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The Struggle to Find an Empty DSNY Compost Smart Bin Is Real

DSNY empties the Smart Bins around 7 p.m. every day but Sunday. It still may not be enough.

New York’s Climate Goals Had a Really Bad Week

For a plan where everything had to go right, a whole lot has suddenly gone wrong.

October 23, 2023

Why Has It Rained Every Weekend in NYC and When Will it Stop?

John Homenuk, of New York Metro Weather fame, explains what's been going on in the atmosphere lately.

October 18, 2023

‘Water Filled the Whole Bus Up to the Seats’: Scenes From New York’s Climate Apocalypse Flooding

How New Yorkers—the vast majority of whom were unaware in the morning of what lay in wait for them on their commutes—navigated Friday's flood waters, stalled trains, and drowning buses. 

While NYC Is Paralyzed by Flooding, the Mayor Is Once Again Playing Catch Up

Even with a serious heads-up, Mayor Adams was out of sight.

September 29, 2023

Eric Adams Starts Backing Off NYC’s Landmark Climate Rules

Mercy for landlords, a burning planet for everyone else.

September 14, 2023

Comptroller: New York Really, Really Needs To Hustle To Hit Climate Goals

As the world burns, New York is in real danger of missing its once-heralded climate compact.

August 1, 2023