Climate Change

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Sea Levels Rising Along East Coast

There is a new phenomenon occurring, and climate change is suspected to be behind it, reported WCBS 880’s Jim Smith.

06/25/2012

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Study: Gassy Dinosaurs Contributed To Global Warming

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.

05/08/2012

Jones Beach Boardwalk - Mar 13, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Warm Weather Means The Beach On Long Island… In March

Though the day got off to a bit of a damp start, it sure wasn’t a chilly one.

03/13/2012

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Mild Winter Means Early Allergies In New Jersey

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.

02/24/2012

Crews work on fixing power lines in Danbury, Connecticut (credit: CBS 2)

Confusion Abounds Over Outages In Storm-Struck Connecticut

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.

11/02/2011

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

NJ Lawmakers Vote To Remain In Regional Cap And Trade Pact

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.

06/30/2011

Gov. Chris Christie is seen at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - May 26, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Bill To Keep NJ In Carbon Dioxide-Capping Pact Goes Before Committee

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.

06/20/2011

NJ Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Democrats Try To Stop Gov. Christie’s Decision To Exit Greenhouse Gas Program

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.

06/13/2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the C40 climate summit - Sao Paulo, Brazil - Jun 1, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Bloomberg Helps Strike Deal With 40 World Cities To Cut Greenhouse Emissions

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.

06/02/2011

New Jersey Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection, Bob Martin, right, looks on Thursday, May 26, 2011 in Trenton, N.J., as Gov. Chris Christie announces that New Jersey will withdraw from a 10-state regional greenhouse gas reduction program by the end of the year. (credit: Mel Evans/AP)

Gov. Chris Christie To Pull N.J. From Greenhouse Gas Program

Republican Gov. Chris Christie announced Thursday that New Jersey will withdraw from a 10-state regional greenhouse gas reduction program by the end of the year, saying the program is ineffective at combating global warming.

05/26/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Sep 23, 2010 - Photo: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office

Mayor Bloomberg Heads To China

Bloomberg will assume chairmanship of what’s called the C-40 climate leadership group.

11/04/2010

NY Republicans Seeking Schumer Senate Seat Hold Debate

Republicans seeking to unseat New York Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer want to see the abortion rights law overturned and want to see the proposed New York City mosque moved farther away from Ground Zero.

08/24/2010

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Consumer: Debunking Myths About Going ‘Green’

NEW YORK (CBS) ― More and more Americans are incorporating “green” elements into their daily lives, but myths about what’s really eco-friendly are misleading some people. Now, one New York City company is trying to […]

07/23/2010

Collage of modes of travel. (credit: CBS)

Consumer: Debunking Myths About Going 'Green'

NEW YORK (CBS) ― More and more Americans are incorporating “green” elements into their daily lives, but myths about what’s really eco-friendly are misleading some people. Now, one New York City company is trying to […]

07/23/2010

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