New York City says it will ban all construction in NYC’s most polluted areas, except in the heart of the city, citing a new study

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced he will ban the construction of any new homes in parts of the East Village, including Manhattan’s Brooklyn Bridge, the Upper East Side, and parts of Lower Manhattan.“These areas have become known for their vulnerability to climate change and extreme weather events,” he said.“We can’t ignore the […]

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How to protect your home from harmful algae blooms: Experts

Scientists have long warned that algae blooming on New York City beaches, parks, beaches and waterways is a public health threat, and they are urging residents to be vigilant when visiting and swimming in these areas.But experts are worried that algae outbreaks could pose a greater threat to humans than previously thought.“The public health impacts […]

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How to keep an environmentalist’s attention during the Trump era

The world is now awash in the prospect of a new President Donald Trump.From his “America First” policies to his “Make America Great Again” slogan, this is a president who has spent his presidency promoting an extreme right-wing agenda, including a crackdown on environmental protection.Yet for the most part, there has been little public concern […]

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