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April 30, 2020

NY Farm To Table In Jeopardy

The virus crisis imperils NY's farm-to-table eco-system. Could a next normal of local processors and supply chains establish a sustainable and healthful regional economy?

April 27, 2020

Human Impacts Institute

Graphic: Climate NYC Heroes

Hoffman and Bocra recognized as Climate NYC Heroes for enforcing and advocating for stricter energy codes and more efficient climate-smart buildings for the NYC DOB by the Human Impacts Institute — Learn More

Pandemic Threatens NYC Green Goals

Multimillion-dollar fines. Cap-and-trade for buildings. How will New York decarbonize its famous skyline?

April 23, 2020

To Measure Is To Manage

Enviros challenge utility report on long term capacity, regulators must include energy efficiency in the calculation to get rates right and support a climate friendly future

April 21, 2020

Bill McKibben Defines Earth Day 2020

Amid coronavirus, Earth Day will be a fiery protest. This won't look like any Earth Day since the first one. Because we can see more clearly now, in all kinds of ways.

April 20, 2020

Earth Day At 50

7 questions and 7 answers about what's been learned, what's been done and what needs doing now

April 16, 2020

Message in a Bottle

The gift of Jay Inslee's bid for the Democratic Presidential nominee is a more-urgent-than-ever Climate Action Plan for Joe Biden & the nation

April 15, 2020

Post Pandemic

A Green New Deal is the real deal for rebuilding our corona virus shattered economy and society. Read Rhiana Gunn-Wright's op-ed for The New York Times — she almost didn't write it

April 11, 2020

Building Homes Likely to Flood

Armed with data provided to The New York Times by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which runs the flood insurance program, Christopher Flavelle and John Schwartz take local governments around the country to task for not enforcing requirements. If you want publicly subsidized flood insurance, you can’t build structures likely to flood.

It Took A Pandemic

Avoided emissions could cut in half this year's addition to the atmosphere's carbon dioxide concentration. Find out what the coronavirus pandemic can teach us about the climate emergency by Charles Komanoff, Christopher Ketcham

April 09, 2020

EARTH: Chance To Study Skies

Global demand for air travel is down 70 percent, a rare chance to study plane-free skies. Understanding planes' impact on the climate is urgent because commercial aviation generates about 2 percent of global carbon emissions and rising...

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