Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.
Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher admits he’s skeptical about the cause of climate change.
Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.
The initiative, the first of its kind in New England, kicks off with a private grant, but eventually business owners themselves will pay for the carbon reduction.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended a decision by the NYPD not to clear the streets during the “Flood Wall Street” climate change protest the day before.
In a forceful appeal for international cooperation on limiting carbon pollution, President Barack Obama warned starkly on Tuesday that the globe’s climate is changing faster than efforts to address it.
A massive march for climate change was set to roll into Midtown and the Upper West Side on Sunday, and commuters will have to be ready for bumper-to-bumper delays.
The New York City Council on Friday proposed a package of bills intended to battle climate change by slashing greenhouse emissions, shrinking the carbon footprint of city operations, and cutting the number of cars on the road.
Preparations for this weekend’s People’s Climate March have reached a fever pitch.
Global warming is rapidly turning America the beautiful into America the stormy, sneezy and dangerous, according to a new federal scientific report. And those shining seas? Rising and costly, the report says.
According to the head of the UN panel, the world needs to cut pollution from heat-trapping gases, or the already-noticeable harms from global warming could spiral “out of control.”
The U.N. chief said he was counting on Bloomberg’s “dedicated and visionary leadership” to help countries around the world address the climate change phenomenon.
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.