Tag: climate-change

November 14, 2015

The Local Impact of Climate Change and New York City

By Gemma Raye Photos by Pamela Berns   With the upcoming climate talks in Paris, many of us are thinking globally about how world leaders will work to halt the damage that’s been done to a fragile planet that is now in serious danger. As New Yorkers, we also think locally as we continue to ponder. Read more…

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November 15, 2010

NY State Releases Climate Action Plan, Public Comment Period Open

Early this month, outgoing Governor Paterson released the New York State Climate Action Plan.   This plan moves forward on the 2009 Executive Order requiring the state to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% (compared to 1990 levels) by 2050 and established a Climate Action Council to determine how to meet the goal.   The Council will. Read more…

June 8, 2010

Buildings, climate change and behavior

GreenHomeNYC board member Alison Novak reflects on behavior and green buildings. Recently I’ve been hearing too much of the same depressing argument: we can’t solve climate change through technology alone but the masses of consumers won’t alter their behavior until there is a direct economic cost to them, such as vastly higher fuel costs. Then I. Read more…

May 24, 2006

Promote Climate Action with GreenHomeNYC – May 24, 2006

Join us for a special screening of An Inconvenient Truth.

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