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Global Warming

Thousands of people brave high temperatures while practicing bikram yoga as part of the annual Mind Over Madness event in Times Square on June 20, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Federal Report: Climate Change Is Upon Us

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.

05/06/2014

Buildings are viewed from South Street Seaport, an area of lower Manhattan that was severely flooded during Hurricane Sandy on March 31, 2014 (Credit: Spencer Platt
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White House Taking New UN Report As Call For Action On Global Warming

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.”

03/31/2014

A flooded street in Lower Manhattan following superstorm Sandy - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Proposes Levees, Removable Walls In Plan To Protect NYC

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.

06/11/2013

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Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & Rats

Despite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?

04/03/2013

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Superstorm Sandy Could Mean Especially Bad Allergy Season

Spring begins a week from tomorrow, which means allergy season is fast approaching.

03/12/2013

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Gore On Sandy: ‘This Storm Was Related To Global Warming’

Former Vice President Al Gore said late last week that there is no doubt that Superstorm Sandy was related to global warming, and people need to stop and think about what is happening to the planet.

12/09/2012

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Scientists: Long Beach Island Slowing Sinking And Global Warming Is To Blame

At Long Beach Island, there is already proof of erosion happening. Scientists say sea levels are rising, the shore is sinking, and beaches are eroding.

08/21/2012

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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

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Why Ice Matters – Interview With Noted Geophysicist Henry Pollack

Nobel Prize winner and noted professor of geophysics Henry Pollack weighs in on ice and the environment.

04/09/2012

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

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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

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