Gary Hershorn/Getty This story was originally published by CityLab and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. New York City passed the most aggressive climate bill in the nation in April, and the city got it done in a truly New York way. The Climate Mobilization Act is the city’s effort to abide by the Paris climate-change agreement even after the Trump administration withdrew the US from the global accords. Before its abrupt about-face, America’s plan had been to cut carbon emissions by 80 percent by the year 2050. New York is taking up that pledge by introducing new regulations to address the energy performance of buildings. Buildings contribute a huge share of New York’s carbon emissions—nearly 70 percent, thanks to normal everyday use, but exacerbated by inefficient heating and cooling systems—so they’re an obvious target for regulation. But it’s less obvious how the building … [Read more...] about Can New York Make Buildings Super-Efficient Really Quickly?
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index New York Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by New York Today ByJonathan Wolfe Aug. 10, 2018 Good morning on this stuffy Friday. A New Yorker may see a leafy park and think, What a great place to picnic. Steve Brill would see that same patch of green and think, Mmm delicious. Mr. Brill is a naturalist who for years has been leading foraging tours in the city and cooking up vegan dishes made with plants he plucked from the five boroughs. We recently joined him along with 15 novice foragers as they hunted for edible plants in Upper Manhattan. Our first stop was near a playground in Fort Tryon Park. Mr. Brill paused in front of a purple-flowered Burdock plant, took out a shovel and dug it up. “This makes excellent jerky,” he said, dusting off the root. Monika Johnston, 55, a history teacher from Washington Heights, was … [Read more...] about New York Today: Snacking in, and on, City Parks
Bella DePaulo, The Washington Post Published 11:07 am PDT, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Photo: Viking Press. Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 "Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities, and the Pleasures of Solitude" by Stephanie Rosenbloom. "Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities, and the Pleasures of Solitude" by Stephanie Rosenbloom. Photo: Viking Press. The joy of traveling alone: A New York Times travel writer describes why she loves exploring solo 1 / 1 Back to Gallery As a travel writer for the New York Times, Stephanie Rosenbloom has scored many plum assignments. One of them - spending five days in Paris, on her own - stayed with her long after she returned. To find out why her senses pricked up there - and why she was able to delight in the smallest things there - she returned to Paris and also traveled … [Read more...] about The joy of traveling alone: A New York Times travel writer describes why she loves exploring solo
Cyber1 - CYBNY is expected to grow from 2017 sales of $19.9 million to $43 million for 2018. Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE:BK)We are a buy and build play; acquisitions are an integral part of our strategy and we have successfully executed 11 acquisitions over the past two years, with 5 of these being in 2017,”— Kobus Paulsen, Chairman / Founder Cyber1 - CYBNYMIAMI, FLORIDA, USA, August 7, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- (EmergingGrowth.com NewsWire) -- EmergingGrowth.com, a leading independent small cap media portal with an extensive history of providing unparalleled content for the Emerging Growth markets and companies, reports on CYBER1. (NASDAQ: CYBNY). With 239 employees, CYBNY achieved impressive organic growth of 14.5% in FY2017. Overall, revenue grew from €14.64 million ($16.94 million) in FY2016 to €17.19 million ($19.90 million) in FY2017. Two acquisitions announced in June this year (bringing the total to 11 acquisitions over the past two years), bring … [Read more...] about Bank of New York Mellon Sponsors Small Cap Cyber Security ADR Cyber1 (NASDAQ: CYBNY)
U.S. Donald Trump crime After two years of a decline in revenue for the Trump International Hotel overlooking New York City’s Central Park, the general manager of the 44-story Manhattan skyscraper told investors this spring that revenue went up thanks to a visit from the Saudi Arabian crown prince. The hotel’s general manager, Prince Sanders, said in a May 15 letter to investors that thanks to “a last-minute visit to New York by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia,” the hotel reported a 13 percent increase in revenue for the first three months of 2018, according to the letter obtained by The Washington Post. While the president’s hotel did not actually host Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman or his direct royal family members because of a lack of space, Sanders reportedly said that because of the hotel’s “close industry relationships,” it was able to house “many of the accompanying travelers.” Salman was on a two-week … [Read more...] about Thanks To Saudis, Revenue For Trump’s New York Hotel Goes Up After Years of Decline