This fact sheet was created for the “Focus on Change” conference held June of 2012. It explores the consequences of extreme weather conditions on the rural environments of the Northeast. It exposes the vulnerabilities and stresses that will be placed on rural populations and ecosystems as a result of climate change.
This fact sheet was created for the “Focus on Change” conference held June of 2012. It explores the consequences of extreme weather conditions on the energy systems of the Northeast. It exposes the vulnerabilities and stresses that will be placed on energy demand and infrastructure as our environment changes dues to climate change.
Policy Brief: Analysis of surplus emission allowances in the regional greenhouse gas initiative (RGGI) and state control of the surplus.
This brief details the expected emissions from RGGI units during the first compliance period. It explores ways that surplus allowances can be eliminated making the RGGI cap binding.
Using the Clean Air Act to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Building on Existing Regional Programs
Using Existing Federal Authorities and State Action
Enabling U.S. States to Achieve Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions through Retirement of Federal Cap-and-Trade Allowances
RPS Comments: Comments of Pace Energy and Climate Center Regarding SAPA Notices 03-E-1088SA18 and 03-E-1088SA19. November 17, 2008
These comments urged the Commission to consider revisions to the Renewable Portfolio Standard in order to meet the challenge of reducing GHG emission in New York State to comply with the UNFCCC target of “80 by 50,” and 80% reduction from 1990 levels by 2050.
Defining a Role for States in a Federal Cap-and-Trade Program
Guidebook for small combined heat and power systems seeking to obtain emissions reduction credits in New York State
This guidebook was created to assist facilities managers with quantifying Emission Reduction Credits. It shows how CHP can be used as Emission Reduction Credits under NYSERDA’s ERC program making CHP more affordable.