Reducing the sulfur in fuel oil used for heating in New York State

Aug 1 2010 - 5:16pm

The requirement will take effect beginning with the 2012-2013 heating season. Governor Paterson said "Reducing the levels of sulfur in heating fuel oil will improve the health of New Yorkers and...

First public electric vehicle charging station opened in New York City

Aug 1 2010 - 5:12pm

The station is the first of more than 100 ChargePoint charging stations to be installed by Coulomb Technologies in the NYC metropolitan area. Coulomb is working with Ford, Chevrolet and smart USA...

Beach and ocean report

Hands Across the Sand - Rockaway Beach June 26
Jul 7 2010 - 5:08pm

Like many people, I went to the beach over the 4th of July holiday - and I wish I was still there, as the heat settles in for another day, straining tempers, health, air conditioners, and New York...

CitNet co-sponsored meeting to discuss "green economy" & UN plans for Rio+20

Jun 2 2010 - 10:59am

On May 17, at UN Headquarters in New York, CitNet co-sponsored, with the Centre for Environment & Development in Sri Lanka and the international Climate Sustainability Platform, a discussion...

Download report: Climate Change Adaptation in New York City: Building a Risk Management Response

Jun 2 2010 - 10:49am

Mayor Bloomberg has formally released the report from City Panel on Climate Change - "Climate Change Adaptation in New York City: Building a Risk Management Response", which outlines the need for...

NYC °Cool Roof Program Launched

Jun 2 2010 - 10:45am

The goal is to cool 1 million square feet of rooftop in 2010 as part of Bloomberg’s pledge to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. The citywide program is a partnership among public and...

UN Discussion on Sustainable Production and Consumption

May 11 2010 - 12:41pm

At an event held on May 10 during the annual meeting of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, CitNet cosponsored a discussion on Sustainable Consumption and Production, one of...

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...

Completion of energy benchmark readings for NYC buildings

May 11 2010 - 4:04pm

The bloomberg administration announced the completion of energy benchmark readings for NYC buildings that will provide baseline support for achievement of the PlaNYC goal to reduce the City's...

'Climate Change Adaptation in New York City: Building a Risk Management Response'

May 11 2010 - 4:05pm

This new report from the NYC Panel on Climate Change outlines the need...