Friday
Sep 19
2014

How Systems Thinking Can Impact Climate Change

Systems thinker: a phrase that has come to define my method for problem solving, my approach to tackling the world’s greatest challenges, and most importantly, who I am today.
Tuesday
Aug 12
2014

Four Reasons Why the Empire State Building Retrofit Model Works

According to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, 40 percent of the energy in the United States is consumed by buildings. In dense urban settings like New York City, however, commercial buildings account for up to 75 percent of the energy used.

Greening Our Planet, One Bulb at a Time

Jun 18, 2013
At 6,500 miles, Los Angeles has the largest network of streets and roads and the second largest number of street lights – 210,000 – to light the way. In 2009, the City of Los Angeles teamed up with the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) to find out how much those lights were costing the City - and our climate.

How the Empire State Building is Redefining Sustainability and Supporting the Economy In New York City

May 8, 2013
There are more than 900,000 buildings in New York City alone. These structures, both historic and contemporary, literally define a city like New York. Landmarks like the Empire State Building...

Protecting Forests and Livelihoods in Tanzania

Aug 29, 2012
Reversing deforestation – which accounts for up to 15 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions – is central to combatting climate change. Yet forest conservation poses a complex problem in developing countries, where governments must balance the need to protect forests with the needs of local people who rely on...