David Goldstein, Energy Program Co-Director, San Francisco
Protecting the environment often requires reforming how business is regulated by government. In some cases, this requires increased regulation. But this blog describes a major e… Continue reading →
Amanda Eaken, Deputy Director, Sustainable Communities, San Francisco
Clearly someone’s been paying attention. Southern California’s first Sustainable Communities Strategy under SB 375–officially released today by unanimous… Continue reading →
Vignesh Gowrishankar, Sustainable Energy Advocate, New York Recently, the National Mining Association (NMA) released a map on its website, highlighting states where manufacturing industries contribute more than 10% of GDP, and where greater than 40% of… Continue reading →
Pierre Bull, Policy Analyst, Air & Energy, New York City New York has the potential to become a solar powerhouse. A new mapping tool released released today by the Sustainable CUNY (City University of New York) program shows that nearly two-… Continue reading →
Adrian Martinez, Project Attorney, Southern California Air Team, Santa Monica In an often polarizing time when industry associations and environmental groups are taking dramatically different positions on public policy issues, these groups appear align… Continue reading →
Almost all discussion of transit-accessible development that I have been part of has revolved around mixed-use neighborhoods and/or affordable housing. Both are important and much needed.
But so are transit-accessible jobs. As the Center fo… Continue reading →
The House Republican budget proposal would gut key programs to help the US tap into the growing global demand for clean energy technologies, reduce the carbon pollution from the loss of tropical forests, and help developing countries adapt to the impac… Continue reading →
EU | At least half a million jobs would be created if EU member states recycled 70% of their waste, according to a study by environmental lobby group Friends of the Earth (FoE). The report was released a week after the President of the European Commiss… Continue reading →
There seems to be some skepticism these days on the issue of green jobs.
And it is true that this topic, one of the hottest in environmental circles, is also one of the most elusive.
For one thing, there is some confusion as to what exactly constitutes… Continue reading →