Energy & Environment

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.
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Trashcan with sign "Keep New York Clean" on a street of Manhattan.
Addressing water quality, offshore drilling – and plastic bags.
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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.
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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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A D train entering the Smith St. station in Brooklyn with the Manhattan skyline in the background.
To reduce emissions, mass transit must attract more riders through better service.
Opinion
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Is New York on pace to generate half its electricity from renewables by 2030?
Policy
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A bunch of solar panels collaged together
We speak with state leaders to assess the governor’s ambitious effort to shift to renewables.
Policy
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo addresses the media after a tugboat rammed a fuel terminal pier near Bayonne, N.J., causing an oil spill into the Upper Bay of New York Harbor in 2016.
Cynthia Nixon tries to ride the environmentalist tide that propelled Zephyr Teachout in 2014.
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The Long Island Sound
The biggest projects and policy matters in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Policy
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