Climate Change

J.D. Allen, WSHU Public Radio

Climate activists in New York rallied outside of local state and federal lawmakers offices on Wednesday to urge the approval of a multi-billion dollar investment in clean energy jobs in the state and across the U.S.

President Joe Biden and N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo
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President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Gina McCarthy, the former commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, as his climate czar.

Power Lines
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The Long Island Power Authority has sued PSEG-Long Island for $70 million over the utility company’s poor response to widespread outages after Tropical Storm Isaias during the summer.

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A new Yale University survey found that 67% of U.S. voters support the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) to jumpstart the economy.


The Nature Conservancy has begun work on a project to relieve Long Island farmers of excess oysters and use them to rebuild wild reefs.