New York Says ‘NO!’ to Fracking

In what amounts to less than shocking news, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on December 17th that fracking is officially banned within the state. YourEnergyBlog recently visited the prospect…

Hanukkah: A Time to Celebrate Sustainability!

When it comes to energy conservation and efficiency, Hanukkah is probably the last thing that comes to mind. However, the grand holiday known for latkes, menorahs, and Dreidel (although let’s…

Watch How Carbon Emissions Have Evolved Over 150 Years

This interactive visualization, originally posted by the World Resources Institute, is the most shocking CO2 comparison I’ve come across.  I’ve known that the United States has been a leader in...

U.S. and China Make a Climate Deal: Thanks Obama!

The U.S. and China recently announced a significant deal to slash carbon emissions in both countries. The agreement entails the U.S. cutting carbon emissions between 26 and 28 percent (measured…

Snow Swallows Buffalo: Because, Climate Change!

Last week, Buffalo, NY, a city already famous for its snowy winter weather (and amazing chicken wings– I’m looking at you, Duff’s!) was engulfed in one of the most intense…

12 Steps to Hosting a Green Thanksgiving

Come November 27th, most of us will be digging up our “fat pants” and preparing our stomachs for the ultimate feast.  Thanksgiving has come to be known as the holiday…

How to Cut the Carbon Footprint of Your Office

“Carbon footprint” seems to be one of those buzzwords we’ve been seeing all over the internet lately.  We read about the terrible effects our carbon footprints have on the environment…

5 Ways to Stay Sustainable for Halloween

In case you haven’t noticed by the thousands of pumpkin flavored foods now available (some being rather questionable), we’ve officially entered Fall. If you’re like me, this colorful season of…