Fragrant Consumer Products a Key Source of Ozone-Forming Pollution in New York City

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Fragrant Consumer Products a Key Source of Ozone-Forming Pollution in New York CityNOAA scientists now turning their attention to Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

1903 New York house gets an eco-friendly home makeover

Inhabitant

Although originally built in 1903, the home at 45-12 11th Street in Queens, New York now stands as an example of modern sustainable housing. Known as the Climate Change Row House, its renovation was completed in 2014 by owner and architect Thomas Paino

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Coronavirus: Report from New York City

Green Prophet

In New York City. on a desolate New Jersey highway made famous by Simon and Garfunkel. There’s no “counting the cars” on today’s New Jersey Turnpike. This post is a simple meandoring of thoughts from New York.

New York Suburbs Still Run on Oil: How One Family Broke Its Oil Dependence Without Breaking the Bank

Green Living Guy

New York City is a modern cornucopia of lights, emblazoning a landscape rife with excitement and opportunity. The post New York Suburbs Still Run on Oil: How One Family Broke Its Oil Dependence Without Breaking the Bank appeared first on Green Living Guy.

Harlem Grown grows greens and girls in New York City

Green Prophet

Latonya Assanah from Harlem, New York (pictured above) has an 8-year-old daughter who just “wouldn’t eat green things.” Green Tech and Gadgets Harlem Grown hydroponic New York City vertical farmingIn the middle of Harlem on a derelict plot of land where old men used to play cards, with no kids allowed, is growing one of the most exciting social projects I’ve seen this year.

Going Ecofriendly in New York

Green Home Blog

Welcome to New York City. All of them are individuals, who have made New York proud. However, Brevoort tower in Greenwich Village has set an example of a sustainable approach adopted by a community in the New York City. However, this did not come cheap because since then, nearly $6 million has been spent on the building for light bulbs, new windows, a green roof (which converts heating oil to natural gas), and a $3.2

Nations first triple net-zero housing development to rise in New York

Inhabitant

New York City-based Garrison Architects has unveiled designs for The Seventy-Six, a housing development that’s expected to become the first triple net-zero (energy, water and waste) project of its kind in the United States

The New York Times should not be allowed to corrupt the mind of high schoolers

Environmental Economics

  That was taken from a quote in the New York Times.    Does the high school censor the New York Times too? *It Second Oldest Daughter of Env-Econ sent me a text informing me that Env-Econ is blocked by her high school's internet-tubes filter.    She thinks it is probably because of headlines like this*.  It might also have something to do with Friday Beer Posts

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The Compost King of New York

Green (Living) Review

It can get a little smelly, too, which is yet another reason New York City, which generates about one million tons of organic waste a year, will probably never host giant compost farms. What happens to food scraps after the city takes them? Soon a large fraction will wind up on Long Island, where Charles Vigliotti hopes to turn them into profit.

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Going Ecofriendly in New York

Green Home Blog

Welcome to New York City. All of them are individuals, who have made New York proud. However, Brevoort tower in Greenwich Village has set an example of a sustainable approach adopted by a community in the New York City. However, this did not come cheap because since then, nearly $6 million has been spent on the building for light bulbs, new windows, a green roof (which converts heating oil to natural gas), and a $3.2

Eat New York City farm feast from city-grown fish and veggies

Green Prophet

in New York City open their labs for urban food week. Leading a global trend to grow hyper-local food close to home, New York entrepreneurs have innovated their food well beyond tomorrow using bold applications from the world of high-tech. Tonight Manhattan Agriculture chefs will do the chopping and cooking and at the event meet 21 of New York’s leading urban agtech companies planting roots for a vision that New York will produce up to 40% of its food locally.

Electric Vehicles Get the Vote in New York City - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Coal Ash Dumps Threaten Our Health » Electric Vehicles Get the Vote in New York City. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy's tragic devastation, a recent New York Times blog post showed that many electric vehicle drivers in the New York/New Jersey area are finding it easier to fuel their vehicles than those who rely on gasoline. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Electric Vehicles Get the Vote in New York City : Comments.

