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NYC Rising: Sealed for Freshness
Original Series

NYC Rising: Sealed for Freshness

Posted: February 20, 2018

Coming Thursday, February 22 at 1PM: Imagine that it’s a bone-chilling 35 degrees outside… yet it’s a comfy 70 degrees inside your home, and the heat isn’t on!  That’s the wonderful reality of living in what is called a “Passive ...

NYC Rising: Hooked Up
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Original Series

NYC Rising: Hooked Up

Premiered: February 14, 2018

When Superstorm Sandy hit, residents of the Red Hook Houses, the largest public housing development in Brooklyn with over 7,000 residents, struggled without power and clean water for almost a month. Instead of waiting for help, residents and civic ...

Chocolate Facing Extinction?
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MetroFocus

Chocolate Facing Extinction?

Premiered: February 6, 2018

Could chocolate go extinct? Our partners at Metrofocus explore how global climate change is effecting the regions where some of our favorite foods grow. Becca Benner, New York State science director at The Nature Conservancy, joins us to ...

Sea Level Rise Puts Pressure on Hyde County
UNC-TV

Sea Level Rise Puts Pressure on Hyde County

Posted: February 5, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCBRqIbFZfQ This piece was produced by our partners at UNC-TV Science. HYDE COUNTY, N.C — Newman Seafood sits on a spit of land jutting into Pamlico Sound, just outside Swan Quarter. “My brother and I ...

NYC Rising
Original Series

NYC Rising

Posted: February 5, 2018

The world’s climate is changing and sea levels are rising. For New York City, Superstorm Sandy in 2012 was a costly wake-up call. Now, more than ever before, the city needs a way to protect its future and make it more resilient after extreme ...

NYC Rising: Food, Interrupted
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Original Series

NYC Rising: Food, Interrupted

Premiered: February 7, 2018

In Hunts Point, the workday ends at 7:00AM for most workers. That's because they've been working all night in the bustling food distribution center in the South Bronx that serves as the food supply hub for 22 million people... but sits vulnerably ...

The Climate Debate
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MetroFocus

The Climate Debate

Premiered: December 13, 2017

One of the nation’s leading environmental activists, Bill McKibben, launches a radical attack against the fossil fuel industry and seeks to transform the climate debate.