Gotham Greens Rooftop Hydroponic Greenhouse in Brooklyn Begins First Harvest This Month

Gotham Greens Rooftop Hydroponic Greenhouse in Brooklyn Begins First Harvest This Month

With spring in full swing, local fresh produce is available all over the city and Gotham Greens, a new comer to the urban agricultural movement, will have its first harvest this month which will help contribute to a healthier and more sustainable city. Founders

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NYC & Other C40 Cities Announce Partnership with World Bank to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

NYC & Other C40 Cities Announce Partnership with World Bank to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

 

The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and the World Bank announced a new partnership that will help cities speed up reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and become more energy efficient. The C40, headed by NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, signed

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PHOTOS: New York Sun Works Plants NYC’s First Public School Greenhouse On Top of P.S. 333

PHOTOS: New York Sun Works Plants NYC’s First Public School Greenhouse On Top of P.S. 333

Over 25 other schools around the country have approached NY Sun Works about incorporating similar projects into their curriculum, but being at the forefront of sustainable education has proved to be a challenge for NY Sun Works. Plenty of red tape lined the

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Brooklyn Navy Yard Gets Another Green Building with LEED Platinum Duggal Greenhouse

Brooklyn Navy Yard Gets Another Green Building with LEED Platinum Duggal Greenhouse

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is fast becoming a vibrant hub for green industry. More than two dozen green companies operate there and a handful of buildings have been LEED certified. The construction of the Duggal Greenhouse, a 2-story, 60,000 square foot building,

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Compass Green: A Mobile Greenhouse Powered by Renewable Energy for NYC

Compass Green: A Mobile Greenhouse Powered by Renewable Energy for NYC

Spring is finally here and that means lots of delicious local food is coming our way! Fort Greene resident Nick Runkle and his business partner Justin Cutter are the latest pair helping to make it easier for New Yorkers to have access to quality local produce.

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Greenhouse – BUSINESS CLOSED

Greenhouse – BUSINESS CLOSED

Greenhouse is NYC’s first eco-friendly luxury club, and is the prefect mix of sustainability and good old fashioned partying. The venue is applying for LEED certification and boasts such eco-features as a bamboo dance floor, waterless urinals, a recycled

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NYC offering free energy efficiency training program for small building operators

NYC offering free energy efficiency training program for small building operators

In NYC, residential buildings here are responsible for roughly three-quarters of greenhouse gas emissions. The NYC Building Operator Training Program, launched this week by the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, in collaboration with NYC Department of

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NYC approves pilot program to install electric vehicle charging stations across city

NYC approves pilot program to install electric vehicle charging stations across city

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Science Barge floating farm gets decked out in new solar electric system

Science Barge floating farm gets decked out in new solar electric system

Related: Student Builds Floating Garden Farm on the East River

The Barge is located at 99 Dock Street, Yonkers, NY

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Kim Holleman debuts new tiny version of her ‘Trailer Park’ mobile garden

Kim Holleman debuts new tiny version of her ‘Trailer Park’ mobile garden

Trailer Park creator Kim Holleman is back with version 2 of her original Trailer Park. It’s a new design built into a 6′ x 12′ a ramp-back, V-Nose construction trailer. Rest assured, its as green as ever. Holleman’s newest green machine will be on at in

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ePrix electric vehicle race coming to Brooklyn next summer

ePrix electric vehicle race coming to Brooklyn next summer

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Brooklyn Cruise Terminal will host electric racing event in

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NYC’s green building programs are on target to reduce GHG emissions 80% by 2050

NYC’s green building programs are on target to reduce GHG emissions 80% by 2050

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced progress on several green building programs that will get closer to the city’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050. Some 3,800 buildings are included in the plan, which largely involved 8

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The most sustainable city in the US is…

The most sustainable city in the US is…

While overall United States cities lag behind their European and Canadian counterparts for sustainability, there is one exception as New York City performs well, even by global standards. The Big Apple is the greenest city in the US, according to the a

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UGE is building a massive rooftop solar array atop this popular Brooklyn church

UGE is building a massive rooftop solar array atop this popular Brooklyn church

Leading energy solutions firm UGE International (UGE) is in the process of installing a 261 kW rooftop solar project for a non-denominational church in South Brooklyn. Christian Cultural Center (CCC), one of the largest independent churches in the is a

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‘Giant vacuum cleaner with miles-long hose’ proposed to tackle garbage issues on the High Line

‘Giant vacuum cleaner with miles-long hose’ proposed to tackle garbage issues on the High Line

Related: Celebrate the High Line’s idyllic Chelsea Grasslands with a full month of special events

“The collection station doesn’t smell, and it means that you don’t have the same issue of cleaning, and odor control, and vermin, and all those

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Hamptons food trucks plug in to cleaner energy with new power pedestals

Hamptons food trucks plug in to cleaner energy with new power pedestals

The food truck trend is getting a smart upgrade in posh places like the Hamptons, where a new clean energy system from is fueling beachside meals on wheels. WXY architecture + urban design announced the new “power pedestals” that will supply easy access

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New York approves mandate for 50% renewable energy by 2030

New York approves mandate for 50% renewable energy by 2030

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced that the New York State Public Service Commission approved the Empire State’s clean energy standard that requires 50 percent of electricity comes from renewable energy sources by 2030.

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The expert scoop on how to select the right air conditioner for your apartment

The expert scoop on how to select the right air conditioner for your apartment

Okay, so we’re admittedly pretty late with this video but it’s better late than never, right?

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New law requires NYC big businesses to compost food waste

New law requires NYC big businesses to compost food waste

Big businesses will have to compost food waste in the Big Apple.

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“Bleeding” veggie burger to debut today at David Chang’s Momofuku Nishi

“Bleeding” veggie burger to debut today at David Chang’s Momofuku Nishi

Related: National Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival Serves Up Vegetarian Alternative Wings for First Time Ever

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Swale floating food forest to launch this weekend by giving away free food

Swale floating food forest to launch this weekend by giving away free food

Related: NYC’s first floating food forest to hit the Hudson River this summer

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Con Edison announces plans for virtual power plant that connects solar-plus-storage systems

Con Edison announces plans for virtual power plant that connects solar-plus-storage systems

New York utility Consolidated Edison just announced plans to launch a $15 million virtual power plant pilot program this summer that will integrate residential solar-plus-storage systems into the electricity grid. About 300 homes in Brooklyn and Queens

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New York lawmakers introduce bill to reach zero emissions by 2050

New York lawmakers introduce bill to reach zero emissions by 2050

A group of New York lawmakers have introduced a bill that aims to eliminate the state’s greenhouse gas emissions by 100 percent by 2050. The New York state climate and community protection act (General Assembly bill number A10342) would codify Gov. by

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Instead of making meat eaters feel guilty, The Veg Effect shows what people *can* do to help animals, their health and the planet

Instead of making meat eaters feel guilty, The Veg Effect shows what people *can* do to help animals, their health and the planet

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Innovative solar, geothermal, microhydro projects win New York ‘Energy to Lead’ competition

Innovative solar, geothermal, microhydro projects win New York ‘Energy to Lead’ competition

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) just announced that Bard College, University at Buffalo and SUNY Broome Community College are the winners of the New York State “Energy to Lead Competition.” They each will receive

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