BRIAN FERDINAND: YOU SHOULD START YOUR BUSINESS IN NEW YORK CITY, AND HERE’S WHY

Eco Friendly Daily

However, New York City sticks out for being a truly global city and a mecca for companies of all types and sizes. ALLURE OF NEW YORK CITY. New York City has long been called the city that never sleeps. MORE ON NEW YORK CITY AND BUSINESS.

1903 New York house gets an eco-friendly makeover

AGreenLiving

Although originally built in 1903, the home at 45-12 11th Street in Queens, New York now stands as an example of modern sustainable housing. Related: Nation’s first triple net-zero housing development to rise in New York The reconstruction started from the ground up, lifting the entire house 3.5 1903 New York house gets an eco-friendly makeover.

World Trade Centers = USS New York

Green Earth Journey

The scrape metal from the World Trade Centers that fell September 11th 2001 was used to construct the USS New York and it's motto is "Never Forget." From a circulating email; USS New York It was built with 24 tons of scrap steel from the World Trade Center. It is the fifth in a new class of warship - designed for missions that include special operations against terrorists. Photos are not linked.

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Experiencing New York’s High Line revision

Green Prophet

Gotham’s green foliage projects in large urban communities like New York City and Chicago, not only produce year around vegetables ; but also help preserve vestiges of former wild pastoral glory. An excellent example of efforts made to put abandoned urban space to good use as a garden park is the High Line urban grasslands park in New York City’s Chelsea district. A Low Line project in Manhattan looks to create new food sources from space age technologies.

Archeologists unearth ancient “New York City” in Israel

Green Prophet

They are calling it the Bronze Age New York City. Massive excavations were started by the National Transport Infrastructure Company Ltd, who were laying the groundwork for a new interchange. Whenever new infrastructure is built in Israel and in its cities, Antiquities has to come in first to make sure nothing underground is waiting to be uncovered. Ancient city of “New York” built on ancient water springs.

World Trade Centers = USS New York

Green Earth Journey

The scrape metal from the World Trade Centers that fell September 11th 2001 was used to construct the USS New York and it's motto is "Never Forget." From a circulating email; USS New York It was built with 24 tons of scrap steel from the World Trade Center. It is the fifth in a new class of warship - designed for missions that include special operations against terrorists. Photos are not linked.

Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change - The New York Times

Environmental Economics

I particularly like this response to the question: Why do people question climate change? although I'm not sure I would group libertarians and 'other political conservatives' quite so closely here): Most of the attacks on climate science are coming from libertarians and other political conservatives who do not like the policies that have been proposed to fight global warming.

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Refugee Remedies Aid Climate Change Victims in New York

Green Prophet

Here in Jordan, I’d been looking for ways to get involved with Syrian refugee camps : so it was surreal to see news footage of a product I’d identified for refugee aid put into action in New York City. Energy alternative energy clean cookstoves emrgency aid Hurricane Sandy Jordan New York renewable energy SyriaHurricane Sandy bulldozed my home coastline with a ferocity rarely seen outside the big screen.

Nations first triple net-zero housing development to rise in New York

AGreenLiving

New York City-based Garrison Architects has unveiled designs for The Seventy-Six, a housing development that’s expected to become the first triple net-zero (energy, water and waste) project of its kind in the United States. This is how we create a cleaner, greener and more inclusive post-pandemic future for New Yorkers.” Nations first triple net-zero housing development to rise in New York.

Too Good To Go Fights New York Food Waste

AGreenLiving

Too Good To Go, the Danish app that fights food … The post Too Good To Go Fights New York Food Waste appeared first on Earth 911. Originally posted here: Too Good To Go Fights New York Food Waste.

