Extreme Weather Could Result In More Power Outages And Higher Energy Bills
A new study examines the nation’s aging energy infrastructure and how climate change will impact power generation. For the Northeast, flooding is a serious concern because plants are located near water.
Jan 26, 11:00 AM
New York Has Ambitious Climate Goals. Now It Has To Meet Them.
Cutting greenhouse-gas emissions by 85% will require big changes from the state’s economic drivers – and its residents.
Jan 14, 11:01 AM
We’re Getting Less Snow, And It’s Having A Big Impact On The Environment, Study Shows
Researchers are analyzing 100 years worth of snowfall data, finding significant declines linked to climate change.
Jan 7, 11:01 AM
PHOTOS: NYC Says Goodbye To East River Park
The demolition of East River Park marks the last chapter in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s climate change legacy.
Dec 31, 2021 11:00 AM
City Demolition Of East River Park Underway In Violation Of Court Order, Protesters Say
The temporary restraining order was the latest legal maneuver by opponents to the project.
Dec 11, 2021 10:03 PM
Grading De Blasio: How He Weathered Being The Climate Disaster Mayor
De Blasio achieved success toward making New York City carbon neutral by 2050, but his administration struggled to break ground on its storm surge and sea level rise infrastructure projects.
Dec 10, 2021 12:00 PM
Half Of East River Park Closed To Public As Flood Protection Project Begins
The contentious plan to demolish and rebuild East River Park, a key climate priority for the de Blasio administration that’s prompted legal challenges and neighborhood uproar, is officially underway.
Dec 6, 2021 9:20 PM
Photos: NY Begins Construction On $107 Million ‘Living’ Barriers To Fight The City’s Rising Seas
From a 250-foot-long barge moored in Raritan Bay, workers are placing more than 1,100 stone-filled mattresses into the water. They will double as an important habitat for marine species.
Nov 12, 2021 1:00 PM
Canadian Renewable Hydropower Is Heading To New York City
The project is part of a pair of renewable energy investments expected to supply a third of the city’s annual electricity usage.
Nov 4, 2021 12:00 PM
Tap Water Taste Funny In NYC? There’s Nothing To Fear, But Blame Aging Infrastructure
NYC Officials say the city’s drinking water is still safe, but it may taste weird while repairs to the Catskill Aqueduct are ongoing.
Oct 22, 2021 7:22 PM
De Blasio, Ocasio-Cortez Announce NYC Pension Funds Will Shift Away From Fossil Fuel Investments
Trustees of three New York City pension funds are pledging to develop an investment portfolio that would generate net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.
Oct 21, 2021 7:01 PM
Climate Change Activists Were Slow To Warm To NJ Gov. Murphy. But They Don’t Like the Alternative
Despite their complaints about Murphy, environmentalists say his Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli would be worse. But they’re still calling on the incumbent to stop the expansion of natural gas.
Oct 21, 2021 11:30 AM
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