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De Blasio Ups City's Goals to Reduce Emissions in Vatican Speech

The city will now aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2030.

Civic Center »

De Blasio to Travel to Vatican to Address Climate Change, Income Inequality

Mayor de Blasio will discuss how the city is reducing emissions while lifting residents out of poverty.

Dyker Heights »

Mapmaker Reimagines NYC After 100-Foot Rise in Sea Levels

The darkly humorous map features new areas with names like Upper East Tide, Wet Village and Port Greene.

Civic Center »

City Plans to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 80 Percent by 2050

The ambitious plan comes as the United Nations Climate Summit is held Tuesday.

East Village »

Community Gardens to Host Performances and Eco-Friendly Activities

The third annual Harvest Festival will take place in the East Village this weekend.

Midtown »

March Against Climate Change Coming to NYC This Weekend

More than 100,000 people are expected to march for action on climate change on Sunday. 

St. George »

State Must Consider Climate Change for Building Projects Under Legislation

The bill passed the state senate, and Sen. Diane Savino called on the governor to sign it into law.

Long Island City »

Renovated LIC Row House to Boast Storm-Resistant Features

A home in Long Island City is getting a massive green makeover to protect it from future storms.

Long Island City »

Free 'Green' Film Screening Series Coming to Long Island City Cafe

The film screenings will take place on Monday evenings in September at Coffeed on Northern Boulevard.

Long Island City »

New MoMA PS1 Project to Tackle Waterfront Design After Sandy

The museum's EXPO 1 includes an open call for sustainable design ideas to aid the recovering Rockaways.

New York City »

Arnold Schwarzenegger Honored by UN for Work on Climate Change

Global warming took center stage at the event, while Sean Lennon attended a screening on climate change.

Williamsburg »

'EcoHouse' Educates South Williamsburg to Create Sustainable Homes

The mobile building is now open on the grounds of M.S. 50.

New York City »

Sting Headlines Cinema for Peace Event in Midtown

Sting and wife Trudi Styler headlined the Cinema for Peace dinner at the Harvard Club.

Midtown East »

Polar Bear Play's Summer Tour Aims to Teach Kids About Climate Change

The show will be performed at 22 public library branches in Manhattan, The Bronx and Staten Island.

Midtown & Theater District »

Times Square Billboards Go Dark for Earth Hour

Times Square, the Empire State Building and the UN went dark for Earth Hour on March 31, 2012.