Mayor De Blasio, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Announce NYC Climate CommitmentThe mayor revealed New York has become the first United States city to commit to net zero greenhouse gas emissions in city pension fund investments by 2040.
New Jersey Senators Warn New FEMA Guidelines Would Raise Flood Insurance PremiumsFEMA declined an on-camera interview, but told CBS2 it expects more people to purchase flood insurance.
Research Shows Frightening Future For Children Born In 2021 Unless Climate Policies ChangeNew research shows children born in 2021 face a frightening future if global climate policies don't change.
United Nations General Assembly Returns To NYC, With COVID-19 And Climate Front And CenterPresident Joe Biden will attempt to reclaim the United States' position as a global leader while the body deals with climate change, superpower polarization and the pandemic.
Dozens Protest For Climate Change Awareness Before UN General AssemblySome activists staged a sit-in in front of the Bank of America Tower on 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue.
Rising Sea Levels Threaten Rare Holly Forest In Sandy Hook, N.J.: 'The Shoreline Is Migrating Inland'The bayside holly forest is one of two known old growth American holly forests. The other is on Fire Island.
Elsa's Impact: Subway Riders Raise Concerns After Video Showed Station Flooded By Waist-Deep WaterWhat a difference a day made for commuters entering the 157th Street subway station. On Thursday, they waded through waist deep water while heavy rain pounded the city.
'Ghost Forest' In Madison Square Park Raising Awareness About Impact Of Climate Change On TreesGaze up, look around, and you’ll see somethings missing along the canopy.
Climate Change Likely Lowering Chances Of More Snowy Owl Sightings In Central Park, LIU Professor SaysA rare snowy owl in Central Park brought delight to hundreds this year. But climate change could mean even fewer encounters with the elusive creatures.
'It's Time To Act': Biden Rolls Out New Actions On Climate ChangePresident Joe Biden on Wednesday signed a series of executive actions aimed at combating climate change.
New Data Reveals Damaging Effects Of Climate Change On Pregnant WomenCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez discusses new data that reveals the negative impact climate change can have on pregnant women.
Climate Change Education Will Be Incorporated Into New Jersey Public Schools' CurriculumFirst Lady Tammy Murphy says the state board of education adopted her initiative to teach about global warming in grades K-12.
Nassau County Fully Commits To Reducing Carbon EmissionsOne of the biggest counties in the Tri-State Area took big steps Tuesday toward sustainability. It will now require real steps be taken in reducing its carbon emissions.
Science Teachers, Students Get Times Square New Year's StageYoung climate activists gained new prominence this year.
SEE IT: Harvard-Yale Football Game Delayed After Climate Change Protesters Storm Field, Several ArrestedThe public address announcer implored the group to leave, repeating, “As a courtesy to both teams, the game must resume.” Protesters responded by chanting, “OK, boomer.”