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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 and the Northeast.
A 'carbon counter' electronic billboard near Madison Square Garden now displays the world's ongoing greenhouse gas emissions. It is sponsored by Deutsche Bank, which has a Climate Change Advisors group that advises corporate clients on profiting from a low-carbon economy.
The New York City Council held a public hearing on the proposed “Greener, Greater Buildings Plan” announced by the Mayor and Speaker on Earth Day. The plan is designed to require ongoing efficiency improvements in existing large buildings, which consume nearly half of the city’s energy.
A new Pew Center study The Clean Economy: Repowering Jobs, Businesses and Investments Across America, shows that green jobs are growing more than twice as fast as all other jobs.
The Natural Resources Defense Council and Green for All released a report “Green Prosperity: How Clean-Energy Policies Can Fight Poverty and Raise Living Standard in the United States” with the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI).
On June 1, the US EPA and the principal owner of the New Meadowlands Stadium signed a memorandum of understanding that outlines plans to incorporate environmentally-friendly materials and practices into the construction and operation of the
Rajendra K. Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former U.S.
Mayor Bloomberg stated that: "Wetlands play an importnat role in maintaining and improving water quality, providing flood protection and wildlife habitats, and sequestering carbon dioxide."
Mayor Bloomberg signed New York City legislation developing a Comprehensive Program for the Remediation and Reuse of Brownfields, the New York City Brownfield and Community Revitalization Bill, Introductory Number 21-A, saying that "Although the State established a brownfield remediation program fifteen years ago, we estimate that the
The third summit of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group met in Seoul, Korea, from May 18-21, to discuss "Cities' Achievements and Challenges in the Fight against Climate Change".