Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Uh-Oh. Now What? Are We Acquiring the Data to Understand the Situation?

Fig.1.Globaltemperature(relativeto1880-1920meanforeachmonth)forthe1997-98,2015- 16 and 2023-24 El Ninos. The impact of El Nino on global temperature usually peaks early in the year (El Nino Peak Year) following the year in which the El Nino originated.

14 August 2023

James Hansen, Makiko Sato and Reto Ruedy

Abstract. Global temperature in June […]

Why Developers Should Care About Environmental Due Diligence

by Erika Cruz

Land development is a complex business where small mistakes can lead to hefty issues down the line. Design flaws can result in costly rework and unhappy clients. They can also affect the business’s reputation. Likewise, environmental liabilities can surface unexpectedly and lead to immense damage. You may lose the deal and even […]

Just In! (from NY-GEO)

Just In! is NY-GEO’s weekly news feed for members. NY-GEO’s calendar-year memberships are open to everyone and available for as little as $35 (10% discount till January 15th!). See more information on memberships here. Click here to see some of the work a NY-GEO membership supports. We also feature three of the top news […]

Letter to the Editor

Comment on “Tips to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Every Day” in the January 2020 issue of G.E.T.

Having helped operate a “foam” cup industrial process back in the 70’s and using true Styrofoam as a building product in the 80’s, I learned the difference between the two.

The following is from Wikipedia:

“Styrofoam is a […]

Energy Bill Misses Chance to Cut Costs by $40 Billion and Slash Carbon Emissions; Must be Fixed

The Senate energy bill announced Thursday by Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-Ala.) and Ranking Member Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) includes useful efficiency provisions, but does not do nearly enough to save energy and reduce harmful emissions, and must be fixed. It omits a key provision to strengthen building energy codes […]

Join the Climate Institute tomorrow at 6pm!

The Climate Institute is imagining our future as a better world! Come find out tomorrow about the initiatives they are working on. November 6th 6pm

Rockefeller 209 – Dartmouth College


Can the Built Environment Heal the Planet?

The New Carbon Architecture: Building to Cool the Climate

by Bruce King, New Society Publishers, 2017, 159 pages, $29.99

Book review by N.R. Mallery

Let’s face it, CO2 in our atmosphere is the biggest problem humans have ever had to face.

Recent news says scientists have measured a slowdown of the Gulf Stream. […]

The UK’s Carbon Emissions Have Dropped to 19th Century Levels

Jack-up crane ship and wind turbine in the North Sea. Wikimedia Commons.

George Harvey

Fossil fuels started to take on a special significance in the United Kingdom as far back as the Late Middle Ages, when the newly introduced invention of the chimney made it possible to heat individual rooms in […]

As Vermont’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Continue to Rise, Action on Climate is More Important than Ever

Ian Hitchcock

Things are heating up in Vermont and around the world. This summer, Burlington experienced both the three hottest consecutive days on record, as well as the warmest night ever recorded, with temperatures never dropping below 80 degrees.

Vermont joined a politically bipartisan coalition of states committed to adhering to the […]

Get Out of Jail Free Card: Carbon Capture


By Dr. James Hansen

There is enough popular misinterpretation of recent news about the cost of carbon capture that I should comment on that.

David Keith has done some of the most credible work on direct air capture of CO2, so his recent paper1 in Joule reporting on the cost of carbon capture deserves […]