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2016

The Largest Church In Brooklyn Is Going Solar, Sep 24 [1]

New nonprofit, Civic Hall Labs, aims to build tech for the public good, Jun 9 [2]

5¢ Fee on Plastic Bags Is Approved by New York City Council, May 5 [3]

Floating Food Forest to Dock In New York Waters, March 7 [4]

2015

“GrowOnUs” floating water-filtering garden pops up on the Gowanus Canal, September 18 [5]

Mayor de Blasio Releases One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City, April 22 [6]

Assessing Resilience Planning: Is the City Preparing Smartly for the Rising Risks of Climate Change? April 16 [7]

2014

World’s First Electric Wooden Bike Launches in Brooklyn, May 17 [8]

2011

The City As A Social Platform (VIDEO, just under 20 mins.), impressive presentation from Rachel Sterne, Chief Digital Officer for NYC, [9] August 16

2010

Beekeeping no longer illegal in New York City, [10] March 16

2008

Bloomberg offers windmill power plan. August 19. [11] 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.


References

  1. @CleanTechnica
  2. news.fastcompany.com
  3. New York Times
  4. PSFK.com
  5. Inhabitat
  6. City of New York
  7. gothamgazette.com
  8. Inhabitat New York City
  9. psfk.com
  10. City Farmer News
  11. New York Times