UGBC Roundtable Discussion: Power Struggle: A Case for Co-Generation in the Face of Climate Change – Wednesday, March 6th

Join UGBC for a roundtable discussion on March 6th at 8am. Andreas Hausler (Cannon Design) will moderate the discussion between experts John Bradley (NYU), Scott Frank (Jaros Baum & Bolles), and James Pfeiffer (EnGeneration), who will offer an introduction to the principles of co-generation and how it functions parallel to an existing power grid. The discussion will continue with an overview of considerations regarding efficiency, design and applicability to certain building types and users. Examples of co-generation in New York City, including New York University and One Bryant Park, will be discussed as speakers elaborate on the barriers to the implementation of these systems.

GreenBiz State of Green Business Webcast – Tuesday, February 12th

GreenBiz is releasing a new report on The State of Green Business this month. Join Joel Makower, the report’s principal author, in conversation with Trucost CEO Richard Mattison on the day of the report’s publication, for a lively discussion on how, and how well, business is doing from a sustainability perspective. The free webcast will stream at 1pm eastern!

Yale Center for Business and the Environment Webinar – Tuesday, February 5th

The Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) is holding the second year of Nature’s Returns: Investing in Ecosystem Services, a webinar series that addresses the growing importance of ecosystem service valuation and investment. The next webinar will focus on California's Cap and Trade Experiment, and previous webinar topics are available to download on iTunes!

Yale Panel to Debate Hydraulic Fracturing

The discussion, “Hydraulic Fracturing: Bridge to a Clean Energy Future?”, will explore whether hydraulic fracturing, better known as hydrofracking or fracking, will enhance America’s energy security, or deter the development of renewable energy sources and foster a continuing dependence on fossil fuels.