Big Green Beacon in New York

Timlynn Babitsky | Stepping up | Friday, January 14th, 2011

by Timlynn Babitsky
Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan, the Empire State Building is the “World’s Most Famous Office Building.” On January 6, 2011, it also became one of the “greenest.”


Wind Power Greed NY

Timlynn Babitsky | Issues: Strategies & Tactics,Stepping up | Thursday, November 13th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Suspicious shenanigans by wind developers in upstate New York have prompted the State’s Attorney General to develop a code of conduct for wind energy companies doing business in The Empire State. There is no question that wind power in New York State has the potential to make positive changes for many who live there, but the ends should never justify the means. And, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, absolutely agrees. (more…)

Towels, Sheets and Wind Power

Timlynn Babitsky | Issues: Strategies & Tactics,Stepping up,Thinking Forward | Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
Foregoing daily towel and sheet changes have given travelers a way to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Offsetting the carbon footprint of your hotel stay has gotten even greener. Here’s a MD hotel example. (more…)

Corn stalks, silos, and ….turbines?

Timlynn Babitsky | Benefits & Support,Stepping up | Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

by Timlynn Babitsky
The political caucuses brought Iowa to the attention of the election-focused media. But did you know that this traditional Middle America landscape has become the poster child for green agendas? “Iowa now ranks third in the nation in wind energy production,” says Governor Chet Culver. “When combined with our leadership in ethanol and biodiesel production, Iowa is the nation’s undisputed renewable energy leader…” (more…)