Rondout Riverport 2040

A publication of: The Center for Post Carbon Logistics Rondout Riverport 2040© Andrew Willner 2022 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons. Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. This work does not constitute an exhaustive or direct set of procedures, but points the way to developing your own plans for resilient small ports. No part of …

The Sail Freighter Handbook

A publication of: The Center for Post Carbon Logistics The Sail Freighter Handbook© Steven Woods 2022 This work is licensed under a Creative CommonsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. This handbook is not a comprehensive guide to Sail Freightoperations, but simply a collection of experience gained recentlyduring the Sail Freight Revival. It is hoped that this guide …

Comments on the Transportation Sector of the New York State Climate Action Council Draft Scoping Plan

July 1, 2022 Draft Scoping Plan CommentsNYSERDA17 Columbia CircleAlbany, NY 12203-6399 scopingplan@nyserda.ny.gov Although these comments refer primarily to the Transportation Sector, we reserve the right to comment, in writing or in person, on the final version of the Scope of Work and any draft and final versions of the New York State Climate Action Plan …

How to design a sailing ship for the 21st century?

Re-posted with permission from Kris De Decker and Low-tech Magazine Most images: Alan Villiers collection. Support Low-tech Magazine via Paypal or Patreon. Subscribe to the Low-tech Magazine newsletter. Buy the printed Low-tech Magazine website. It is surprisingly difficult to build a carbon neutral sailing ship. This is even more the case today, because our standards for safety, health, hygiene, …

The Northeast Grain Race

A Blog Post by Derek Ellard The Hudson River Maritime Museum, in cooperation with the Center for Post Carbon Logistics and the Northeast Grainshed Alliance, will be conducting a Grain Race in May of 2022. Contestants in four capacity categories will vie for the highest score when moving cargoes of grain from growers to producers …

Towards A Food Movement Movement.

A Blog Post by Steven Woods. Mr. Woods earned his master’s degree in Resilient and Sustainable Communities at Prescott College in 2021, with an undergraduate degree in History from LeMoyne College. He has worked in museums for over 20 years and is making a career transition to the sustainability field after 6 years in the …

Sail Freight Revival

A Master’s Thesis by Steven Woods This article is a summary of the Steven Woods’ Master’s Thesis: “Sail Freight Revival: Methods of calculating fleet, cargo, and labor needs for supplying cities by sail.” Master’s Thesis. Prescott College, 2021. The full thesis can be read Here. Steven Woods earned his master’s degree in Resilient and Sustainable …

Building Future Proof Liberty Ships

Locally built, from locally sourced and recycled materials, crewed with locally trained mariners, home ported along the Hudson, the Harbor, and the canals, carrying locally grown, locally processed, and locally manufactured goods – with liberty from fossil fuels, these future proof ships will be a positive disruption to the status quo. Future Proof Liberty Ships …

New age of sail looks to slash massive maritime carbon emissions

Originally Posted on Mongabay News & Inspiration, Mongabay Series: Covering the Commons, Oceans, Planetary Boundaries March 15 2021, Author Andrew Willner Mongabay video New Age of Sail is available here. Schooner Apollonia a Hudson River Sail Freight vessel operating now If ocean shipping were a country, it would be the sixth-largest carbon emitter, releasing more CO2 annually than …

Rondout Riverport 2040

A Post Carbon Gateway to the Hudson Valley and the World  A Comprehensive Plan for a Working Waterfront and the Transportation of Goods and People in a Carbon Constrained Future Summary: Rondout Riverport 2040 proposes a pragmatic, positive, and prosperous vision for the near future in which the communities of Kingston and Esopus are enriched …

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