + am filled with confidence that Sallan’s comrades + companions in climate action will prevail — Nancy E Anderson, Ph.D, Executive Director
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Around Town
NYU Startup School
23 Feb
[Virtual] Funding Your R&D: VC, Federal Grants, and More — This session will be led by Alexia Akbay (CAS '17), CEO of Symbrosia. With a background in green chemistry, Alexia's prior research focused on petroleum-based consumer products, medical marijuana, and blockchain-enabled carbon accounting.
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U Michigan: Peter M. Wege Lecture
10 Mar
[Virtual] The School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan 18th Peter M. Wege Lecture — A Conversation with Naomi Klein
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