Free in NYC? This ITAC-sponsored April 27th Green Building Workshop in New York looks like something other cities might want. It's designed for professionals in the building construction supply chain: those who design, make, and service "green"
Yesterday, Mayor Bloomberg released the first comprehensive inventory of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in New York City’s history. The inventory will serve as the benchmark for reducing the City’s GHG emissions by 30% between now and 2030, a target
As Bonnie noted earlier today, the theme of World Water Day 2007 is Coping with Water Scarcity. New York City has a bountiful supply of clean running water from pristine upstate reservoirs -the largest unfiltered supply in the world. 1.3 billion gallons
Mark April 14th on your calendar, clear your schedule for the day, and head down to Battery Park in New York City for what could very well be the largest environmental-activist event since Earth Day 1970. Thousands of participants, all dressed in blue,
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... OK, Colin Beavan probably wouldn't describe himself as a superhero, but like many other individuals and families that we've featured, he's taken on a project that's, at the very least, ambitious... and very green.
Drosera is a company where "nature and culture cross-pollinate." The New York-based company's mission? To reconnect people with nature by encouraging an active relationship with our natural heritage. When was the last time you called your Mother
Last year this time we reported on Goldman Sachs progress on greening it's performance in the face of a "browning" shareholder resolution. Subsequently, the firm's CEO, Hank Paulson, went on to become US Treasury Secretary, and the firm itself has
As part of an ongoing effort to gather information, New York City’s Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, will take a sustainability tour of Miami this afternoon. Bloomberg continues to seek ideas as he prepares to unveil his Plan NYC 2030, a blue print for
The last installment of domino's Green List takes a peek at the green life of health foodie Louisa Shafia. She owns a New York catering business Lucid Food, specializing in natural fare, and stocked domino's pantry with sweet, savory and a recipe for a
Lauren Bush that is. The niece of President Bush is working on a new organic lifestyle brand, which will include clothing and accessories. It seems she's not looking to build her portfolio though, rather, be the spokeswoman and face of the brand. The
The Armory Show, "the international fair of new art," is coming to New York City next week from Friday, February 23rd to Monday, February 26th, and our pals at Vivavi are going to be lending a hand. In addition to sponsoring the show, they've partnered
From BicyTaxi to lunar power, there were some pretty good green things happening in New York City in 2006; now Big Apple residents can help the city looking green. MulchFest (we mentioned it last year) provides New Yorkers an opportunity to bring their
Awhile back, we initiated a series of posts encouraging our readers from across the globe to tell us about their cities: the green good, bad and ugly of the city, including things like public transportation, suburban sprawl, air quality and other
Just love this New York image posted on PSFK recently. Bicycles in New York don't seem to quite yet "Own the street", unless you count cycling the wrong way up the street head-on into the traffic, but they could. Or, they are coming. If they are
What does Finland’s Highway #1, New York City and IKEA have in common? Metrolight- an Israeli company that manufacturers electronic ballasts for decreasing lighting costs (and reducing electricity needs) without compromising lighting needs. We saw
Good magazine is just that: damn good. Full of delicious cultural tidbits and facts, the premiere Sep/Oct issue offers a plethora of green tips and resources to satiate any TreeHugger's appetite. My favorite article is by Ben Jervey, a fellow New York
It's been a big week here at TreeHugger, with the Martha Stewart appearance and all, so we're glad that Friday has arrived and that the weekend is dead ahead. To celebrate the week's end (and in preparation for the big party over at TreeHuggerTV), here
It's been interesting to watch the progression of green roofs as they've gone from the realm of hobbits to more prominent locations atop businesses and corporations. We're happy to say it: yep, green roofs have gone big-time.