New York is building a wall to...

Jun 11, 2019 by

Climate change is leading to increasingly violent storms. Can sea walls hold back the floodwaters?

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Green roofs to take over NYC s...

Apr 30, 2019 by

Moments before Earth Day, New York City passed a major Climate Mobilization Act with new regulations for reducing emissions and becoming a more resilient city — including requiring all new buildings to have green roofs.

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‘A New Day in New York&#...

Apr 18, 2019 by

“We are answering the call for bold action.”

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Road to Riches?

Apr 12, 2019 by

Take from the rich and give to … the subway? Inside New York’s evolving congestion pricing policy

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‘Billionaire’s Bunker’ Sells f...

Jan 25, 2019 by

The man who made New York America’s safest big city died before the building he called home was torn down to make way for a new addition to Manhattan’s Billionaires’ Row.

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BATTLING MOTHER NATURE: Why Ne...

Sep 22, 2016 by

[Translate] The city can’t surrender its waterfront. But it will have to do something to make it storm-proof. Ben Adler, Grist...

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WELL THAT’S ON WAY OF AD...

Mar 30, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture The skyscraper is without a doubt the most effective way of adding density to...

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A SINKING JAIL: THE ENVIRONMEN...

Mar 18, 2016 by

[Translate] GRIST By Raven Rakia There’s a known stench on Rikers Island in the New York summertime. Neither the people incarcerated...

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE LARGEST ...

Aug 19, 2015 by

[Translate]  by Bryce Covert THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: Bryce Covert A receptionist at the Goddard Riverside Community Center takes a 311...

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Bill Clinton, Joe Biden and De...

Dec 7, 2014 by

[Translate] Liberals looking to assign blame for our growing police militarization need to take a long, hard look in the mirror Zaid...

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Big Personality, Small Apartme...

Nov 20, 2014 by

[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED We have a tendency of showcasing sleek, somewhat futuristic small apartments on this...

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The emptying of New York City

Oct 18, 2014 by

[Translate] Nearly 1 million fewer people live in Manhattan now than a century ago. One reason: It got richer Henry Grabar  SALON.COM...

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More Than 310,000 People Desce...

Sep 22, 2014 by

[Translate] by Ari Phillips CLIMATE PROGRESS The People’s Climate March, New York City. CREDIT: ThinkProgress/Ari Phillips NEW YORK,...

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These little hacks make cities...

Apr 4, 2014 by

Sometimes all it takes is imagination…

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Going Green in 2014: A Convers...

Jan 21, 2014 by

At the 11th annual Urban Green Gala…

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New York City is using its foo...

Jan 7, 2014 by

New York City eats a lot.

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Too Big to Flood? Megacities F...

Dec 18, 2012 by

As economic activity and populations continue to expand in coastal urban areas

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Battered New York City Looks F...

Nov 7, 2012 by

New York City had been gradually preparing for a world of rising seas and more powerful storms.

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How Natural Gas Kept Some Spot...

Nov 6, 2012 by

As New York City and other communities buffeted, flooded or darkened by the remains of Hurricane Sandy

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On Hurricanes, Presidents, Cli...

Nov 1, 2012 by

I was happy this afternoon to see New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg choose what I consider very wise language on climate and catastrophic storms …

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Michael Bloomberg: The consequ...

Nov 1, 2012 by

I think what is clear is the climate is changing…

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Sandy’s Toxic Stew

Oct 31, 2012 by

Raw sewage, industrial chemicals and floating debris filled flooded waterways around New York City on Tuesday.

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Hurricane Sandy Megastorm: Gov...

Oct 29, 2012 by

The projected storm surge from Hurricane Sandy is a “worst case scenario” …

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