Environment Forum

U.S. cities take lead on environmental action

May 7, 2009

“Green Cities,” a new report by a thinktank called Living Cities, examines how American cities have taken the lead on environmental issues in the absence of strong federal action. 

From Suds to Sunshine in Brooklyn

January 21, 2009

A green contracting outfit based in a former Brooklyn brewery says it’s the first business in a major U.S. city that can sell power back to the grid that it generates from the sun.

Broadway theater lights get a green tint

November 26, 2008

New York’s famed Broadway lights are getting a green tint. Not literally, of course, but this week the Big Apple’s iconic theaters vowed to make their “Great White Way” shine with more energy efficient bulbs.