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Living in a NYC neighborhood that floods, rain or shine

As high tide floods increase in some areas of New York City, its residents are asking themselves: When does a place become unlivable?
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NYC flooding renews calls for safer basement apartments

For residents of basement apartments, which are a largely illegal and unregulated housing option in New York, storms like the one that swept through the New York metro area on Friday can be deadly.

Climate Week in New York City unfolds with events and spectacle
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Climate Week in New York City unfolds with events and spectacle

From small panel discussions in 2009, Climate Week NYC has ballooned into a weeklong happening of dinners, events, networking and spectacle.
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Weeds in the winter and blooms in January — climate change hits NYC’s gardens and parks

Warmer weather and other ecosystem shifts have the city’s gardeners and foresters staring at ‘existential questions in horticulture.’

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New York City buys 900 EVs to replace government fleets

New York will replace nearly 925 fossil fuel-powered fleet vehicles with electric vehicles (EV) and install 315 new EV chargers across the city, Mayor Eric Adams has announced.
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Mapping New York City's trees (now with more trees)

Mapping New York City's trees (now with more trees)

The database, which has delighted New Yorkers since 2016, has been expanded to include 150,000 park trees.
The unlikely ascent of New York's compost champion

The unlikely ascent of New York's compost champion

An ad led to Domingo Morales falling in love with compost. A windfall is helping him spread the word.
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