December 31, 2013
by Kit Kennedy
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Fresh Food, Clean Energy: The New Brooklyn Whole Foods is a Model of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Kit Kennedy, Counsel, Air and Energy Program, New York
This morning, I took the ten-minute stroll from my home in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood to the new Brooklyn Whole Foods to pick up some ingredients for a New Year’… Continue reading

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April 4, 2013
by Alice Henly
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NBA Launches Environmental Data System During Green Week 2013

Alice Henly, Research Fellow, New York
Today, in conjunction with opening day of NBA Green Week 2013, the National Basketball Association is launching a league-wide online tool designed to measure their environmental impact.
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December 11, 2012
by Sarah Chasis
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Ocean Planning Success: New Agreement Will Promote Offshore Wind and Protect Precious Whales

Sarah Chasis, Senior Attorney and Director, Ocean Initiative, New York
In a landmark agreement announced today, three leading offshore wind energy companies and several environmental groups have come together in favor of smart offshore … Continue reading

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June 13, 2012
by Nathanael Greene
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Congress’ $2 trillion dollar clean energy challenge

Nathanael Greene, Director of Renewable Energy Policy, New York City
Two trillion dollars is a lot of money.
That’s how much experts expect the world’s economies will spend on clean, renewable energy between now and 2020.
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May 30, 2012
by Reduce
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New Apple Data Center to Run on Clean Energy

Written by Melissa Hincha-Ownby, Mother Nature Network Apple’s massive 500,000 square-foot Project Dolphin data center in Maiden, N.C., is taking clean energy to a new level. Apple has confirmed its commitment to environmentally responsible business practices with the announcement that the facility will be powered completely by clean, renewable energy by the end of 2012. [...] Continue reading

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December 23, 2011
by Nathanael Greene
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How to make the end of 2011 and the corn ethanol tax credit the beginning of real alterantives to oil

Nathanael Greene, Director of Renewable Energy Policy, New York City
Americans want the U.S. to lead the world in renewable energy, but these are screwy times in our nation’s capital. Some people are trying to turn clean, renewabl… Continue reading

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August 30, 2011
by Deron Lovaas
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Cars and the City: A Look at the Future of the Automobile

Deron Lovaas, Federal Transportation Policy Director, Washington, D.C.
I just read a fascinating book called Reinventing the Automobile. It’s a look at the future of personal mobility, which is developing into a major issue as mor… Continue reading

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