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City-scale climate education for Paris

Julien Dossier of the consulting firm Quattrolibri, Raphael Menard of the engineering firm Elioth, and their supporting team are authors of the 2017 sustainability plan…

Bringing Citizens’ Assemblies to NYC

On February 25, 2020, Archie Kinnane and Richard Reiss of City Atlas gave testimony to the NYC Council on two new bills intended to strengthen…

City-scale climate education for NYC

The top 10% by income – in New York, about 860,000 people – can begin to contribute answers. We need a war effort, and New Yorkers can lead it.

Percent for Climate, a proposal for NYC

Our idea is to duplicate existing Percent for Art programs, which are currently part of the City’s budget process and the MTA’s budget process, and…

Carbon, the city, & Local Law 97

City Atlas plans for 2019 were sketched out during our December 2018 testimony to the NYC Council on Local Law 97. While praising the decarbonization…

An energy town hall on the Upper East Side

The most modern idea in architecture is the Passive House, which only needs a tiny amount of heating and cooling as compared to a conventional structure. We learned more at a town hall on energy.

Marshall Saunders

Citizens Climate Lobby aims to price carbon, solve climate change, and to do it in a way that crosses Amer­i­can polit­i­cal bar­ri­ers. Founded by a Texan, after the creek behind his childhood home dried up.