CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's New York City community action article and is for news and comment in that context. Image: Looking south near dusk of a sunny day at 30th Street along the 9th Avenue bike lane from 31st. March 2010. Attribution: Jim.henderson
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2020[edit | edit source]

  • Why Women Are Biking in Record Numbers in N.Y.C., nytimes.com (Oct 07, 2020)

De Blasio Commits to 100 Miles of 'Open Streets', Apr 27[1]

Solar-and-blockchain-driven energy microgrids bring sustainability - and cheaper prices - to Brooklyn residents[2] Feb 8

"Funky around the edges, humanly fermented, alive". How the Park Slope Food Coop makes a commons (and great produce).[3] Jab 13... see video below

2019[edit | edit source]

Mayor Bill de Blasio Unveils 'Green Wave' Bike Plan To Keep Cyclists Safe.[4] Jul 25

Composting in NYC.[5] Mar 19

'The Bronx City Park that is Making Public Land Forage-Friendly', Jan 1[6]

2018[edit | edit source]

How Brooklyn ceramics collectives are sculpting a new generation of potters, Dec 11[7]

South Bronx teens get creative about climate change, Oct 23[8]

2017[edit | edit source]

This Brooklyn, New York Clean Energy Experiment Is Going Global, Nov 20[9]

A Forest Floats on the Bronx River, With Free Produce, Jul 7[10]

New York's new climate program includes making friends — seriously. Here's why. Jun 16[11]

In Brooklyn, you can now sell solar power to your neighbors, May 23[12]

Stop 'N' Swap Events Make New York City More Sustainable, Apr 26[13]

NYC will get its first zero-waste store this spring, thanks to Lauren Singer, Apr 12[14]

How One Person's Small, Brave Compost Pile Changed New York City, Apr 8[15]

The Freelance Contract Gives Gig Workers Fair Working Terms, Mar 20[16]

Solar Experiment Lets Neighbors Trade Energy Among Themselves, Mar 13[17]

Cycling levels increase 80% in five years, says New York DoT, Feb 9[18]

How Sharing Can Help Change Consumption Culture, Jan 25[19]

2016[edit | edit source]

Every Tree in New York City, Mapped, Nov 4[20]

The Largest Church In Brooklyn Is Going Solar, Sep 24[21]

New nonprofit, Civic Hall Labs, aims to build tech for the public good, Jun 9[22]

5¢ Fee on Plastic Bags Is Approved by New York City Council, May 5[23]

Streetfighting woman: inside the story of how cycling changed New York, Mar 11[24]

Floating Food Forest to Dock In New York Waters, March 7[25]

2015[edit | edit source]

"GrowOnUs" floating water-filtering garden pops up on the Gowanus Canal, September 18[26]

Mayor de Blasio Releases One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City, April 22[27]

Assessing Resilience Planning: Is the City Preparing Smartly for the Rising Risks of Climate Change? April 16[28]

A Gorgeous Map of Every Street Tree in New York, Apr 14[29]

2014[edit | edit source]

World's First Electric Wooden Bike Launches in Brooklyn, May 17[30]

SolidarityNYC: Transforming Our City through Economic Democracy, Jan 27[31]

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,[32] August 16

2010[edit | edit source]

Beekeeping no longer illegal in New York City,[33] March 16

2008[edit | edit source]

Bloomberg offers windmill power plan. August 19.[34] 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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