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  • News & Views: Japan: Battery-Operated Grid Archives
    18 AM Permalink 24 Million For Energy Efficiency NYSERDA will issue 24 million in bonds to provide low cost loans for energy efficiency upgrades in 1 4 family homes Posted by karen at 06 04 AM Permalink August 05 2013 Help My House On bill financing is key to a South Carolina program to upgrade energy efficiency in affordable homes and save occupants 300 a year Posted by karen at 01 26 PM Permalink Marine Life Feeling The Heat Marine life reacts faster to a heating climate than land based plants and animals Posted by karen at 01 14 PM Permalink Palo Alto All Renewable Palo Alto California now requires 100 of its energy to come from renewable sources Posted by karen at 12 54 PM Permalink Subway Riders Save Money Reuse of NYC Metrocards soars with 1 fee for buying new ones Posted by karen at 12 49 PM Permalink China Better Air For People And Planet Making China s air safe to breathe goes in hand in hand with cutting GHGs Posted by karen at 12 43 PM Permalink Teamsters Hall Built By PACE The energy efficient Teamsters Union Hall is the first PACE financed project in Los Angeles county Posted by karen at 12 34 PM Permalink Reinvent Or Go Extinct Europe s electric utility industry confronts the need to fundamentally change or else Posted by karen at 12 27 PM Permalink Eco Consumer Surveys 2 0 What can be done to upgrade consumer surveys on energy efficiency and renewable power Posted by karen at 12 02 PM Permalink For Your Consideration Five ideas for a more sustainable in every sense NYC Posted by karen at 09 09 AM Permalink August 02 2013 London Stocking Up On Renewables Stock market IPO s for renewable energy firms are on the upswing in London Posted by karen at 12 25 PM Permalink Former EPA Chiefs Cheer Carbon Tax Four previous EPA leaders confirm that climate change is real and needs to be tackled head on with a carbon tax Posted by karen at 12 17 PM Permalink Global Climate Report Coming Soon Meet climate scientists engaged in the latest report of the International Panel on Climate Change due out this fall Posted by karen at 11 17 AM Permalink German Green Glow Dims Great hopes for German leadership on how to end our fossil fuel addiction are fading Posted by karen at 11 06 AM Permalink Killer Ladybugs 140 000 ladybugs turned loose in Central Park to combat pests without using toxic chemical Posted by karen at 10 48 AM Permalink Just The Facts Ma am Washington DC gets its first real time energy use monitoring system for public buildings Posted by karen at 06 34 AM Permalink Hot Rocks Could fracking create enhanced geothermal systems to amp up the world s zero carbon energy supply Posted by karen at 06 25 AM Permalink August 01 2013 Words Fail Me Scientists picture of Earth temperatures today and the blistering

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  • Make Room for Green Work | Jenifer Becker | Snapshot Column | the Sallan Foundation
    sector and spotlighted the many challenges facing companies when they introduce new products Based on this analysis it spelled out three major recommendations First the City should leverage its own tremendous purchasing power to stimulate markets for green products in the five boroughs The laws of supply and demand hold true for the green product market as demand increases new products will surface Local Law 86 of 2005 known as the NYC Green Building Law mandates that most publicly financed buildings meet green building guidelines Local Law 86 is expected to impact over 12 billion in construction through 2015 This in itself will generate significant demand for green building products With sustained demand from the public sector local manufacturing companies will have an incentive to begin investing in new environmentally friendly products By actively reaching out to local firms about the products the City needs for these projects and by encouraging actors in the private market to purchase locally manufactured green building products the City will help the market for green manufactured goods flourish Second the City should team up with its many local academic institutions to help companies design and incubate new products Deciding to work with unfamiliar materials and budgeting for staff time away from the factory floor is a difficult choice for New York s small manufacturing companies Collaborating with universities that have research labs prototype machinery and other resources namely federal funds to help commercialize new technologies can help alleviate some of the costs for local firms Lastly the City must maintain a viable amount of manufacturing zoned land so there is affordable quality space in which companies can create their products Over the last 25 years many of the City s premier industrial neighborhoods have been converted to residential uses This trend has major consequences for industry Faced with rising rents lost leases and an overall real estate squeeze companies are having trouble finding space in New York let alone the money or energy to develop new products This space squeeze is ever more difficult to address in light of New York s growing population and chronic housing crisis Densely developed cities across the country are grappling with how to balance the space needs for housing especially affordable housing and manufacturing Despite declining numbers of manufacturing jobs many cities including New York still maintain a critical industrial base and struggle to insulate industrial properties from a speculative real estate market that views manufacturing space as cheap to buy easy to develop for housing and very very profitable In New York City the Bloomberg Administration has taken important first steps by identifying Industrial Business Zones IBZ areas with concentrations of industrial jobs that it has committed to maintain for industrial uses This policy while a major step forward could have a much bigger and longer lasting impact if the IBZs were codified in the zoning resolution in order to clarify their legal status and to spell out the City s enforcement powers Companies need long term

