Fracking is the latest environmental hot topic, especially in the American North East. The discovery of a layer of natural gas beneath New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio has torn the states apart and brought out a lot of political tension. Gas companies want to move in to extract the resource; [...]Read more ›
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Nissan presented a fuel-efficient version of its popular Pathfinder SUV during the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The automaker touts an innovative FF Hybrid System that allows the 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid SUV to improve fuel economy over the standard model by 24%. The layout of this hybrid SUV remains [...]Read more ›
The anti-fracking movement in New York state, made up of grass-roots activists and celebrities alike, seems to be having an effect on regulators. The New York Times (NYT) is reporting that state officials are now considering an examination of the potential public health effects of hydraulic fracturing as part of [...]Read more ›
The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, signed three bills on August 17 as a part of the NY Sun Initiative to spur new growth in the renewable energy sector. Homeowners across the state can now benefit from tax credits for power purchase agreements (PPAs), as well as an extension [...]Read more ›
With concrete and glass everywhere, New York City isn’t the first place that comes to mine when we start thinking “green,” as in eco-friendly. True, the new taxi fleet serving the boroughs outside of Manhattan are all Apple Green, but their commitment to being “green” is measured in the thousandths [...]Read more ›
In a very modern example of “out with the old, in with the new,” New York City is slowly changing its pay phone stations into free wi-fi hotspots. Of the 12,360 pay phones in New York City, 10 of them have recently been converted as a way of replacing the [...]Read more ›