The NYC Department of Buildings announced new Energy Code Compliance Rules

May 11 2010 - 4:01pm

In December, the New York City Council passed a set of measures known as the 'Greener, Greater Buildings Plan'. One of the elements was a new Energy Conservation Code. Now the NYC Department of...

Glimmers of ‘Hopenhagen’

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Dec 23 2009 - 10:00am

Gail Karlsson reports: One of the most encouraging signs I saw in Copenhagen during the UN Climate Change Conference was on the shirt worn by the desk clerk at my hotel in...

Obama calls for common action at Copenhagen meeting

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Dec 18 2009 - 8:00pm

After weeks of struggle with Congress and various forces within the US to achieve an official US commitment on carbon emission targets and actions, President Obama delivered his...

President Obama to attend climate change talks in Copenhagen

Nov 25 2009 - 11:52am

President Obama will attend the climate change talks in Copenhagen in early December. The President will travel to Copenhagen on December 9, 2009 on his way to Oslo, where he will pick up his...

October 24 Day of Action on Climate Organized by 350.org

Oct 20 2009 - 9:35am

Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature, founded the group 350.org to generate public action around the world to demand that world leaders work towards a goal of 350 parts per...

Energy and Climate Change

In the United States, as in other parts of the world, citizens are increasingly concerned about the threats to our future posed by climate change and our addiction to fossil fuels. In turn, many US citizens recognize the need to take responsibility for ourselves and our country in transforming the ways we produce and consume energy -- in our households, communities, regions and nation.