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The State of Recycling in New York City Is Extraordinarily Grim

And as for organic waste? "We divert virtually none of it, less than one percent." 

September 21, 2022
Fresh Hell

New York’s Delivery Class Is Just Trying to Stay Cool

The city’s delivery workers are braving deadly weather conditions, again .

August 9, 2022
Cultural Capital

Splendor and Destruction on the Gowanus

A floating barge on the Gowanus becomes the unlikely but inevitable site for a musical meditation on climate change and what comes after.

August 3, 2022

Climate Change Is Threatening Some of NYC’s Oldest, Most Majestic Trees

Woodlawn Cemetery is a sanctuary for 6,000 trees, including the Japanese umbrella pine and a weeping beech. But for how much longer?

June 13, 2022

Albany Whiffed This One Crucial Climate Bill

There's still a few hours for the Assembly to pass legislation creating publicly-owned renewable energy facilities.

June 3, 2022

A Star-Studded Climate-Crisis Movie That’s Actually Good

In Earth II, mash-up pranksters the Anti-Banality Union take on ecological devastation, civil unrest, and Elon Musk

May 24, 2022