Leon Kaye

 

Based in California, Leon Kaye is editor of GreenGoPost.com. He also writes for The Guardian and Triple Pundit. He covers corporate social responsibility, green building and clean energy projects around the world that push the boundaries of innovation. He writes about politics, energy and the environment for Inhabitat. When he's not writing or advising companies, he travels, and is passionate about the Middle East, the Balkans, Korea, Japan and South America. He's pictured here in Kosovo. He tweets about sustainability and CSR on Twitter.

Leon Kaye
How to See the Manhattanhenge 2014 Solar Phenomenon Tonight!

How to See the Manhattanhenge 2014 Solar Phenomenon Tonight!

Get your cameras ready New Yorkers! “Manhattanhenge,” the solar phenomenon that descends upon NYC but twice a year, will be visible tonight. This evening, the sun will align…

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NYC Announces It Is More Than Doubling Its Tree Care Budget

NYC Announces It Is More Than Doubling Its Tree Care Budget

Lev Radin / Shutterstock.com New York is home to 600,000 million street trees, which help keep the city’s air clean and add character to the diverse neighborhoods across the five…

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NYC Offers $350,000 in Free Food to Residents Who Use Food Stamps at Farmers Markets

NYC Offers $350,000 in Free Food to Residents Who Use Food Stamps at Farmers Markets

New York City offers a wealth of farmers markets throughout the boroughs, but for many New Yorkers, they are still too inaccessible or unaffordable. Luckily, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and…

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Bunch of Goats Hired To Clean Up Staten Island's Freshkills Park

Bunch of Goats Hired To Clean Up Staten Island's Freshkills Park

Humans aren't the only ones finding new green jobs in NYC. Freshkills Park in Staten Island recently hired a bunch of goats to help clean up the former landfill by eating away weeds. It…

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onefinestay Offers New York Tourists Luxurious Penthouse Homestays

onefinestay Offers New York Tourists Luxurious Penthouse Homestays

How would you like to stay at a multi-million dollar penthouse apartment next time you visit NYC? London-based onefinestay is making that dream a reality for many New York tourists by…

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Mayor Bloomberg Turns on NYC's First Wind Turbine at a City School

Mayor Bloomberg Turns on NYC's First Wind Turbine at a City School

This week marked the very first installation of a wind turbine at a New York City school. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited The Town School on Manhattan’s Upper East Side…

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The Delancey Underground's LowLine Wins Support from Community Board 3

The Delancey Underground's LowLine Wins Support from Community Board 3

Great news for LowLine fans - this week, The Delancey Underground won the support of Manhattan’s Community Board 3, bringing the underground park even closer to coming to…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Rollout of 325 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Across NY State

Governor Cuomo Announces Rollout of 325 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Across NY State

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week that 325 new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be rolled out across New York State. The initiative, which awarded $4.4 million…

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Help the Delancey Underground Raise $75,000 to Build the LowLine Park

Help the Delancey Underground Raise $75,000 to Build the LowLine Park

If you've been reading Inhabitat you probably know that we're rooting for the Delancey Underground's ambitious plan to build a subterranean public park on the Lower East Side. Called…

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Eight New Bike Lanes Are Coming to Midtown Manhattan!

Eight New Bike Lanes Are Coming to Midtown Manhattan!

Bicycles beside subway station photo from Shutterstock Rejoice bikers! New York’s Department of Transportation (DOT) recently announced plans to install eight new bike lanes on…

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Bitponics is a Real-Life Farmville That Lets You to Manage Your Garden From the Cloud

Bitponics is a Real-Life Farmville That Lets You to Manage Your Garden From the Cloud

It seems these days people are using the cloud for everything - even gardening! Brooklyn startup Bitponics takes hydroponic gardening to a more sophisticated level with its smart device…

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Delancey Street Pedestrian Safety Improvements Begin Next Week

Delancey Street Pedestrian Safety Improvements Begin Next Week

Delancey Street will finally score some much needed pedestrian safety improvements beginning next week. The several blocks on the Lower East Side between the Bowery and the Williamsburg…

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High Line Area Resident Hangs Condescending Tourist-Scolding Posters Around Chelsea

High Line Area Resident Hangs Condescending Tourist-Scolding Posters Around Chelsea

Last week, a disgruntled Chelsea resident posted fliers along the High Line Park begging tourists who visit the area to check their manners. The posters, most of which were torn down…

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Columbia’s Manhattanville Campus is First LEED Platinum Neighborhood Plan in NYC

Columbia’s Manhattanville Campus is First LEED Platinum Neighborhood Plan in NYC

Columbia University’s 17-acre Manhattanville campus in West Harlem just announced that it has achieved LEED Platinum certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s standards…

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“No Impact Man” Colin Beavan is Running for Congress on Green Party Ticket

“No Impact Man” Colin Beavan is Running for Congress on Green Party Ticket

You might recognize Colin Beavan as the star of the documentary “No Impact Man”, or you may have read his book by the same name, but you might soon be seeing him in a completely…

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IKEA Extends Free Water Taxi Service to Midtown Location

IKEA Extends Free Water Taxi Service to Midtown Location

We have some good news for Midtown Manhattaners who have been waiting for a greener and easier way to get to IKEA in Brooklyn. The Swedish furniture giant is testing a new ferry stop…

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Google-Backed Offshore Wind Power Transmission Line Moves Forward on East Coast

Google-Backed Offshore Wind Power Transmission Line Moves Forward on East Coast

A proposal backed by Google for a wind power transmission line stretching from Virginia to New Jersey cleared a major regulatory hurdle on Monday. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management…

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New York Landowners Assert Their Rights to Natural Gas Fracking

New York Landowners Assert Their Rights to Natural Gas Fracking

Yesterday, a group named the Joint Landowners Coalition of New York held an event at the state capitol in Albany to present a “Declaration of Rights” to drill for natural gas on…

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CitiBank Steps Up as Official Sponsor of NYC Bike Share Program

CitiBank Steps Up as Official Sponsor of NYC Bike Share Program

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and CitiBank recently announced that the financial services giant will pay $41 million over five years to sponsor the city’s much-anticipated new…

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Propane Fracking Method Could Avoid New York Gas Drilling Ban

Propane Fracking Method Could Avoid New York Gas Drilling Ban

New plans to extract natural gas and oil from shale could bypass New York’s hydraulic fracturing moratorium. The waterless fracking method uses propane instead of the conventional…

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