Category Archives: Climate Change

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CSG/ERC Climate Plenary Highlights Global Changes, Local Opportunities

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By Rona Cohen In the summer of 2014, Jean Lemire, a Canadian documentary filmmaker and biologist, set sail in a 51-foot retrofitted fishing trawler and headed for the treacherous Northwest Passage, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Lemire was … Continue reading

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Large-Scale Building Retrofits Seen as Key to Meeting New York Climate Targets

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By Rona Cohen As New York State forges policies to achieve its ambitious clean energy and climate goals, its buildings could be in line for a major efficiency upgrade. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has pledged to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions 40 percent … Continue reading

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Energy Sector Faces Significant Risk from Climate Change, Federal Report Says

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Climate change is already affecting the U.S. energy sector, and the more frequent and extreme storms that are projected for the coming years could pose profound risks to the nation’s aging energy infrastructure, says a new report from the U.S. … Continue reading