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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."

‘Flood Wall Street’ Protestors Arrested As NYPD Protects Wall Street

Protesters locked arms at the corner of Wall Street despite warnings that they'd be arrested for disorderly conduct.

Hundreds From Long Island to Rally at People’s Climate March

“If we don’t change the way we are living...we are in for trouble."

Is LI Still Due for the Big One? Experts Differ on...

“We have storms of the century every two years now." But do we?