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Wealth Creation in Rural Communities

Submitted by Tracey Legat on Fri, 01/28/2011 - 14:29

In "Measuring Community Wealth," real world data from Appalachian Kentucky is used to illustrate how examples of six forms of wealth (individual, intellectual, natural, built, social, and financial) can be measured.  From power plants to patents, local food to locally owned broadband, each section highlights opportunities to increase the stock of wealth in Kentucky counties.  Connections between these opportunities are highlighted by case studies from Vermont and Kentucky of three on-the-ground projects that impact multiple forms of wealth.  Throughout, the

Adirondack Youth Climate Summit Goes National!

Submitted by Tracey Legat on Tue, 01/25/2011 - 16:01

Bryan Larson and his dad, Carl, were featured on ‘The Story’, a nationally syndicated radio program from American Public Media.

Build a Greener Adirondacks EXPO

Submitted by Tracey Legat on Mon, 01/24/2011 - 17:28

Expert builders, interested home owners and people who want to see the absolute latest green building ideas can gather at The Wild Center’s Build a Green Adirondacks EXPO from April 29th until May 2st, 2011. You’ll meet some of the nation’s leading practitioners who will convene in the Adirondacks to give us all a green leg up on our building ideas.
 

RGGI Carbon Auctions Not Meeting Expectations

Submitted by Tracey Legat on Fri, 12/10/2010 - 17:04

The Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) has released the results of their 10th auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances, held Wednesday, Dec. 1.

Renewable energy and restructuring of energy distribution systems may offer low-wealth rural areas significant opportunities for creating wealth that sticks by meeting their own needs and by providing a valuable service to higher-wealth parts of their regional economies. 

Clean Air-Cool Planet Community Catalyst Fund

Submitted by Tracey Legat on Wed, 12/01/2010 - 16:57

Essex County Transportation Goes Green

Submitted by Tracey Legat on Mon, 11/22/2010 - 17:49

Biomass hailed as local energy source

Submitted by Tracey Legat on Mon, 11/15/2010 - 11:23

New York State Climate Action Plan Interim Report is out

Submitted by Tracey Legat on Wed, 11/10/2010 - 10:51

The New York State Climate Action Plan Interim Report is now out.  Please read and  share your comments with your colleagues in ADKCAP.

 The Interim Report is open for public comment for 90 days, ending on February 7, 2010.
Instructions for submitting comments electronically are provided here.
 

Youth Summit Will Stream Live

Submitted by Howard M Fish on Sun, 11/07/2010 - 21:22

Link to Adirondack Youth Climate Summit

Check out the live streaming schedule here. We have added the final session. Click the watch live link on the schedule page.

The first session being at 9:15 am on Tuesday, November 9th with Dominic Frongilllo, a U.N. Youth Climate Delegate. You can see the fill schedule by clicking the Watch Live link.