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Reno claims US first with real-time emissions tracking

The City of Reno, Washoe County and the State of Nevada have announced a software partnership to track energy and emissions data in real-time. They claim Reno is the first city in the country to undertake real-time carbon tracking in line with the standards set by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The governments are working with start-up Ledger8760 to use its carbon mapping technology to track hourly, daily and...

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New York to introduce ‘resilience test’ for city-funded capital projects

New York City Council has passed a bill that will require city-funded buildings, retrofits and infrastructure projects to meet climate resiliency design guidelines and a minimum resiliency score. The Int. 2092 bill aims to ensure that facilities such as schools, libraries, bridges and affordable housing developments are designed to withstand climate threats. The legislation will codify the Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines first...