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Wheels Turn on Climate Change

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

A group of wheelchair users who call themselves “Crips for the Climate” gathered at the People’s Climate March to call attention to the issue of climate change and explain its specific importance to New York’s disabled community.

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Seeding the Deforestation Battle

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Just blocks from United Nations General Assembly climate summit, leaders of indigenous groups from around the world gathered for a forum on how to defeat deforestation.

Up to one-fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions come from the destruction of forests, experts say. The Climate Week NYC event was hosted by the Mesoamerican Alliance of People and Forests at the Roger Smith Hotel on Lexington Avenue.

Deserted NYC

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Pump Down the Volume

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Americans are turning up the volume — and losing their hearing in the process.

As music lovers gear up for summer concert season, many are overlooking the dangers of prolonged exposure to thumping bass and blaring beats, where music in some venues and clubs can hit 115 decibels — far louder than a jackhammer.

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DenseCity

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Meet Queens’ ‘Qustodian’

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Electric Cab Trials Losing Steam

Monday, April 7th, 2014

A Near Blackout of Electric Cabs

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Voices From a Vigil

Monday, November 18th, 2013