New White House report on global climate change impacts in the United States, Northeast

Jul 20 2009 - 6:33pm

On June 16, the White House released a new report from the US Global Change Research Program on climatic changes and impacts in the US...

New report shows that clean-energy policies can fight poverty and raise US living standards

Jun 18 2009 - 6:53pm

The Natural Resources Defense Council and Green for All released a report "Green Prosperity: How Clean-Energy...

World at tipping point: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the CSD 17

May 13 2009 - 9:07am

There is a strong link between climate change and the issues before this session. Sustainable agriculture can contribute to climate change mitigation. On the other hand, if left unchecked, climate...

Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn Proposed for EPA Superfund List

Apr 20 2009 - 9:19am

The Gowanus Canal is severely impacted by contaminated sediments as a result of its history of heavy industry. The proposed Superfund listing would allow the EPA to further investigate...

Greenhouse gas review policy finalized

Jul 30 2009 - 7:35pm

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's new policy requiring a greenhouse gas emissions review for large-...

A Cleaner Way to Keep the City Running

Jan 9 2009 - 8:10pm

A New York Times artcle on wind energy in New York City.

Flywheel, battery technologies to help supply energy needs in New York State

Mar 27 2009 - 12:50pm

From the Albany Times Union:

Flywheel, battery technologies could be connected to the grid to help supply energy needs in New York State
The New...

Online, interactive map of solar New York City

Jan 7 2009 - 2:49pm

The Center for Sustainable Energy is partnering with the CUNY Institute for Software Design and...

New Bottle Bill for New York

Apr 6 2009 - 10:50am

The Bigger, Better Bottle Bill finally passed the State Senate. The state's beverage deposit program will now be expanded to include water bottles, which make up nearly a...

New York City aiming to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from public schools

Apr 20 2009 - 9:17am

Chancellor Klein and Sustainability Director Aggarwala announced that the Department of Education has taken a major step towards reducing energy consumption by City schools by analyzing the energy...