Energy & Environment

Hudson Valley, New York
Who’s a champion of the planet, and who wants to keep mercury in lightbulbs.
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Solar panels being installed in Oneonta, New York.
The trends are positive, but there’s still room for improvement.
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo delivers comments during an offshore wind event in New York, accompanied by environmentalist and former Vice President Al Gore.
Four areas of progress that global leaders could learn about while they’re here for the UN Climate Summit.
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A natural gas pipeline.
The fight over the controversial pipeline is heading for federal court.
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Three people making their way through a flooded street in New York City's Red Hook neighborhood during Superstorm Sandy, October 29, 2012.
Why isn’t a senator from New York focused on safeguarding urban communities?
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A Con Edison repair truck.
The largely unprecedented move came without warning to 33,000 Brooklynites.
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Screens in Times Square went black during a power outage in New York City on Saturday.
Here’s what removing Con Edison from New York might look like.
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School water fountain
Advocates are hoping to change acceptable lead thresholds before schools test their drinking water again in 2020.
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A wind farm in upstate New York.
The state just passed its most ambitious climate targets yet, but history suggests they won’t be easy to hit.
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