Mayor Bloomberg signs New York City Brownfield Bill

Jul 9 2009 - 9:26am

Mayor Bloomberg signed New York City legislation developing a Comprehensive Program for the Remediation and Reuse of Brownfields, the New York City Brownfield and...

Waxman-Markey Cap and Trade Bill offers Wall Street a new opportunity to make money

Apr 20 2009 - 9:08am

New York City officials and Wall Street executives are talking about turning the battered U.S. financial center into a global hub of green finance and environmental commodities trading,...

Empire State Building Goes Green: Major Energy Efficiency Improvement Retrofit Announced

Apr 20 2009 - 9:14am

According to Treehugger.com...

US EPA Awarded over $430 million to NY State for wastewater infrastructure projects under American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Apr 6 2009 - 10:44am

On April 3, the EPA awarded the largest grant in it history to New York State. It represents a portion of the $4 billion dollars that will be awarded to fund wastewater infrastructure...

Climate Change Treaty Talks in Poznań, Poland

Jan 12 2009 - 11:57am

The Climate Change Conference (COP14) met in Poznań, Poland from December 1 through December 12 to rule on the the post-Kyoto Protocol period starting in 2012 . At the opening session, the UN...

Launch of the Climate Center at Columbia University

Apr 6 2009 - 10:52am

A new multi-disciplinary research base on climate change will bring together experts from various backgrounds, "including social science, legal, business, policy, ecological, engineering,...

What can we learn from the Swedes?

Jan 12 2009 - 1:53pm

Following her trip to Sweden, Gail Karlsson looks at possibilities for
reducing individual and household consumption and making sustainability a
...

Latest Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) auction of emissions permits on March 18

Mar 27 2009 - 12:52pm

From Bloomberg News:

The latest auction of carbon dioxide emission permits under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) on March 18 raisied $...

Cities produce surprisingly low carbon emissions per capita

Mar 27 2009 - 12:36pm

In the April issue of Environment and Urbanization David Dodman of the International Institute for Environment and Development reports that greenhouse gas emissions of city dwellers...

Governor Paterson's State of the Union Speech

Jan 14 2009 - 12:46pm

Excerpts from the Energy and the Environment section:

"It is time to make New York more energy independent and more energy efficient, to develop our own sources of clean and renewable...