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Many New York City neighborhoods face high heat vulnerability this summer

Many New York City neighborhoods face high heat vulnerability this summer

As New York City braces for another hot summer, 80 neighborhoods are identified as highly vulnerable to heat, with many of these areas being low-income communities or communities of color.

Alastair Lee Bitsóí reports for Inside Climate News.

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New York City's compost project ends due to budget cuts

New York City's compost project ends due to budget cuts

Mayor Eric Adams' budget cuts have ended New York City's 30-year-old composting program, affecting community farms, gardens, and green jobs.

Angelica Ang reports for Civil Eats.

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Snakes, spores and sewage: Life in the N.Y.C. neighborhood ‘the Hole’

The small neighborhood on the border of Brooklyn and Queens has a colorful history but an uncertain future because of climate change.
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What mapping every tree in New York City reveals

We built a 3-D digital twin of New York City’s entire tree canopy to show how the shade they cast isn’t shared equitably across different neighborhoods.
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Why smaller storms are growing more fearsome, more often

The Friday storm that produced vast flooding in New York City started out earlier in the week as an unremarkable — if unpredictable — weather system.
N.Y.C. climate chief Rohit T. Aggarwala
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Heat and hurricanes: what keeps the N.Y.C. climate chief up at night

“We are in a climate change emergency,” said Rohit T. Aggarwala. “And two things are unhelpful in an emergency: Panic and despair.”
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Making electric-car chargers faster (and making them fit in Manhattan)

An entrepreneur confronts the challenges of bringing electric vehicles into wide use in New York City.
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