The initiative, the first of its kind in New England, kicks off with a private grant, but eventually business owners themselves will pay for the carbon reduction.
Many cities have created goals to reduce their carbon footprint over the next couple of years. One way they have found to do this is through the roofs of buildings, i.e. “green” and “cool” roofs. Find out what a green roof or cool roof is, how much they cost, their maintenance after installment and their benefits.
The so-called “passive house” is so energy efficient that it doesn’t have a furnace or central air conditioning and could save the homeowner thousands of dollars a year in energy costs.
City To Test Liquefied Natural Gas On Staten Island Ferry Vessel In Bid To Cut Costs And Reduce Carbon Emissions
City Transportation Department officials say they could probably save $3 million per year, per boat by switching to natural gas from diesel fuel.
Mayor Bloomberg vowed to promote the use of electric taxis as he addressed a global coalition of major cities — the C40 conference in Hong Kong.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bloomberg’s administration says New York City’s carbon count decreased slightly in 2009. A City Hall analysis concludes the city emitted 49.3 million metric tons of greenhouse gases, a 4.2 percent […]