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  • Hi From the Highlands | Yale Environment 360 | Blog Comments | The Sallan Foundation in the Media
    a kind of Culloden the moor where British troops slaughtered Highland clansmen in a brutal 1746 rout laid waste in an act of enforced national unity Thus beneath the superficially peaceful surface of Scotland simmers a longstanding discontent Who owns Scotland cries Rob McMorran coordinator of a group of activists known as the Scottish Wild Land Group Who Owns Scotland reports that a mere 343 private individuals own half the

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  • Banned by LSSU | The New York Times Green, Inc. | Blog Comments | The Sallan Foundation in the Media
    Lake Superior State University in Michigan which last week unveiled its results from an annual survey its 34th of words that should be banished Environmental buzzwords are getting the axe this year the university said in a statement Green and going green received the most nominations the university announced on New Year s Eve Nancy s Comment There s nothing wrong with color coded language as long as we can

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  • Skyscraper Face-Off | Gotham Gazette | Blog Comments | The Sallan Foundation in the Media
    From the Highlands Blog Comments Gotham Gazette Skyscraper Face Off The Empire State Building will get some competition on the New York skyline now that the City Council has approved another very tall building just a few blocks away Much ado about height but what about the infrastructure implications of powering up another monolith Bigger higher but what about greener Read Courtney s piece scroll for Nancy s comment and

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  • Test Case Towers | The New York Times | Noteworthy | The Sallan Foundation in the Media
    a hypochondriac s all purpose excuse Since then however the rise of green architecture has encouraged architects developers and construction managers to consider the effect their buildings have on the health of their occupants and the environment All gold is not equal said Frank A Bennack Jr former president and chief executive officer of the Hearst Corporation We made a basic decision to do a building for the 21st century

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  • News & Views: Change The Channel Archives
    of a super energy efficient home in Utah and ask What s in a label Posted by karen at 09 54 AM Permalink The School With The Solar Skin PS 62 on Staten Island will be home to the northeast s first net zero energy school clad in solar panels Posted by karen at 06 18 AM Permalink 24 Million For Energy Efficiency NYSERDA will issue 24 million in bonds to provide low cost loans for energy efficiency upgrades in 1 4 family homes Posted by karen at 06 04 AM Permalink August 05 2013 Help My House On bill financing is key to a South Carolina program to upgrade energy efficiency in affordable homes and save occupants 300 a year Posted by karen at 01 26 PM Permalink Marine Life Feeling The Heat Marine life reacts faster to a heating climate than land based plants and animals Posted by karen at 01 14 PM Permalink Palo Alto All Renewable Palo Alto California now requires 100 of its energy to come from renewable sources Posted by karen at 12 54 PM Permalink Subway Riders Save Money Reuse of NYC Metrocards soars with 1 fee for buying new ones Posted by karen at 12 49 PM Permalink China Better Air For People And Planet Making China s air safe to breathe goes in hand in hand with cutting GHGs Posted by karen at 12 43 PM Permalink Teamsters Hall Built By PACE The energy efficient Teamsters Union Hall is the first PACE financed project in Los Angeles county Posted by karen at 12 34 PM Permalink Reinvent Or Go Extinct Europe s electric utility industry confronts the need to fundamentally change or else Posted by karen at 12 27 PM Permalink Eco Consumer Surveys 2 0 What can be done to upgrade consumer surveys on energy efficiency and renewable power Posted by karen at 12 02 PM Permalink For Your Consideration Five ideas for a more sustainable in every sense NYC Posted by karen at 09 09 AM Permalink August 02 2013 London Stocking Up On Renewables Stock market IPO s for renewable energy firms are on the upswing in London Posted by karen at 12 25 PM Permalink Former EPA Chiefs Cheer Carbon Tax Four previous EPA leaders confirm that climate change is real and needs to be tackled head on with a carbon tax Posted by karen at 12 17 PM Permalink Global Climate Report Coming Soon Meet climate scientists engaged in the latest report of the International Panel on Climate Change due out this fall Posted by karen at 11 17 AM Permalink German Green Glow Dims Great hopes for German leadership on how to end our fossil fuel addiction are fading Posted by karen at 11 06 AM Permalink Killer Ladybugs 140 000 ladybugs turned loose in Central Park to combat pests without using toxic chemical Posted by karen at 10 48 AM Permalink Just The Facts Ma am Washington DC gets its first real time energy

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  • Media Bubble | New York Times Dot Earth Blog | Blog Comments | The Sallan Foundation in the Media
    Andy Revkin s question about whether the world is poised to enter an Obama style trance on climate policy given that the media focus is elswhere Read Nancy s response This drop off could be an American media phenomenon When I read the Financial Times the UK Guardian or look at Reuters on line there s plenty of news about climate and energy topics As well some of the specialized

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