CitNet activities for Climate Week NYC September 20-26

Sep 17 2009 - 2:03pm

CitNet has collaborated with a number of partners for Climate Week NYC to present a panel discussion and exhibit on climate change risks and responses in New York and around the world. ...

New York State draft Energy Plan presented

Sep 16 2009 - 11:00am

Governor Paterson announced that the New York State Energy Planning Board has prepared a comprehensive draft State Energy Plan, the first step in redefining how the State...

Governor Paterson set goal to reduce NY State greenhouse gas emissions

Sep 16 2009 - 10:54am

Governor Paterson signed E xecutive Order No. 24 setting a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New York State by 80 percent below the levels emitted in 1990 by the year 2050.

The...

Mayor Bloomberg signs Comprehensive Wetlands Protection Act

Jul 9 2009 - 10:25am

Mayor Bloomberg stated that: "Wetlands play an importnat role in maintaining and improving water quality, providing flood...

IPCC Chairman to head Columbia's International Research Institute for Climate and Society

Jul 9 2009 - 10:45am

Rajendra K. Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -  which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former U.S. Vice President Al Gore -  has agreed to serve as the...

New Meadowlands Stadium to be environmentally friendly

Jul 9 2009 - 10:49am

On June 1, the US EPA and the principal owner of the New Meadowlands Stadium signed...

Report on 'Green Prosperity' shows benefits of clean energy investments

Jul 9 2009 - 11:11am

The Natural Resources Defense Council and Green for All released a reportGreen Prosperity: How Clean-Energy Policies Can...

Pew Center study on 'The Clean Economy' shows growth in NY green jobs

Jul 9 2009 - 11:16am

A new Pew Center study The Clean...

NYC Council hearing on Green Buildings Plan

Jul 9 2009 - 11:29am

The New York City Council held a public hearing on the proposed “Greener, Greater Buildings Plan” announced by the Mayor and Speaker on Earth Day. The plan is designed to...

New billboard shows growing greenhouse gas emissions

Jul 9 2009 - 12:21pm

A 'carbon counter' electronic billboard near Madison Square Garden now displays the world's ongoing greenhouse gas emissions. It is...