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Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

You Can Lead A Horse To Data…

Turning Data Into Action is a report on a mission. That mission is turning data about building energy use into actions resulting in significant building energy savings.

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Together, New Yorkers Are Leading On Climate Change

These are discouraging times for those of us who used to expect that our federal government would exercise climate leadership. We may not have the guidance, or even the backing, of our current federal government, but we have the optimism, grit and determination that New Yorkers bring to all important challenges.

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In the Media

Passive House Real Estate Makes News

Sallan gives NYT Joyce Cohen the thumbs up for featuring an efficient home in Harlem in THE HUNT column.

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Subway Reading

Meeting Urban Climate Challenges

Pittsburgh, Philadelphia Boston + Washington are Bloomberg Philanthropies' American Cities Climate Challenge award winners, what's happening there?

Sun Rising For NYC Solar

Solar power doubters are being proved wrong in NYC, here's how

Cementing Sustainability In The Bronx

Sustainable design helps a Bronx waterfront cement delivery terminal become an award winner

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In The Carbon Age

Lead Harms More Than IQ's

City To State - Decongestion Now

A broad NYC coalition is demanding the next State budget include congestion pricing, November election outcomes could be pivotal

Using The Sun For Racial Justice

Learn how a Minneapolis solar power entrepreneur advances solar power to power racial equality


Easing The Pain Of Climate Chaos

The World Bank + Bill Gates launch a climate change adaption fund to help the world's most vulnerable people

Scotland: Ending Fossil Fuel Addiction

A Scottish power generator swears off fossil fuels + embraces 100% wind power, a UK first

England: Banks Must Ensure Against Climate Risk

The Bank of England will make bank insurers plan for the financial impacts of climate change

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Upcoming Events

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Celebrate NYC: Passive House Showcase
24 Oct
Beginning with a presentation by architect Michael Ingui on his firm’s residential retrofits to the Passive House standard, this forum will present a moderated discussion with project team members
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Surviving the Century featuring Martin Rees
29 Oct
Our Earth has existed for 45 million centuries but this is the first when one species — ours — has the entire planet's future in its hands. Astrophysicist and cosmologist Martin Rees lecture will focus on prospects for humanity
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Separating Facts From Fake News
3 Nov
Join the conversation + strategy sessions with environmental lawyers + journalists working to expose + fight environmental deregulation. Develop your FOIA skills with professionals who use FOIA in environmental litigation + reporting
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Ground Transportation and Climate Change
3 Nov
The Five Thousand Pound Life is The Architectural League of New York League's ongoing initiative to rethink our collective future through design in the face of climate change. This conference will engage scholars and practitioners in questions about the future of land-based transportation.
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NYPL Conversations From The Cullman Center
10 Dec
Deborah Coen talks about her new book, Climate in Motion: Science, Empire, and the Problem of Scale, with Daniel Kehlmann. Looking back to the nineteenth century, Coen uncovers the roots of modern climate science in the politics and growth of the Hapsburg Empire.
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