Climate Change

Mike Groll / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed into law a bill that could greatly reduce greenhouse gases in New York. He was joined by former Vice President Al Gore, a long-time activist against climate change.

Karen DeWitt / New York State Public Radio

Senators and assemblymembers are pushing for action to combat climate change before the legislative session ends later this month. But Governor Andrew Cuomo says the plan is too ambitious and unrealistic.

Shelter Island Ferry Adjusts To Climate Change

Mar 28, 2019
Courtesy of North Ferry Company

Shelter Island, a small town nestled in the Peconic Bay between Long Island’s Twin Forks, is accessible by two ferries, the North Ferry and the South Ferry companies. There are no bridges to the island.

Bill Calls For An Emissions-Free NY By 2050

Feb 18, 2019
Courtesy of Pexels

A bill in the New York State legislature would set the goal to cut greenhouse emissions by 100 percent by 2050.

Lamont Aims For 'Zero-Carbon Connecticut'

Jan 18, 2019
Brian Scott-Smith

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont says every decision he makes as governor will be viewed through an “environmental lens.” He said he heard the concerns of the young volunteers on his campaign.