Posts Tagged stimulus

Dense Cities are Sustainable Cities

February 4, 2010
Dense Cities are Sustainable Cities

Or so we think. The reality is people (including researchers at the Institute) are still trying to figure out the scale of green house gas emissions coming from dense urban centers on a global level. But big thinkers ranging from Eric Sanderson to Barack Obama think that urban density is a worthwhile goal to work […]

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Stimulus and Remediation

April 13, 2009

How Brownfield Clean Ups Efforts are Benefiting Happy monday readers. If you celebrated last week with non-pork or yesterday with pork products, happy holidays. I am just coming from The First Annual NYC Brownfield Awards, where there was much cause for celebration. The Ceremony served to recognize “the most remarkable brownfield projects in New York […]

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Stimulus Money for NYC

April 6, 2009
Stimulus Money for NYC

My Favorite Project: Bike Lanes on Houston (Part of it anyway) Last week, Mayor Bloomberg announced that $261 million of federal stimulus money will help fund transportation projects in all five boroughs. Many of these projects were already on the books or at least in discussion, but new money has pushed them to realization (or […]

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Emissions Down

April 1, 2009
Emissions Down

Renewable Energy Investment Needs to be Up! People are talking more and more about the drop in carbon emissions, resulting from the shrinking global economy.  Some are saying this is the up side to an economic slow down as it buys us more time to figure out what exactly we are doing about climate change. […]

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A Stimulus Trading Regime

March 18, 2009
A Stimulus Trading Regime

Not Carbon This Time Amidst the new wave of shock and awe about how certain stimulus monies were spent (eh hem AIG), it seems that certain municipalities and counties are getting creative with how to spend their funding. A few counties in Southern LA, decided that they didn’t have any shovel ready transportation projects, so […]

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