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Alice Larkin

“One of my main areas that I’ve focused on for years is just the kind of timeframe to change to make the changes and how that needs to be really rapid. You can’t just rely on huge infrastructure projects because they take ages.”

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…

We turned the future of New York City into a board game

“I am evangelizing about the game to fellow faculty at Vanderbilt.” Jonathan Gilligan, Vanderbilt University “Energetic is an invaluable energy policy tool for understanding the…

Peter Kalmus

Peter Kalmus has reduced his personal carbon emissions from roughly 20 tons to 2, and he’s written a book about what he’s learned.

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.

Walter Meyer

The Power Rockaways Resilience team developed cultural knowledge so valuable that it led to an award from the White House.

Marshall Herskovitz

Marshall Herskovitz is a Hollywood producer, director and screenwriter who has also served as president of the Producers Guild of America (2006 – 2010). His credits include films such as “Traffic,” “The Last Samurai,” and “Blood Diamond.”

Dematerializing the car

Ecologist Eric Sanderson has written a carefully detailed and beautifully designed book on the need to redesign society without cars. Projjal Dutta, Director of Sustainability for the MTA,…

Fifty Years of Landmarks

New York’s Landmarks Law preserves not only the culture of the past, but the energy put into buildings of the past.

The great nuclear hope returns

One puzzle on which top experts disagree is the role of nuclear power in providing a solution to climate change.