June is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration’s toll on the environment, and for many couples, that’s a big concern.
Pharrell Williams’ push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
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.
Opposition is picking up steam as residents learn more about the proposed 178-mile oil pipeline.
Ecofest celebrated its 25th anniversary in Times Square Sunday, with an assortment of children’s concerts and performances and some lessons in going green for people of all ages.
The former home of the W.R. Grace industrial site was once a toxic dump with radioactive soil. But after years of cleanup, the Environmental Protection Agency says the land is now safe.
In the coming years, New York City is looking at building a plant that would turn table scraps and egg shells into biogas to generate electricity.
Many Bensonhurst residents are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy, they told CBS 2’s Steve Langford that a new trash dump is the last thing they need.
Kids and their parents spent the day in Park Slope learning more about how they can do their part to help the planet.
Six Nissan Leaf cabs will go into service Monday. Taxi and Limousine Commissioner David Yassky said the new taxis are zero-emission vehicles that are better for the environment.
In our series, Inaccessible New York, we’ve been visiting places that are off limits to the public. Well, this one has a twist.
The New York State Assembly voted Wednesday to suspend until 2015 any action on allowing gas drilling using fracking.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and T. Boone Pickens took to City Hall Park on Thursday to unveil the Neapolitan Express, the first ever food truck completely powered by compressed natural gas.
A poll suggests New York voter sentiment has shifted from support of shale gas drilling to opposition by a narrow margin.
Air pollution has now been linked to everything from heart attacks to cancer and strokes, but now, research is pointing to more widespread health effects – and people may be at risk even when pollution levels are deemed safe.