EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Erin Brown on Thu, 2013-09-26 14:12.
Solar energy is fast becoming a bright spot in New York City's energy profile.
New Yorkers added 5.3 megawatts of solar during the first half of this year, with the borough of Queens taking the lead, according to Sustainable CUNY.
Submitted by Erin Brown on Thu, 2013-09-26 13:30.
Many people know NYLCV as an organization that makes environmental endorsements.
But NYLCV also has a political action committee -- which we think is a pretty "super" green PAC -- that directly helps put environmental leaders into office.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-09-19 13:31.
NYLCV held our first Young Professionals Mixer of the fall season on Monday at New York City's Revision Lounge.
And judging by the record crowd and rapt attention paid to our guest speaker, Ron Gonen, the event was a rousing success.
Submitted by Jinwoo Hong on Thu, 2013-09-19 12:46.
Solar energy can continue to shine on Long Island, thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's help.
The Long Island Power Authority recently announced that it would end its popular solar rebate program because funding had dried up.
Submitted by Jinwoo Hong on Thu, 2013-09-19 12:30.A series of budget cuts has hindered New York State’s ability to enforce the federal Clean Water and Clean Air Acts, and other environmental protections.
That's the conclusion of a new report by Environmental Advocates of New York -- called
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-09-18 17:28.
At least a million tons of methane escape yearly from new hydraulic fracturing wells, but containment measures capture the other 99 percent before release, according to new findings published this week.
Submitted by Jinwoo Hong on Wed, 2013-09-18 16:29.
Want to learn whether the economics of solar panels work for your building? How about getting up to speed on the latest water-conservation tricks to save some green?
Then check out the BuildingEnergy New York City (BE NYC) conference next month.
Submitted by Bridget Moffatt on Tue, 2013-09-17 14:28.
The Department of Environmental Conservation has released a draft of its plan to revitalize and protect habitats in the Hudson River estuary and tributaries from the federal dam at Troy to the Tappan Zee Bridge.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-09-12 12:34.
Many New Yorkers want to go solar, but achieving the economy of scale when many of us live in small properties with small roofs can be a challenge. But the idea of shared renewables is gaining traction and may be the key to growing the solar industry locally.
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