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A logjam as big as Manhattan is battling climate change -- for now

A pileup of ancient logs nearly as big as Manhattan is trapping millions of tons of carbon in northern Canada – and the warming climate may lead to its releasing much of that stored material into the atmosphere.
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New York City Triathlon moves to the fall after summer heat disruptions

After years of interruptions from extreme summer heat, the New York City Triathlon will move to the fall, with a race date of Oct. 1.

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As pandemic wanes, bikeshare and e-scooter rides keep rising

The shared micromobility market has been resilient even as commuting patterns have shifted. But electric scooters have struggled — and costs are up for riders.
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Meeting emissions mandates in New York's buildings, explained

Building owners are scrambling to meet new rules on greenhouse gas emissions.

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What is congestion pricing, and can it help NYC traffic?

New York City is working on implementing congestion pricing, which could reduce vehicle traffic in Manhattan—and bring some climate benefits, too.

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A delivery company turns to electric bikes in Manhattan

Overall, using the e-bikes is more efficient, which helps delivery company Dutch-X reduce costs. And because electric bikes do not emit tailpipe exhaust and carbon pollution, they’re better for the climate, too.

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Ezra Klein: There has to be a better way to run the government

Congestion pricing in Manhattan should have happened years ago. The reason it hasn’t is instructive.
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