Jul 6, 2012 Three days of extreme heat in Chicago in 1995 caused over 700 deaths. New York University professor Eric Klinenberg talks about what we've learned from that catastrophe.
Jun 19, 2012 Yvo deBoer, co-writer of the original Kyoto Protocol, talks about the Rio+20 Earth Summit, how climate change is being perceived in the global community, and names a surprising country that's making the best sustainable efforts right now.
Jun 5, 2012 Writers at the web magazine Brokelyn say banning Big Gulps isn't enough.
Heidi N. Moore
May 31, 2012 New York Mayor Bloomberg wants to ban larger-sized soft drinks for health reasons. But a lot of businesses aren't really happy with that plan.
May 31, 2012 The mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, says he plans to propose a municipal ban on sales of large-size sugary beverages at restaurants, delis and movie theaters.
May 11, 2012 A group of teenagers is taking the U.S. government to court for not responding to climate change. Can individuals really use the government?
Heidi N. Moore
May 10, 2012 New York is now the second most important U.S. tech hub after Silicon valley, based on startups and job growth, new study says.
Apr 30, 2012 One World Trade Center, under construction, could surpass the height of Empire State Building Monday, reclaiming skyline honors. Is downtown Manhattan back?
Apr 24, 2012 The poorest and richest Congressional districts in the United States are merely miles apart in New York City.
May 3, 2012 There are hundreds of neighborhoods in New York City, each with a different flavor. Two of them, separated by Central Park, are known for their political fundraisers.