Nassau County Fully Commits To Reducing Carbon EmissionsOne of the biggest counties in the Tri-State Area took big steps Tuesday toward sustainability. It will now require real steps be taken in reducing its carbon emissions.
Stamford Businesses Launch Effort To Drastically Cut Carbon EmissionsThe 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.
Green Roof Vs. Cool RoofMany 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.
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.
City To Test Liquefied Natural Gas On Staten Island Ferry Vessel In Bid To Cut Costs And Reduce Carbon EmissionsCity Transportation Department officials say they could probably save $3 million per year, per boat by switching to natural gas from diesel fuel.
Bloomberg To Promote Electric Taxis In CitiesMayor Bloomberg vowed to promote the use of electric taxis as he addressed a global coalition of major cities -- the C40 conference in Hong Kong.
NYC's Carbon Count Slightly Lower In 2009