An Upstate New York studio heated and cooled without fossil fuels

AGreenLiving

With retirement and grandchildren on the horizon, a Manhattanite couple reached out to GRT Architects to design their new home in Upstate New York’s Dutchess County. Since the clients were on the fence about leaving New York City, the architects started by building a small studio that sensitively frames views of the 24-acre site’s pastoral landscape. An Upstate New York studio heated and cooled without fossil fuels.

World Trade Centers = USS New York

Green Earth Journey

The scrape metal from the World Trade Centers that fell September 11th 2001 was used to construct the USS New York and it's motto is "Never Forget." From a circulating email; USS New York It was built with 24 tons of scrap steel from the World Trade Center. It is the fifth in a new class of warship - designed for missions that include special operations against terrorists. Photos are not linked.

Sustainable Westchester and Blink Charging Announce Working Partnership to Promote Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure in New York

Green Living Guy

NASDAQ: BLNK, BLNKW) (“Blink” or the “Company”), a leading owner and operator of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, has announced a working partnership with Sustainable Westchester, a leading nonprofit consortium of local municipalities in Westchester County, New.

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Green roofs could prevent sewage overflow in New York City

Green (Living) Review

New York City’s sewage systems are old and can’t handle large amounts of snowmelt or stormwater. When large quantities of water flow into the combined sewer overflow systems, which make up 60 to 70 percent of the city’s sewers, they tend to spill over into New York City’s rivers. Rooftop gardens could be the solution, and New York City is working hard to help New Yorkers get their green on.

Mekong (Blogging) Odyssey: Jeff Opperman’s New York Times Series

Nature Conservancy - Science

After Jeff returned, he sat down to chronicle his experiences and thoughts for The New York Times ‘ Green blog, one of the most important environmental news and commentary vehicles in the United States. Fishermen along the Mekong River capture their dinner by unfurling large nets. Image credit: Jeff Opperman/TNC.

New York Citys street trees have unique stories to tell

AGreenLiving

It’s been called a concrete jungle, but New York City is covered in trees. One photographer decided to capture the spontaneous stewardship that occurs with these trees on the streets of New York every day. New York Citys street trees have unique stories to tell.

New York prohibits single-use mini toiletry bottles in hotels

AGreenLiving

Hotels in New York state will no longer be allowed to use plastic toiletry bottles smaller than 12 ounces starting January 1, 2024. This is as a result of a new law that was passed by the state. Related: Golden State bans hotel mini-toiletries in effort to minimize waste The new law means that hotels will be required to switch to larger, refillable dispensers. Goldstein, senior attorney and New York City Environment Director at Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).

This just in: New York's Attorney General prefers shortages to price rationing

Environmental Economics

  But here goes anyway: Reports are being investigated in New York City, the Hudson Valley and on Long Island by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. New Yorkers can report price gouging by telephone at 800-771-7755 or through his office website. I fear I'm going to say something snarkfully inappropriate in this post. 

New York Winds Could Power the World 100 Times Over

Green Living Ideas

Scientists have discovered that New York City is a “prime location for exploiting high-altitude winds.&# In fact, a recent study by the Carnegie Institution and California State University found that the wind over New York could meet the energy needs of the world “100 times over&#. New York Winds Could Power the World 100 Times Over.

Eco-friendly Action Center Planned For New York

Eco Friendly Daily

The attraction, scheduled to open in the fall of 2008, will offer New Yorkers and tourists an opportunity to learn about global hunger and poverty, what efforts are being made to combat these global challenges, and how they can get involved. Green Building Council – which if it does so, will mean it will be one of the first public buildings in New York to achieve such a rating. Green News charity green buildings LEED new york

New York Park Becomes Home to Trees from Art Installation

Green Living Ideas

The post New York Park Becomes Home to Trees from Art Installation appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Trees from an environmentally-based art installation are replanted in Hudson River Park after the exhibition concludes. Garden and Yard Care Anne de Carbuccia art installation Gardening Hudson River Park Time Shrine Foundation tree replanting

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Your eco-friendly travel guide for New York City

AGreenLiving

It’s easy to get caught up in New York’s frenetic energy. NYC outdoors Yes, there is nature within New York City’s urban jungle. For a very New York walk, stroll the 1.45-mile High Line. Wellness in NYC You can find any type of yoga you like in New York.

