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Hospitalizations for dementia patients and mental health emergencies are rising with the frequency of heat waves.
In conversations with Gothamist, a dozen legislators gave reasons for why measures such as the All-Electric Buildings Act didn't make it to a vote last session.
Toxic remnants of state’s industrial heyday dot a landscape at risk from warming world.
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.
The climate problem was so detrimental last year that it squeezed the global supply of maple syrup. Unabated, it could even end maple syrup production on this side of the northern border.
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.
Scientists predicted Ida’s heavy downpours as early as Monday, but rainfall remains a blindspot when it comes to urban preparedness and climate change resiliency.
Some environmentalists celebrated the closure due to the energy plant’s proximity to New York City, but it has sinister immediate implications for the state’s climate goals.
After Hurricane Sandy, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority committed $7.7 billion toward sea level resiliency. The investment will only protect the transit system for a limited period of time.
Scientists are closely following a hard-to-predict trend of U.S. tornadoes inching toward the Eastern Seaboard.
Jerome Foster has been included among a group of advisers to the president–a remarkable journey from protesting in front of the White House
The completion of City Tunnel. No. 3 would help alleviate strain from droughts and the coming climate emergency, but it has cost decades of human toil.
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