Proposal to put Newtown Creek on EPA Superfund list - Comment before December 23

Oct 20 2009 - 9:25am

The public comment period on the proposal to put Newtown Creek on EPA Superfund list has been extended until December 23.

Due to the extent of the contamination at the ...

Governor Paterson proposes diversion of expected Green Jobs funds to reduce state deficit

Oct 20 2009 - 9:20am

Governor Paterson has proposed to transfer $90 million from the anticipated proceeds of selling emission credits under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), plus $10 million from...

NYC transportation funds from the the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Apr 6 2009 - 10:47am

On March 30, Mayor Bloomberg announced that $261 million in new federal money will fund projects throughout all five boroughs, and create or preserve approximately 32,000 jobs.

Public transportation woes for New York City

Mar 27 2009 - 12:39pm

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted March 25 to enact a series of steep fare hikes and deep service cuts. Despite that, some officials say there is still time to...

Will Climate Risks Change the Map of NYC?

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Sep 18 2009 - 12:01pm

For Climate Week NYC (September 21-25), which was marked by events showing support for the United Nations September 22 Summit Meeting on Climate Change, the Citizens Network, Nancy Owens Studio,...

Responding to Climate Change in New York City and Around the World

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Sep 21 2009 - 11:49am

Gail Karlsson, New York City Coordinator for the Citizens Network for Sustainable Development, organized and moderated a September 23 panel discussion on  "Responding to Climate Change in New York...

Priming the Economic Pump in 2009: A Users Manual

Apr 22 2009 - 4:34pm

Article/opinion piece in the New York Observer by Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief...

C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group meeting May 18-21

Jul 9 2009 - 9:00am

The third summit of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group met in Seoul, Korea, from May 18-21, to discuss "...

EPA Announces Start of Hudson River Dredging

Jul 9 2009 - 8:55am

The long awaited and historic dredging of the Upper Hudson River to remove PCB-contaminated sediment began May 15 near...

Information resources on climate risks in New York

Sep 17 2009 - 2:05pm


New York City Panel on Climate Change - 'Climate Risks Information' report