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OpEd: Don’t Give Up on Build Back Better: An OpEd for...

Climate change will remake our world unless we remake it first. Fortunately, we know what to do.

Long Island Climate, Labor Leaders Advocate for Build Back Better Act

Environmental and labor leaders on Long Island gathered Tuesday to bring one message to congressional elected officials: vote “yes” on the Build Back Better Act.

Environmental Education Center Opens at Hempstead Lake State Park

Long Island elected officials and community leaders celebrated the grand opening of the Environmental Education and Resiliency Center at Hempstead Lake State Park on Thursday.

OpEd: Renewable Natural Gas Is Good Environmental and Economic Policy For...

The time for talk is over. It’s time to take real action on climate change.

Biden Targets Big Offshore Wind Energy Expansion to Fight Climate Change

One of the first steps will be to open a new offshore wind energy development zone in the New York Bight, an area off the coast between Long Island and New Jersey, with a lease auction there later this year.

New York State Pension Fund Sets 2040 Goal of Net Zero...

The New York state pension fund on Wednesday committed to help curb climate change by transitioning its investments to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040, making it the first U.S. pension fund to set the goal by that date.

Climate Change Remains A Growing Threat

OpEd: For Long Island, the main impacts are sea-level rise and more intense hurricanes, their power heightened by the increasingly warmer ocean waters on which hurricanes feed.

Top NY Dems & Long Island Environmentalists Slam EPA Foe Pruitt’s...

As Oklahoma’s attorney general, in 13 of his 14 lawsuits against the EPA, Scott Pruitt reportedly joined corporations and trade associations that had given generously to his political campaign. In his Senate testimony, he was confronted with a letter that he sent against the EPA that was almost entirely copied from a legal memo crafted by well-funded opponents of environmental regulation. He smiled.

Women’s March Mobilizes Millions To Protest In Washington, NYC, L.I. &...

Millions of people took to the streets of Washington, D.C., New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and cities and towns across the country Suaturday as parts of a Women’s March to have their voices heard by the new Trump administration on a wide range of issues, centered on the main message of women’s rights.

LI Reps Split On EPA’s Efforts To Curb Carbon Emissions &...

"We have to capitalize on our potential to be a leader in the transition to a cleaner, greener economy."