Environment

“Clean Energy Summer” Launched

by Allan Appel | Jul 5, 2017 5:37 pm | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo Three signs that a “green” summer has sprung in New Haven:

• New solar arrays are going on to the roofs of eleven schools and the Goffe Street Armory.

• The city’s purchasing 100 percent of its power from renewable green sources.

• Eleven high-schoolers on bright white bicycles, including Destiny Furlow, will begin knocking Thursday on 10,000 doors from the Hill to Fair Haven to offer United Illuminating energy audits and potentially $1,000 worth of energy conservation materials and services to qualifying households.

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Peels & Wheels

by Mahir Rahman | Jun 27, 2017 3:15 pm | Comments (1)

Mahir Rahman Photo What is sustainability? The answer will depend on whom you ask. For proponents of local food systems here in New Haven, sustainability is a matter of making food security environmentally conscientious, economically viable, and health conscious. It can also be used to strengthen community ties.

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