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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.


  • Why Women Are Biking in Record Numbers in N.Y.C. Oct 7 [1]

2020[edit | edit source]

De Blasio Commits to 100 Miles of ‘Open Streets’, Apr 27 [2]

Solar-and-blockchain-driven energy microgrids bring sustainability - and cheaper prices - to Brooklyn residents [3] Feb 8

“Funky around the edges, humanly fermented, alive”. How the Park Slope Food Coop makes a commons (and great produce). [4] Jab 13 ... see video below

2019[edit | edit source]

Mayor Bill de Blasio Unveils 'Green Wave' Bike Plan To Keep Cyclists Safe. [5] Jul 25

Composting in NYC. [6] Mar 19

'The Bronx City Park that is Making Public Land Forage-Friendly', Jan 1 [7]

2018[edit | edit source]

How Brooklyn ceramics collectives are sculpting a new generation of potters, Dec 11 [8]

South Bronx teens get creative about climate change, Oct 23 [9]

2017[edit | edit source]

This Brooklyn, New York Clean Energy Experiment Is Going Global, Nov 20 [10]

A Forest Floats on the Bronx River, With Free Produce, Jul 7 [11]

New York’s new climate program includes making friends — seriously. Here’s why. Jun 16 [12]

In Brooklyn, you can now sell solar power to your neighbors, May 23 [13]

Stop 'N' Swap Events Make New York City More Sustainable, Apr 26 [14]

NYC will get its first zero-waste store this spring, thanks to Lauren Singer, Apr 12 [15]

How One Person’s Small, Brave Compost Pile Changed New York City, Apr 8 [16]

The Freelance Contract Gives Gig Workers Fair Working Terms, Mar 20 [17]

Solar Experiment Lets Neighbors Trade Energy Among Themselves, Mar 13 [18]

Cycling levels increase 80% in five years, says New York DoT, Feb 9 [19]

How Sharing Can Help Change Consumption Culture, Jan 25 [20]

2016[edit | edit source]

Every Tree in New York City, Mapped, Nov 4 [21]

The Largest Church In Brooklyn Is Going Solar, Sep 24 [22]

New nonprofit, Civic Hall Labs, aims to build tech for the public good, Jun 9 [23]

5¢ Fee on Plastic Bags Is Approved by New York City Council, May 5 [24]

Streetfighting woman: inside the story of how cycling changed New York, Mar 11 [25]

Floating Food Forest to Dock In New York Waters, March 7 [26]

2015[edit | edit source]

“GrowOnUs” floating water-filtering garden pops up on the Gowanus Canal, September 18 [27]

Mayor de Blasio Releases One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City, April 22 [28]

Assessing Resilience Planning: Is the City Preparing Smartly for the Rising Risks of Climate Change? April 16 [29]

A Gorgeous Map of Every Street Tree in New York, Apr 14 [30]

2014[edit | edit source]

World’s First Electric Wooden Bike Launches in Brooklyn, May 17 [31]

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

2013[edit | edit source]

2011[edit | edit source]

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

2010[edit | edit source]

Beekeeping no longer illegal in New York City, [34] March 16

2008[edit | edit source]

Bloomberg offers windmill power plan. August 19. [35] 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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