These dirty power plants cost ...

May 8, 2020 by

These dirty power plants cost billions and only operate in summer. Can they be replaced?

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A jail built on a landfill is ...

Apr 8, 2020 by

A jail built on a landfill is at the center of America’s coronavirus outbreak

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New York City law aims to slas...

Dec 13, 2019 by

Many large apartment buildings need retrofits to boost their efficiency.

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New York City Wants to Put a C...

Oct 7, 2019 by

The island, which has an unusual history and considerable real estate potential, could host a complex devoted to climate policy under the plan, which is in its early stages.

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Cartoon: The United Nations ho...

Sep 27, 2019 by

An original cartoon by veteran freelance cartoonist Tom Toro.

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This Entire Week Has Been Incr...

Sep 9, 2019 by

Greta Thunberg, a Swedish climate activist who sailed across an ocean, spent Friday with New Yorkers striking for what they believe.

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Cooling Season

Aug 13, 2019 by

New York City has set out to protect people — and the planet — from the deadliest disaster: heat.

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National Grid to NYC customers...

Jul 11, 2019 by

On Monday, the leading distributor of natural gas in the Northeast, National Grid, sent an urgent-sounding email to many of its New York customers —

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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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