New York’s JFK airport has an urban farm. Wait, what?

Green (Living) Review

New York’s John F. USA Today reports : Designed to promote New York agriculture and add a bit more green space to the airport, the 24,000-square-foot T5 farm is growing produce, herbs, and the same blue potatoes used to make the Terra Blues potato chips JetBlue offers year-round as complimentary snacks to passengers during flights. “In The potatoes in your bag of complimentary airline chips could someday come from a farm at — surprise! — Kennedy International Airport.

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I Love NY: The Spirit of New York & Andrée Putnam's Design of the.

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Friday, July 3, 2009 I Love NY: The Spirit of New York & Andrée Putnam’s Design of the Morgans Hotel New York is the Paris of America —Nina Munteanu Toulouse and I began our New York experience with Manhattan and Morgans Hotel. New York bustles with an intense mercurial energy. New Yorkers are a multi-cultural melting pot of genuine, forthright people on the move.

New York state divests from fossil fuels in historic move

AGreenLiving

The retirement contributions of New York state workers will no longer be invested in fossil fuels. The new plan is to sell off the riskiest gas and oil stocks and be completely divested from fossil fuels by 2025. Oslo and New York City are planning to divest at the city government level. New York state divests from fossil fuels in historic move.

New York Police: Don't walk away when warming up cars

Green (Living) Review

However, this is what has been happening during the recent cold spells in New York and I am sure this is being repeated throughout the cold areas of the USA and Canada and elsewhere. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) This is a rather common sense statement but one that many people do not heed and thus many a car gets stolen in the cold of winter when people start up their cars to warm them up before starting out to work or whatever.

New York allows students to miss class for the climate strike

AGreenLiving

The strike will take place three days before the United Nations Climate Summit in New York City. Unlike other strikes, this one invites New York City minors to participate, thanks to the event coinciding with efforts already begun by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg. In support of Thunberg’s efforts, the New York City Department of Education recently announced via Twitter that it will excuse any of the city’s 1.1

Manhattan’s biggest hotel gets even greener

Green Traveler Guides

A new living green roof and a super-energy-efficient heat and power system are the latest eco-upgrades at Hilton New York, the city's largest hotel. Hotels New York New York City News North America United States Green Travel News Hilton New York Manhattan ReutersManhattan’s biggest hotel gets even greener is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Candle Cafe: outstanding food in a friendly New York setting

Eco-Vegan Girl

Gluten-Free Options : yes Eco-Friendly: yes - Certified Green Restaurant™ by the Green Restaurant Association in New York City Customer service: fantastic Atmosphere: cozy, but cramped and loud on busy hours Location: Upper East Side Price: about average, perhaps slightly higher than usual (about $10-$15 per item) Portion Sizes: large Favorite dish : Cajun Seitan Sandwich. YouTube vegan dinner review restaurants new york dessert gluten-free gas station

Assembly New York Spring/Summer 2013: White Africa

Eco Chic

Assembly New York ’s White Africa SS13 Collection is a synergistic exploration of contrast, a beautiful balance of tension between native cultures and our modern civilization. Specifically highlighted at the Assembly New York show was Cuipo’s “Project Good Hands,” which collaborates with the Kuna people, indigenous people who inhabit the eastern coastline of Panama. These bracelets were featured throughout the Assembly New York show, on the models and the event staff.

Brit Liggett from New York is Electrolux’ new crew member

Green (Living) Review

Brit Liggett, a 26 year old blogger from Brooklyn, New York, wins the Electrolux and 5 Gyres competition, where first prize is becoming a crew member on the coming 5 Gyres research expedition through the Beagle Channel in March. These days she lives in Brooklyn, New York, but still has navigational maps on her walls.