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New research shows New York’s views on climate change
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MetroFocus

New research shows New York’s views on climate change

Premiered: March 6, 2019

A new study from the Nature Conservancy shows that New Yorkers' opinions towards climate change are more unified across political leanings, gender, urban/rural communities and income brackets. MetroFocus speaks to Bill Ulfelder from The Nature ...

The Urban Jungle
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MetroFocus

The Urban Jungle

Premiered: May 9, 2018

There's much more to New York City than bricks and concrete. In fact, we are surrounded by 1o,000 acres of forestland. That's more than 10 times the size of Central Park. As an added bonus, most of the forest is on land owned by the City. ...

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 ...

How one storm could destroy NYC’s main food supply
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Original Series

How one storm could destroy NYC’s main food supply

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 ...

Listen: Before the Storm (WNYC)
WNYC

Listen: Before the Storm (WNYC)

Posted: October 29, 2017

On a recent Saturday at the Staten Island Children’s Museum, a group of kids giggled as they slowly climbed the stage to join Ready Girl, a superhero whose special power is, well, readiness. She’s the brainchild of Katelyn James, an ...

Boat Tour Examines Resiliency of Shoreline Post-Sandy
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NJTV News

Boat Tour Examines Resiliency of Shoreline Post-Sandy

Premiered: October 10, 2017

From our partners at NJTV News: As you depart Pier 62 aboard the Manhattan II, you can look for signs of a more resilient shoreline in the five years since Sandy battered the region. That was Oct. 29, 2012 when Sandy’s storm surge, amplified by ...

“Climate of Hope”
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MetroFocus

“Climate of Hope”

Premiered: June 29, 2017

Despite President Trump's announcement that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement, U.S. cities, states, and businesses are leading the way on combating climate change. Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the Sierra Club’s ...

Bon Voyage to the Paris Accord
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MetroFocus

Bon Voyage to the Paris Accord

Premiered: June 2, 2017

What does the exit from the Paris Agreement mean for our future? Our partners at MetroFocus talk to Peter de Menocal, the founder of Columbia University's Center for Climate and Life about this historic decision and what it means for the future of ...

The Climate Monologues
0:06:01
SciTech Now

The Climate Monologues

Premiered: May 20, 2017

The effects of climate change impact law making, industry and community life, affecting people around the world. One educator is bringing those voices to the stage in the one woman show, “The Climate Monologues.” Our partners at SciTech Now ...

A Managed Retreat
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MetroFocus

A Managed Retreat

Premiered: January 27, 2017

Years after Hurricane Sandy hit, many people effected by the storm still long to go home but can’t. Our partners at MetroFocus hear how the Nature Conservancy is working to relocate families with flooded homes.

Wind Energy on Long Island
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Long Island Business Report

Wind Energy on Long Island

Premiered: March 22, 2017

In January 2017, Long Island Power Authority approved the nation’s largest offshore wind farm, to be located between the island's eastern tip and Martha’s Vineyard