Energy Efficiency

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Student Viewpoint: New York’s Climate Laws Require Columbia to Decrease Emissions, Too

By Arianna Menzelos Columbia University–a multi-campus institution of over 44,000 employees, residents, and students–has significant impact on New York’s carbon footprint as well as on national leadership in sustainability. As one of the largest private landowners in the City of New York, Columbia’s institutional decisions directly impact local and regional emissions levels. […]

Sports Organizations Buy Carbon Offsets to Finance Cookstoves in Low-Income African Countries

Five sports entities explained why they have become industry leaders by engaging with voluntary carbon offset markets at Friday’s Sports and Climate Change Summit. The New York Yankees, New York Mets, NASCAR, U.S. Tennis Association (USTA), and Major League Soccer (MLS) are each purchasing carbon offsets from cookstove projects in […]

Deploying Advanced Metering Infrastructure on the Natural Gas Distribution System: A New Sabin Center Working Paper

By Romany Webb The U.S. is currently in the midst of a natural gas boom, with production growing dramatically in recent years. The resulting glut of natural gas has led to a decline in prices which has, in turn, prompted increased gas use in electricity generation and other applications. Many […]