Imagine all CEOs Sharing All the World

by Perry Goldschein (member of the SHV board) This year has been one for the books. And an economics and business book published earlier this year in April, Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire, is a timely, worthwhile read. It discusses…

All Together Now: Making the New Normal Better

by Melissa Everett We are all interconnected. The global pandemic has moved from animals to humans, from China to everywhere, from obscurity to the center of awareness. It has abruptly wrecked economies. It has also unified the human community…

HFC Phase Down: The Role of Refrigerants in NYS Homes and Businesses

by Michael Helme, New Yorkers for Cool Refrigerant Management So, your refrigerator isn’t getting as cold as it used to, and you’re thinking it’s going to be less expensive to replace it than to get it fixed. You go to your favorite…

Fight Climate Change at Home by Managing Refrigerants

by Michael Helme, New Yorkers for Cool Refrigerant Management If you’re reading this blog you’ve probably heard Project Drawdown figured out refrigerant management is the #1 solution to drawing down greenhouse gases. And after wrapping…
Designing the Green New Deal

Designing the Green New Deal

by Julia Farawell, SHV Communications Coordinator The current political climate seems to parallel the environmental climate: uncomfortable heat, higher stakes, and increased risk of disaster. As the clock ticks towards an uncertain future,…
Electric vehicle pump

Plugged in to the Sun (and Happy)

by Perry Goldschein, SHV board member I’ve known since law school days that  electric vehicles (EVs) are a critical technology in helping to keep the air clean and mitigate climate change, as well as create economic opportunity and reduce…
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.…