Energy & Environment

A natural gas pipeline.
Making heat from dirty electricity instead of gas benefits no one.
Opinion
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The Battery Park Underpass, two days after Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
Some of NYC’s biggest new developments are on the water. With flood risks rising, they could end up in the water.
Policy
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Battery Park City.
Along New York City’s coastlines, and further inland, fortifications are being built to prevent damage from rising sea levels.
Policy
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nyc waterfront
The city and state are planning for sea level rise, but it may be even worse than they’ve anticipated.
Policy
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The green roof of the Barclays Center was the largest ever to cover a sporting venue upon its completion in 2012.
Urban farms, reduced pollution, lower energy costs, even sound-proofing – what’s not to like?
Opinion
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The 2018 New York State of the State
With Democrats in control in Albany, here’s an in-depth rundown of what’s up for debate.
Policy
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Trashcan with sign "Keep New York Clean" on a street of Manhattan.
Addressing water quality, offshore drilling – and plastic bags.
Policy
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Currently, New York only uses 3 percent wind energy.
The Climate and Community Protection Act could transform New York’s energy market.
Policy
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Julie Tighe left the DEC to run the League of Conservation Voters.
Tighe left the DEC to run the New York League of Conservation Voters.
Personality
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Little girl eating a veggie burger
Two proposals to help minimize meat’s carbon footprint.
Opinion
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