Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined federal officials Monday to announce plans for a new research center focusing on the ecosystem around Jamaica Bay.
As part of the plan, removable flood walls would be set up for much of lower Manhattan as well as a 15-to-20-foot levee to guard part of Staten Island and a system of gates and levees to protect a Brooklyn creek.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has offered some New York residents who were affected by Sandy money to relocate.
A summit of city mayors will convene in February of next year in Johannesburg, to discuss ways to fight global climate change.
Spring begins a week from tomorrow, which means allergy season is fast approaching.
In this age when we are struggling with climate change and other environmental issues, people are looking for products that are eco-friendly.
There is a new phenomenon occurring, and climate change is suspected to be behind it, reported WCBS 880′s Jim Smith.
The next time you go to see the dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History, just be glad you can’t smell ‘em. A new study suggests that dinosaurs may have helped keep an already overheated world warmer with their flatulence and burps 200 million years ago.
Though the day got off to a bit of a damp start, it sure wasn’t a chilly one.
Pollen counters are getting an early start at Dr. Leonard Bielory’s office in Springfield. “March 10 has usually been our regular. February 22, 23, and 24 are not the normal times,” he said.
For the fourth day in a row, many places in the state are still awaiting good news as electric companies continue to assess the situation.
Two bills aimed at keeping New Jersey in a regional greenhouse gas reduction pact received final approval from the Legislature, but the fate of the state’s participation was no closer to being resolved.
The state Senate’s Environment and Energy Committee will consider legislation Monday to force Gov. Chris Christie to stay in a multistate pact to reduce greenhouse gases blamed for global warming.
Three Democratic lawmakers are introducing legislation to force New Jersey’s Republican governor to stay in a multistate pact to reduce greenhouse gases blamed for global warming.
Bloomberg, World Bank President Robert Zoellick and former President Bill Clinton announced the new partnership during the opening session of the C40 Large Cities Climate Summit in Brazil.