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Next 14th Streeet Bus Amenity

Platforms intended make bus-boarding easier are being installed along 14th Street

Green Building Faces Rejection

A proposed green mixed-use building gets nixed by a Brooklyn community board that objects to a lack of parking slots

Help Wanted: Campaign Director - Eastern Region

The Sierra Club is hiring a campaign director to create +implement a highly strategic plan to advance the objectives of the Beyond Coal Campaign

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In The Carbon Age

NY v Exxon: What They're Saying

What must NY's Attorney General prove to win its climate case, based on charges of investor fraud by Exxon?

The Inslee Effect

While the climate crisis Presidential candidacy of Governor Jay Inslee was short-lived, the impact of his policy focus endures in the ongoing campaign

Needed: Grown Ups In the Utility Room

Worldwide

Ciao Italia: Una Porca Miseria

Italy: Teaching Climate ABC's

Italian students to get climate instruction throughout the curriculum + at every grade level

Paris, Schmaris

Holding onto hope that the Paris Climate Accord can help reverse the world's climate emergency? then don't read this

Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

We're In The Money?

As with most things in life, climate-conscious investors ought to place a premium on assurances that they will get what they're paying for. But, for such investors, comprehensive and trusted information sources are not systematically available. While such resources are not the only things lacking in the struggle for a climate-sane planet — the need for ambitious, comprehensive and enforceable public policies comes immediately to mind — making climate-smart financial decisions have not yet emerged as the new normal. What's missing?

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Vanessa WarheitSnapshot

California's Dirty Secrets

People often say that California is a leader in the climate movement — but we still have a lot of work to do to earn our climate cred. While it's true that the Golden State has made a lot of progress on demand-side solutions (think: electric cars, municipal composting, solar panels), the rest of the world needs to know that California has some dirty secrets.

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In the Media

Reading A Library

Photo Credit: amazon pixels Sallan challenges the NYT architecture critic + Pulitzer Prize short-lister for writing about the new Hunters Point Community Library on the Long Island City waterfront without mentioning whether it was designed to withstand the ravages of climate change or the size of its carbon footprint.

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Efficiency Roadmaps NYC'S Local Law 97
6 Nov
Sign up for for the latest presentation in the Climate Mobilization Act Series: Efficiency Roadmaps for Local Law 97 + equip yourself to face its building retrofit challenges
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Microplastic Madness
8 Nov
See this film! With stop-motion animation, expert interviews + heartfelt kid commentary, discover how 56 fifth graders from P.S.15 in Red Hook do something about plastic pollution
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Heat, Health And Equity
7 Dec
WE ACT is looking for volunteers to participate in the West Harlem community visioning session for our Heat, Health, & Equity project, in which we are using community engagement to develop policy recommendations to mitigate the Urban Heat Island effect in Northern Manhattan. Nov. 20, Dec. 5 + Dec. 7
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