When renovating in the Big Apple, you might acquire a several-hundred-year-old climate database along with your new kitchen and bath.
Leaded Soil Endangers Residents in New York Neighborhoods
New research documents dangerously high levels of lead in the soils of New York City parks and growing communities.
New England Forests Were Historically Shaped by Climate, Not People
A first-of-its-kind study combining paleoecology and archeology indicates that the New England landscape was not actively managed with fire prior to European arrival.
Podcast: Exhuming a Buried Piece of American History
Scientists are using grave soil to reconstruct the lives of enslaved Africans in colonial New York.
Investigating Rates of Microbial Methane Munching in the Ocean
Analyses of microbial activity in seawater samples help clarify the fate of methane released from the seafloor.
Mapping Heat Vulnerability to Protect Community Health
Community leaders and scientists from two U.S. cities are combining public health data and heat maps to prepare residents for climate change–related health risks.
Coalition Resurrects Climate Advisory Panel Dissolved by Trump
A partnership between New York State, Columbia University, and others reestablished the panel, which will study how best to deliver climate data to state governments, cities, industries, and more.
Novel Air Pollution Study Gauges Individual Cyclists’ Risks
By attaching an array of instruments to bike commuters in New York City, researchers aim to evaluate ambient pollution amounts and doses at the level of an individual cyclist.
Designing Mountaintop Cloud Experiments
Whiteface Mountain Cloud Chemistry Workshop; Wilmington, New York, 16–17 September 2016
Interior Approves Wind Farm Leasing Offshore from New York City
The proposed wind farm, which commercial fishermen oppose, could produce at least 70 megawatts of energy annually, enough to power a quarter of a million homes.