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Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY Plattsburgh
Water management is not always thought of as an international issue, but for unique watersheds like Lake Champlain, flood mitigation has become a concern for all area locals, regardless of borders.
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Here's a simple idea to create more parks: retrofit a parking lot. Check out this latest animation from the American Society of Landscape Architects sustainable landscapes series that shows how small parks can revitalize cities.
The influences that distinguish New York’s approach to Shale Gas from Pennsylvania’s were again on full display this week in Albany.
Hydraulic fracturing is problem free. The science says so. Those who ignore this science are hysterical fear mongers.
Planet Forward
THIS WEEK's WEBISODE: The Solar Decathlon teams are in Washington DC! Check out Team New York's Roof Pod -- it sits atop a sky rise building and helps generate power PLUS: Brendan Owens, Planet Forward's newest Expert weighs in the use of new... Read More
The Roofpod is designed to use underutilized rooftops, places where the sun exposure is greatest, to harness the vast potential of space and energy together.
The Solar Roofpod is a piece of urban infrastructure which captures the most underutilized energy, the sun, and utilizes it through innovative engineering systems to feed power to a single pod, whole buildings, and the city's power grid.
The Solar Roofpod is a “penthouse with a purpose,” designed to respond to the market for economical new housing in cities, and to be a solid investment for existing building owners.
EcoTech Fuels, LLC
EcoTech Fuels enters into a joint venture with the Native Self-Sufficiency Center of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe (New York) that will convert local waste materials into advanced synfuels -- AND provide cash for Mohawk youth programs.
From nature we see that there is an overall change in climate, not only global warming. Trends demonstrate that the world is generally warming, however, some places will get more precipitation and some will get less. There is variability in the... Read More

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