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.
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.
The Interior Department launched a national plan to combat a mysterious disease that has killed more than a million bats in the eastern and southern U.S. and is spreading.
A 20-year-old state DEP program doles out 150,000 fish a year to eat up larvae.
Those for lifting the moratorium say increasing oil supplies will help lower gas prices, but the Sierra Club’s Jeff Tittel says it’s not worth threatening beaches.
The Southampton Village board voted 5-0 for the ban. Merchants have six months to start using paper or reusable bags.
This is part of PlaNYC, which Mayor Bloomberg launched four years ago, on Earth Day 2007.
In the last ten years, the recycling rate has has gone from 29 percent to 24 percent on Long Island.
It’s a dubious distinction for New Jersey. Clean Ocean Action says 475,321 pieces of trash were collected from 127 miles of shoreline.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has broken ground on the cleanup of a polluted lot that is being readied for development under a city-run program.
The hope is to find ways to reduce dependency on Indian Point.
If you’ve got a bag at home, one county wants you to bring it with you when you shop.
State Senator Ed Meyer is hoping the state of Connecticut will go the way of Westport in ending distribution of plastic bags to shoppers.
On the banks of the Hudson River in Montrose, eagles are flying around George’s Island.
New Jersey environmental officials want to add five species to the state’s endangered list and reclassify the bald eagle and seven other types of birds.