Solarize Roof

Speeding it Up

by Melissa Everett Our mission is to accelerate climate action in ways that make our communities more vibrant and resilient…..We agree with Bill McKibben’s argument in Rolling Stone, that “If we don’t win very quickly…. We will never…

In the Marketplace: Action for You

by Melissa Everett Sustainable Hudson Valley works to make it easier to save resources and shift to clean technologies – empowering consumers while building the marketplace for solar power, electric vehicles and more. I’m going to tell…
Eco Districts Sun Stalks

The Genius of the Eco-District

by Melissa Everett   Everything is getting worse and worse, and better and better, faster and faster. That line comes from Tom Atlee, who is a guru on “collective intelligence.” To have a shot at organizing a sufficient response…

Winning the Carbon War

by SCA Solarize Intern Julie Settembrino The first week of my internship with Sustainable Hudson Valley one of my supervisors, Melissa Everett introduced me to Jeremy Leggett’s book The Winning of the Carbon War and it shifted my world.…

Hudson Valley Environmental Groups Gather to Discuss Climate Change

by Duncan Gilchrist On Wednesday June 15th, theatres all across the country issued a call to action in the form of a documentary titled ‘Time to Choose’. Environmental organizations from the Hudson Valley gathered together at the Rosendale…

Place Matters

by Melissa Everett Cities, towns and villages have always been at the forefront of climate and environmental innovation. They’re where the challenges of buildings, traffic, and electricity play out in some of the most concentrated and complex…