Careers in green energy are on the rise, and now there are new opportunities to learn the ropes in order to join a booming workforce; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Careers In Green Energy On The RiseCareers in green energy are on the rise, and now there are new opportunities to learn the ropes in order to join a booming workforce; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Out-Of-Work NYCHA Residents Trained To Install Solar PanelsNew York City is working with energy companies to train out-of-work public housing residents to install solar panels on the rooftops of New York City Public Housing buildings.
NY AG Reaches Deal With WH To Crack Down On Air PollutionNew York Attorney General Letitia James has reached an agreement with the White House to crack down on air pollution that blows into the state.
New Legislation Aims To Upgrade Schools, Combat Climate CrisisNewly proposed legislation aims to revitalize New York's public school system while combatting the climate crisis.
Waste Removal Companies Will Pay $600,000 For Illegal Dumping In BrentwoodYears after a Long Island park was contaminated by illegal dumping, eight waste removal companies are paying the price for it. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
NYC Students Growing Greens Inside Schools With Hydroponic FarmingGetting access to affordable, nutritious food is difficult for many in New York City who face food insecurity. A grassroots nonprofit organization is changing that with the help of students and hydroponics; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Turbines To Be Replaced On Marine Renewable Energy ProjectThree experimental tidal turbines were retrieved Tuesday from the East River.
Mamaroneck, Yonkers Embracing Solar PowerA New York state mandate that will dramatically increase the use of solar power is energizing the northern suburbs. That's where communities are throwing the switch on new initiatives almost every week; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Mayor De Blasio: 100% Of NYC's School Bus Fleet Will Be Electric By 2035New York City school buses are going green to reduce pollution.
Brooklyn Company Upcycles Flour From Malted BarleyThere's a growing trend in recycling called upcycling food.
NYC Plans To Purchase Large-Scale Renewable Source Of ElectricityAhead of Earth Day this week, New York City is going green.
Big Battle Over Garbage In BrentwoodBrentwood residents say a proposed facility would bring hundreds of garbage trucks to their neighborhood, and critics say the plan would also impact other communities. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Long Island Teen Sets Up Eco-Friendly Bottle Refilling BusinessIn a time when the world is looking for change, one teenager took it upon himself to create his own. He used his time at home during the pandemic to set up a business that's making a difference; CBS2's Steve Overmyer reports.
Find Nature And Community At Seasons Nursery In Bed-StuyFor many visitors, the biggest draw is the owner herself—Young's sharp wit and keen insight have made her a local celebrity.
Northern California Wildfire Dubbed A 'Gigafire'The August Complex fire is the largest in the state's history and has burned more than one million acres.
Nonprofit Group 'Save The Sound' Giving Water Quality Report Cards To Bays Along Long Island SoundA new study out of Long Island Sound grades dozens of bays in New York and Connecticut based on water quality. CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reports.
Some Long Islanders Going Native, Replacing Lawns With Plants In Effort To Attract Wildlife And Cut Maintenance CostsThe suburban landscape is looking a little different in parts of Long Island. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Old Rail Cars Find New Life As Artificial Reef Off Long IslandNew York is expanding its artificial reef program, but instead of using subway cars like we’ve seen in the past, rail cars are being dropped in. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
NYC Launches New Initiative To Clean Up Parks, StreetsTrash has been piling up on city streets and in parks during the pandemic. Now Mayor Bill de Blasio has launched a new initiative aimed at keeping the city clean. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Concern About Water Supply On Long IslandSuffolk County is telling residents to stop watering their lawns during early morning hours amid near-record usage levels.
Environmentalists Outraged Over Proposals To Take Away Funds In Suffolk CountyWith our local governments suffering because of the pandemic lockdowns, one local county has a solution, but it's got environmentalists outraged; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Coronavirus Update: Gloves, Masks Causing Litter Concerns In NYCPeople all over our area are using masks and gloves in hopes of flattening the coronavirus curve, but as the world celebrates Earth Day, many are concerned about those items littering our streets; CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports.
CBS News: Earth Day 1970 FlashbackWatch CBS News coverage of the very first Earth Day in New York City and across America, then check out our tips for celebrating today shut in your own home: https://cbsloc.al/34U9eVA
How To Celebrate Earth Day's 50th Anniversary Amid Coronavirus PandemicWednesday marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Despite the current need to stay home, there are still many ways you can make the world a better place; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.