Fri, 12/09/2011 - 11:21
from Adirondack Daily Enterprise
PAUL SMITHS - The proposed Keystone XL pipeline seems like a long way away. But a group of students from a number of North Country colleges managed to get energized enough about the issue to fill a bus and travel all the way to Washington, D.C., to protest the project. Read more of Jessica Collier's article here.
Mon, 11/28/2011 - 11:23
Build Small. Build Fun. Build Green.
ADKCAP member Larry Master is passing the green philosophy on to his daughter…. see her creative work here.
Wed, 11/23/2011 - 20:54
USDA Grant Available
Document Type: Grants Notice Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-FS-2012-WBU Opportunity Category: Discretionary Posted Date: Nov 21, 2011 Creation Date: Nov 08, 2011 Original Closing Date for Applications: Mar 31, 2012 Current Closing Date for Applications: Mar 31, 2012 Archive Date: Apr 30, 2012 Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Energy Environment Natural Resources Category Explanation: Expected Number of Awards: 15 Estimated Total Program Funding...
Wed, 11/23/2011 - 20:51
Anthony Leiserowitz, Yale Project on Climate Change Communication is releasing the first report from its latest national survey of the American public completed in November 2011. Public Support for Climate & Energy Policies in November 2011 finds that public support for a variety of climate change and energy policies remains high, across party lines. The study also finds that a majority of Americans support a revenue-neutral carbon tax and oppose subsidies for the fossil fuel and ethanol...
Sun, 11/20/2011 - 11:31
National Grid can help your business
Find out more about LED canopy lights here.
Sun, 11/20/2011 - 11:26
U.S Department of Energy’s Fluorescent Lighting Mandate
As of July 1, 2010 magnetic ballasts most commonly used for the operation of T-12 lamps will no longer be produced for commercial and industrial applications. T-12 lamps will be phased out of production, beginning July 2012. For more information, please visit www.energysavers.gov. Read more in the document below: T-12 Phase Out
NYS Energy Planning Board adopts Final Scope and Regulations for the 2013 New York State Energy Plan
Fri, 11/18/2011 - 10:12
On October 26, 2011, the New York State Energy Planning Board met and reviewed the Draft Scope for the 2013 State Energy Plan, which had been revised based on public comments, and adopted a Final Scope. The Energy Planning Board also reviewed the Draft Regulations, revised based on public comments, and adopted Final Regulations. To view a web cast of the meeting, the final Scope and Regulations adopted by the Board, and presentations from the October 26th Board Meeting...
Wed, 11/16/2011 - 22:12
ClimAID documents effect of climate change on NYS
The report notes that each region will experience different impacts; the Adirondacks will see the following: • Loss of high-elevation plants, animals, and ecosystem types • Winter recreation declines; summer opportunities increase • Milk production declines, though less than other regions Baseline 2050s 2080s Temperature 42ºF +3.0 to 5.5º +4.0 to 9.0º Precipitation 38in 0 to +5% +5 to 15% (See p. 5) Read a...
Tue, 11/15/2011 - 10:40
For Sharing Climate Change Tools
The Georgetown Climate Center recently launched the Adaptation Clearinghouse, an online tool to find and share resources and information that pertain to climate change policy issues and adaptation measures. This new online community will serve as a database of new research about climate change adaptation, as well as a forum to spread newly developed models and techniques. Some of the recent resources shared in the online community include a comprehensive model that explores sea level rise and...
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:13
Win-Win for Households, Economic Development, Energy Security
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. 2322 Rayburn House Office Building The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) invites you to a briefing to learn about how clean, renewable, efficient biomass heating can contribute to job creation, economic development, and energy security in communities across the country, as well as ways in which policies can help overcome some of the existing challenges and barriers to biomass use in the residential, commercial, and institutional...