NYS environmental commish on what Supreme Court ruling means for reducing local carbon emissions
"It puts more of a burden on New York — puts more of a burden on 49 other states."
Jun 30, 7:09 PM
Permit denied: New York says Bitcoin mining operation in Finger Lakes violates climate law
Greenidge Generation, the natural gas-fueled facility, is supposed to close under the decision. But its owners plan to keep operating, as they fight for an appeal.
Jun 30, 5:44 PM
National Grid’s pivot to ‘renewable’ natural gas would require more pipelines, keep producing carbon
New York’s natural gas provider says it is transitioning to “biogas” naturally released from landfills, wastewater or cow farms. But would the project reduce carbon emissions, or is it full of manure?
May 6, 5:00 AM
This new dashboard tells New Yorkers how far the city is from achieving its climate goals
The New York City Comptroller’s office has released a climate dashboard to help residents and decision-makers track the metro area’s progress on global warming mitigation efforts and extreme weather preparedness.
Apr 18, 3:00 PM
City Council Caps Energy Emissions For Big Buildings
Big buildings across the city will have to reduce emissions 40 percent by 2030.
Updated: Apr 19, 2019 8:18 AM
De Blasio Orders City Agencies To Stop Purchasing Disposable Plastic Foodware
City agencies purchase at least 1.1 million pounds of single-use plastic foodware every year.
Updated: Apr 12, 2019 12:52 PM
Watch Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Searing Response To Critics Calling Green New Deal 'Elitist'
'This should not be a partisan issue, this is about our constituents and all of our lives,' Representative Ocasio-Cortez said.
Updated: Mar 27, 2019 1:50 PM
Can New York City Lead The Fight Against Climate Change In The Age Of Trump?
Spoiler: It already is.
Updated: Jun 2, 2017 5:34 PM
The Last Time Earth Heated Up This Fast Was When The Dinosaurs Went Extinct
"We are now exceeding by an order of magnitude the rate of carbon release during one of the most remarkable global warming events in Earth's history."
Updated: Mar 21, 2016 4:13 PM
How Much Does Your Subway Commute Help the Environment?
HopStop has a calculator for that.
Updated: Aug 11, 2011 2:04 PM
Bloomberg Wants To Cut Carbon, Raise Energy Efficiency In NYC Buildings
To commemorate Earth Day and the 2nd anniversary of PlaNYC's launch,
Updated: Apr 22, 2009 5:30 PM
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