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Kaid Benfield, Special Counsel for Urban Solutions, Washington, DC: Nearly every big American city suffers from vacant and abandoned properties. The mass migration of population to the suburbs in the second half of the 20th century was devastating to neighborhoods left behind, resulting in declining central-city populations that...
The fish's unique movement in the water is helping researchers design more fuel efficient and agile deep sea vehicles.
About 8,300 private collection trucks would have to meet federal emissions standards by 2020, three years after the deadline for the city’s fleet, under the plan.
Michigan and New York renewable portfolio standards (RPS) are adding jobs and reviving economic growth
Pierre Bull, Policy Analyst, Air & Energy, New York City:The policy known as the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), whereby retail electricity providers are mandated to meet an increasing share of sales from the competitive procurement of clean and renewable energy is proving successful as a viable framework for deploying...
What's so impressive about most of the examples that she gives is that they are things that are cheap and quick to do.
Adopt A Pet In New York City: Featured Animals For 11/10/2013, Courtesy Of NYC's Animal Care & Control (PHOTOS)
Every week The Huffington Post New York features city animals up for adoption, in partnership with Animal Care & Control of New York City.A nonprofit organization, AC&C gives shelter to more than 30,000 dogs, cats, rabbits and other animals each year.Interested in a new pet? AC&C has adoption centers in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island, all open daily from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Who cleans up after us? That's a much more complex social question than might seem. This fascinating TED talk walks us through the maze of an answer.
Finally: recognition of the role of women in design.
Attention All Apartment-House Residents in New York City -- Electronic Waste Recycling Collections Are Now Available for Your Buildings
Eric Goldstein, Director of NRDC's New York City Environment, NY:My NRDC colleague Jon Krois and I attended the kick-off press conference this morning for New York City’s ambitious new electronics waste recycling program. The program will make it much more convenient for hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers to...
Relief is on the way for downtown Manhattan parents who are worried about increasingly overcrowded classrooms and teach-to-the-test mentality. The New Amsterdam School, lower Manhattan's first Waldorf grade school, is currently accepting students to learn