Lots of interesting reads this week, including a couple of “green” school initiatives in New York City:
- Panel Suggests 100 Ways New York’s Buildings Can Be Greener (The New York Times): I definitely support not having to open windows in winter to regulate apartment temperatures.
- China, U.S., and Europe race for the smart grid (Mother Nature Network): Check out the video of Con Ed’s plans at the bottom.
- Over the Top: Data Show “Green” Roofs Could Cool Urban Heat Islands and Boost Water Conservation (Scientific American): Of course NYC is the best place to implement such initiatives.
- Metropolis POV: Amale Andraos and Dan Wood on the Edible Schoolyard (Metropolis): One such project will start at P.S. 216 in Gravesend this summer.
- NYSEIA Proposes Long-Term Solar Electric Incentive Plan (SustainableBusiness.com): One trade group’s suggestions for what to do about RPS going forward.
- A High School for Green Teens (Huffington Post): Bringing green jobs education to the Bronx.