Posts Tagged Bloomberg

A Day In The Life of PlaNYC

March 17, 2009
A Day In The Life of PlaNYC

Thor here, with another Tuesday post.¬† This week I’d like to let our readers know about an exhibit that is all about my focus on the small-scale, everyday considerations of sustainability: Growing and Greening New York, housed at the Museum of the City of New York. The exhibit, which opened in December, is designed to […]

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PlaNYC Progress

May 5, 2008
PlaNYC Progress

It’s Finals Time for the City Too As the academic year comes to a close, it seems like an appropriate time to give the city a grade for its progress on PlaNYC–its project of greening the city. The New York League of Conservation Voters has done just that. Well no grade yet actually. Just a […]

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1 Million Trees–Not in my backyard

April 21, 2008
1 Million Trees--Not in my backyard

Or On My Sidewalk Either As April comes to an end…crazy I know, it seems like a good time to reflect on the new branding of this month as 1 Million Trees Month. What actually happened during this month, in terms of advancing the plan to increase our urban “forest” by 1 million trees? What […]

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No More Congestion Pricing

April 8, 2008
No More Congestion Pricing

Woe is Us. It seems almost surreal that political decisions are made in 3rd floor conference rooms-in secrecy-without votes these days. One would think that this practice would describe the currently contested elections in Zimbabwe. But alas, we are just as opaque here in the Empire State. Transparent Traffic. While I am personally disappointed that […]

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Schwarzenegger Works With Canada on Climate Change

February 15, 2007
Schwarzenegger Works With Canada on Climate Change

The Canadian¬†British Columbian¬†government is trying to out-green California with a sweeping strategy unveiled Tuesday to fight global warming by cutting back on greenhouse gas emissions from everything from cars and industry to the daily energy consumption of ordinary people. Following the script of California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who rode the green wave to a landslide […]

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