Carbon Footprint

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New York City Council Introduces Package Of Bills To Fight Climate Change

The New York City Council on Friday proposed a package of bills intended to battle climate change by slashing greenhouse emissions, shrinking the carbon footprint of city operations, and cutting the number of cars on the road.

09/19/2014

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Stories From Main Street: Building What Could Be N.J.’s First ‘Passive House’

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.

11/11/2013

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How To Improve Your Gas Mileage By Changing Your Behavior

Simple changes to driving behavior can significantly reduce individual carbon footprints and increase gas mileage efficiency.

10/15/2013

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The Local Food Myth: Why Locavores May Be Getting It Wrong

Hitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.

02/20/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces an expansion of the city's electric car fleet - Queens, NY - Jul 12, 2011 (credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

New York City Expands Electric Car Fleet, Hopes Citizens Will Follow

New York City already had the largest municipal electric car fleet in the country and now it’s getting even bigger.

07/13/2011

Calculate Your Carbon Footprint

Would you like to know what your carbon footprint is?

10/07/2010