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2020[edit | edit source]

Feb 8 Solar-and-blockchain-driven energy microgrids bring sustainability - and cheaper prices - to Brooklyn residents [1]

2019[edit | edit source]

Jul 25 Mayor Bill de Blasio Unveils 'Green Wave' Bike Plan To Keep Cyclists Safe [2]

Mar 19 Composting in NYC [3]

'The Bronx City Park that is Making Public Land Forage-Friendly', Jan 1 [4]

2018[edit | edit source]

How Brooklyn ceramics collectives are sculpting a new generation of potters, Dec 11 [5]

South Bronx teens get creative about climate change, Oct 23 [6]

2017[edit | edit source]

This Brooklyn, New York Clean Energy Experiment Is Going Global, Nov 20 [7]

A Forest Floats on the Bronx River, With Free Produce, Jul 7 [8]

In Brooklyn, you can now sell solar power to your neighbors, May 23 [9]

NYC will get its first zero-waste store this spring, thanks to Lauren Singer, Apr 12 [10]

How One Person’s Small, Brave Compost Pile Changed New York City, Apr 8 [11]

The Freelance Contract Gives Gig Workers Fair Working Terms, Mar 20 [12]

Solar Experiment Lets Neighbors Trade Energy Among Themselves, Mar 13 [13]

Cycling levels increase 80% in five years, says New York DoT, Feb 9 [14]

2016[edit | edit source]

Every Tree in New York City, Mapped, Nov 4 [15]

The Largest Church In Brooklyn Is Going Solar, Sep 24 [16]

5¢ Fee on Plastic Bags Is Approved by New York City Council, May 5 [17]

Streetfighting woman: inside the story of how cycling changed New York, Mar 11 [18]

Floating Food Forest to Dock In New York Waters, March 7 [19]

2015[edit | edit source]

“GrowOnUs” floating water-filtering garden pops up on the Gowanus Canal, September 18 [20]

Mayor de Blasio Releases One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City, April 22 [21]

A Gorgeous Map of Every Street Tree in New York, Apr 14 [22]

2014[edit | edit source]

World’s First Electric Wooden Bike Launches in Brooklyn, May 17 [23]

2010[edit | edit source]

Beekeeping no longer illegal in New York City, [24] March 16

2008[edit | edit source]

Bloomberg offers windmill power plan. August 19. [25] Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is seeking to put wind turbines on New York City's bridges and skyscrapers and in its waters as part of a push to develop renewable energy.

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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's New York City article and is for news and comment in that context.

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Jan 13 “Funky around the edges, humanly fermented, alive”. How the Park Slope Food Coop makes a commons (and great produce) [26]


New York’s new climate program includes making friends — seriously. Here’s why. Jun 16 [27]

Stop 'N' Swap Events Make New York City More Sustainable, Apr 26 [28]

How Sharing Can Help Change Consumption Culture, Jan 25 [29]


New nonprofit, Civic Hall Labs, aims to build tech for the public good, Jun 9 [30]


Assessing Resilience Planning: Is the City Preparing Smartly for the Rising Risks of Climate Change? April 16 [31]


SolidarityNYC: Transforming Our City through Economic Democracy, Jan 27 [32]


The City As A Social Platform (VIDEO, just under 20 mins.), impressive presentation from Rachel Sterne, Chief Digital Officer for NYC, [33] August 16

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