New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced guidance for restaurants planning to provide comfort heating for customers dining outdoors during the fall and winter months. Max Zhang an expert in sustainable energy systems says although electric heaters emit no pollutants onsite compared to natural gas and propane heaters, electric heating actually causes more pollution in terms of greenhouse gas emissions.
Lara Skinner, the executive director of the Worker Institute at Cornell University and an expert on labor and employment issues related to sustainability, comments on a global effort to cut emissions from the shipping industry.
Arthur Wheaton, an expert on the automotive industry at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, comments on Ford's failure to meet European limits on greenhouse-gas emissions and the company's need to partner with another automaker.
Flavio Lehner, a climate scientist and assistant professor of earth and atmospheric science at Cornell University, comments on the the upcoming launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite that will measure Earth's sea level rise.
Timur Dogan, an architect, building scientist, professor and director of the Environmental Systems Lab at Cornell University, comments on a European Union building renovation project to be announced this week.
Arthur Wheaton, an expert on the automotive industry at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations comments on a new move by the State of California to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered cars in 2035.
Andrew Karolyi, an expert on investments and international markets and John Tobin, an expert on environmental and energy economics, comment on the European Union's plan to create 225 billion euros of green debt by increasing the number of available green bonds.
Jeffrey Chusid, an architect, planner, professor and department chair of city and regional planning, comments on devastating wildfires burning in the Western U.S. and how city codes have made urban environments safer from fires.
John Tobin, an expert on environmental and energy economics, comments on a new report from a U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission advisory panel that calls climate change a threat to the U.S. financial system.