America at crossroads: What LIers think of our future
Matthew Elgut prays that future generations will be better off than his — but doesn't think it's likely.
Biden embraces Green New Deal framework on climate
Joe Biden is embracing the framework of the Green New Deal in his bid for the White House, calling on ...
Cuomo: Climate change bill unlikely to pass
Gov. Cuomo says he doesn't expect a comprehensive bill to combat climate change to be passed in this legislative session.
6 takes on why you should care about climate change
Six takes on the 2018 National Climate Assessment and climate change, from Los Angeles to Long Island.View story
Playwright: Climate change a 'glaring siren in my ears'
The playwright behind the climate change play says "individual actions are not as powerful right now as collective action."
Mississippi River flooding approaches records set in '93
Locks and dams upstream of St. Louis are shut down as the river crests at the second-highest level on record in some communities.
Cost of buying out flood-prone homes: $5B and rising
Many of the costliest government buyouts have come in the last decade after strong storms pounded heavily populated coastal states such as New York and New Jersey.
Q&A: 'Climate change is now. It's not a future problem'
"Something we all need to get real about is what we can and can't afford to protect," planetary futurist Alex Steffen says.View story
State rejects proposed undersea gas pipeline
New York State regulators cited potential "water-quality violations" in rejecting an application for a contested natural gas pipeline to the region, but left room for future approval.
Editorial: Gas pipe makes sense — just for now
The gas is needed in the short term, but renewable sources are not far off.
The Point: NY pols working toward change
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'Light from Other Stars': LI author writes sci-fi with heart
Erika Swyler's second novel tells two stories in parallel.