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They have done in five months what normally times four years, in a process that should be a model for how it's done.
The New York Times' Elisabeth Rosenthal reports that New York spends "$10 million annually to send 100,000 tons of plastic bags that are tossed in the general trash to landfills in South Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania."
The Frankie lamp exemplifies the best in green interior design. In addition to the felt lamp shade made from recycled plastic and the natural timber base taken from timber harvested from carefully monitored sources, it has great aesthetic appeal as well. The
Police officers were involved in the shooting, authorities confirm.
The fine for riding an electric bike in New York City has increased from $500 to $1,000, preventing New Yorkers from adopting these bike/scooter hybrids. The increased fee was announced by city council member Jessica Lappin, who called these bikes a "scourge." Tell us how you really feel, Jess.The post New York City: No Electric Bikes Allowed appeared first on Gas 2.
New York City is trying to lead the way in public health initiatives. Part of this initiative is city wide bike share program. The catch is you can only ride the bike if you are less than 260 pounds.The post New York Bans Over Weight Riders From Bike Share Program appeared first on Gas 2.
Hong Kong has surpassed New York City in several ways, including number of high-rises, population density, and modern, highly-efficient mass transit. Yet there is one area in which Hong Kong is lagging far behind -- cutting the energy use and carbon emissions from buildings.
NEW YORK (AP) — Residents of a New York luxury apartment building are livid over an exhibition of photos secretly snapped through their apartment windows.
Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Beijing:The Skyscraper Museum got it right. Its 2009 exhibit, “Vertical Cities: Hong Kong and New York,” called these two cities – one my current home, one my hometown - the world’s “most similar skyscraper societies.” Top: The view...
Theo Spencer, Senior Advocate, Climate Center, New York:As the six month anniversary of Hurricane Sandy rolls by, the passage of time is giving us a clearer picture of what preventive measures really worked. Thanks to an excellent series running this week on WNYC, we can see that...