This National Preparedness Month, New York's arts and cultural communities continue responding to superstorm Sandy, which hit the state nearly two ye...
You may think, hey, I know my oysters. There's big ones, little ones, briny ones, sweet ones, West Coast, East Coast. I even know a few names -- Wellfleet, Kumomoto, Bluepoint, and, um, did I say Wellfleet?
Working peoples' experiences confirm what scientists have been warning for years -- rising temperatures caused largely by fossil fuel emissions that humans are pouring into the atmosphere are causing unprecedented climate disruption.
In this ongoing series, I talk with thought leaders about ideas and trends in the environmental movement. Next in the series is my conversation with H...
When I set out to write full-time, I started with erotica as it was a genre I knew well. I've been reading it since I was 11, but I also knew I would not write it forever. I wanted to challenge myself by writing a novel.
Shocked. Scared. Sad. This is how Oladayin Ogunsola described feeling when at age 10 Hurricane Sandy devastated her community of Far Rockaway, Queens.
It is important that our national government exercise leadership to improve the resiliency of the entire nation in the face of continuing extreme weather.
In fundraising, momentum is key. Maintaining awareness -- and, hopefully, support -- of a particular cause is the great challenge that faces any nonprofit organization. Hurricane Sandy is a useful and relatively recent case study.
First principles are important. Rooting New York Energy Week in the priorities established by a community of volunteers, participants, sponsors and ad...
I've been called many things in my time, but there's one in particular I find I'm most proud of: public servant. There's a lot of people out there who think I've served for too long, but I love my community, my city, my state and our great nation too much to quit now. These are critical last two years, and I'm not done fighting yet.
On October 31, 2012, New York City was reeling. Hurricane Sandy had unleashed unprecedented destruction on huge swaths of the five boroughs. In Breezy Point, Queens, dozens of homes burned like islands of fire surrounded by the rising sea.
Only when recovery efforts dedicate sufficient resources for civil legal aid will all survivors of disasters have the information and resources they need to rebuild their lives.
Eighteen months have passed since Superstorm Sandy hit New York, but the effects of the storm still penetrate deeply for the thousands of New Yorkers who are struggling to reconstruct or fix their homes and move on with their lives.
Two new studies revealed that the Western Antarctic Ice Sheet has crossed a dangerous breaking point. Melting at a much faster pace than originally anticipated, it's unstoppable collapse is already underway.
A new federal scientific report, out Tuesday, concluded that global warming is affecting the United States in profound ways and that human activity, n...
By taking action to limit carbon pollution, we can reduce threats to our health and provide future generations with safer air, cleaner energy, and a more stable climate.