Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Preparing the next generation electrical grid

A Q&A with NYSERDA’s Doreen Harris on overcoming the challenges with New York’s clean energy transition.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

State prepares to hit emissions reduction targets

A Q&A with state Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos on helping disadvantaged communities and more.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Leading the drive to create a next-generation electrical grid

A Q&A with Con Edison Chair, President and CEO Tim Cawley on recently completed projects by the utility.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

New York City faces climate risks like air quality and flooding

A Q&A with New York City Chief Climate Officer Rohit Aggarwala on how the city is preparing to handle a variety of challenges.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Legislating sustainability now and in the future

A Q&A with state Sen. Kevin Parker on how he’d like to see clean energy projects move forward.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Making the governor’s climate vision a reality

A Q&A with John O’Leary on how he implements Gov. Kathy Hochul’s agenda to grow the state’s clean energy sector.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

New York City crafts regulations to lower emissions

A Q&A with Laura Popa of the Department of Buildings on implementing the rules around Local Law 97.

Policy

Policy

City Council members, public advocate allege missteps in city’s response to air quality crisis

New York City Emergency Management Commissioner Zach Iscol said the city did everything it should have to respond to “unprecedented” hazardous air quality last month.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: New York City trees need the City Council’s protection

I’ve watched the number of trees on a portion of West 58th Street dwindle down to one survivor.

Politics

Politics

Driscoll down, but not out

The state Senate won’t give Hochul’s NYPA CEO nominee a vote, but he’ll stay on in an interim capacity

Homelessness

Policy

Homeless persons among most vulnerable as air quality remains unhealthy

As many New Yorkers remain on city streets exposed to potential health risks, advocates and city outreach teams have fanned out across the city, administering aid and encouraging people to come indoors.

Energy & Environment

Policy

Pursuing opportunities within New York’s electrification goals

Industry leaders, policy makers gathered to discuss the possibilities at City & State’s New York Electrification Summit in Albany.

Policy

Policy

Just like that a proposal to roll back NY’s climate law got nixed

Almost as soon as news broke that the governor was considering allowing more emissions, she reversed course in negotiations.

Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: New York City’s solid waste bottleneck

Expanding the Bottle Bill would benefit both the environment and the 'canners' who collect bottles from the city's streets