Join the New York League of Conservation Voters on January 15 for an environmental forum with NYC Public Advocate candidates. Moderated by Politico New York’s Gloria Pazmino, find out where the candidates stand on a wide range of environmental and sustainability issues including lead poisoning prevention, reducing waste, building emissions, and how the city can meet its 80 by 50 climate goals.
Urban Green's Metered New York has now been updated with 2016 information and provides energy, water and emission trends over the past seven years. Altogether, the 2016 data set includes 14,851 properties with over 22,000 individual buildings.
Houston, we have a baseline problem: During last week’s hearing on the new retrofit bill and in certain reporting, some suggested that the proposed bill would deliver twice the carbon reductions as the Blueprint for Efficiency. In fact, both proposals would help achieve the city’s goal of 40 percent carbon reduction by 2030 when the same 2005 baselines are used.
It was standing-room only for the hearing on a landmark retrofit bill introduced last week by Council Member Costa Constantinides. The bill, Intro. 1253, proposes new carbon emissions caps and energy performance requirements for the city’s large buildings, starting in 2022.
Today, New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides introduced a bill to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from NYC’s large buildings. The bill proposes new carbon emissions caps and energy performance requirements for the city’s large buildings, starting in 2022.