Category Archives: climate change

Written off by some, the natural world rebounds in NYC

By Len Maniace To paraphrase Mark Twain – ┬áreports of nature’s death in New York City have been much exaggerated. And given some help, nature can thrive in our city. That’s what leading experts from government and nonprofit groups told … Continue reading

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Wiring a city park to monitor a changing Mother Nature

Planet NYC visited Alley Pond Park in Queens this year, documenting the sights and sounds of the changing seasons. It was a fascinating series of visits that showed just how much nature exists in parks that some dismiss as too … Continue reading

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Support for climate-change action from an unlikely source

Some prominent Republicans are raising an alarm bell over global warming. And for a change, they are saying the threat is serious and humans largely responsible for it. On Saturday former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr. compared the lack of … Continue reading

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