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1.2 million-square-foot sol...

1.2 million-square-foot solar Gigafactory in New York now official, will create 5,000 jobs!

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Green jobs are coming to Buffalo!

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on Sep 26, 2014 at 04:22 PM
Climate Conversion in New York

Climate Conversion in New York

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Religion must help us reverse climate change.That was the message in New York from local and global faith leaders who gathered around the UN sessions on climate change. I was in New York, along with hundreds of thousands of other people -- the biggest march against climate change in the world so far -- trying to bring the energy of morality, values, faith, and especially, a commitment to childr...

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on Sep 26, 2014 at 04:20 PM
Where New York   s Trash En...

Where New York s Trash Ends Up, and What Sanitation Workers Endure

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Like fire hydrants and lampposts, trash bags put out for collection are popular targets for dogs. But unlike those curbside fixtures, the bags must be picked up.

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on Sep 26, 2014 at 04:20 PM
U.S. and China pledge their...

U.S. and China pledge their commitments to fighting climate change at UN Summit in New York

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Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called upon heads of state to make “bold” announcements at today’s Climate Summit.

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on Sep 24, 2014 at 11:20 AM
Climate Change, Superstorms...

Climate Change, Superstorms and The Subway: Is New York City Prepared?

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The New York City transit system received a huge influx of passengers for the People's Climate March, organized by 350.org, an environmental organization led by a group including author Bill McKibben. Over 400,000 people participated in what is being noted as the world's largest climate demonstration in history. Participants came from all over the United States to demand "a world safe from...

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on Sep 23, 2014 at 07:50 PM
Cops: Bear kills hiker near...

Cops: Bear kills hiker near N.Y.

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A 22-year-old hiker walking with friends in the woods just an hour's drive from New York has been killed by a bear, police said Monday.

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on Sep 22, 2014 at 08:20 PM

In Photos: Record-Breaking Crowd of 400K Marches For Climate Justice in New York

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More than 400,000 people took to the streets to have their voices heard at the People's Climate March yesterday in New York City. The record-breaking crowd took up 27 blocks in total, from West 86th street to Columbus Circle.Photographer Zach Roberts was there to document the biggest climate change march in history for DeSmogBlog. Here are some of his best shots.The marchers ranged in color, ag...

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on Sep 22, 2014 at 05:21 PM
Flood Wall Street Protester...

Flood Wall Street Protesters Assemble In New York (PHOTOS)

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A day after the People's Climate March filled the streets of New York, a smaller group of protesters are engaging in non-violent, direct action against climate change. By conducting a sit-in on the steps of the New York Stock Exchange and blocking lower Broadway, organizers say they are confronting "the system that both causes and profits from the crisis that is threatening humanity."...

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on Sep 22, 2014 at 04:50 PM
'Flood Wall Street' Protest...

'Flood Wall Street' Protesters To Risk Arrest At New York Climate Change Sit-In

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NEW YORK, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters plan to risk arrest on Monday during an unsanctioned blockade in New York City's financial district to call attention to what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change. The Flood Wall Street demonstration comes on the heels of Sunday's international day of action that brought some 310,000 people to the...

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on Sep 22, 2014 at 02:20 PM
Hundreds Of Thousands Turn ...

Hundreds Of Thousands Turn Out For People's Climate March In New York City

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NEW YORK -- More than 300,000 people turned out for the People's Climate March in New York City on Sunday, just days before many of the world's leaders are expected to debate environmental action at the United Nations climate summit.Early reports from event organizers are hailing the turnout as the largest climate march in history, far bigger than the Forward on Climate rally held in Washington...

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on Sep 21, 2014 at 11:50 PM