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Scientists Hunt for Sewage in New York City’s Harbors

After Sandy, researchers are heading out to sea for a forensic look at the storm’s impacts.

Meet the Newest Fleet of 'Green' Cars

Detroit rolled out the next generation of fuel-efficient cars at this year's Auto Show.

Climate Change Could Destroy San Francisco's Marshes

Thanks to rising seas, 95 percent of the city's marsh area could become mudflats by 2100.

Meet the Woman Tasked With Saving New York From the Next Sandy

Judith Rodin will help design a "climate-conscious overhaul" of New York's infrastructure before the next storm rolls in.

Urban Fixes to Fight the Next Sandy

Unconventional ideas for climate-proofing New York City.

In the Wake of Sandy, Is New Jersey Facing a Voting Crisis?

"We really don't care about the election right now, it's the furthest thing from our minds," one resident says. Still, officials are scrambling to keep the polls open Tuesday.

Staten Island Bands Together

FEMA finally arrives to assess damage, and finds a community already sifting through the rubble.

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New York's Gas Crisis Is 'Like Something You See in the Movies'

Brooklyn drivers literally running on empty, stuck in gridlock.

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A Close-Up Look at Breezy Point's Hurricane-Caused Inferno

"I think we all can agree we're seeing complete and utter devastation."

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How California's Carbon Market Will Work

This week, over 100 businesses got their first taste of GHG cap-and-trade.

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How the Drought Is Remaking the Geography of Farming

This year's dry weather has forced a terrible choice on mid-West ranchers: sell, or haul.

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Greenland Might Not Be Melting As Fast As We Thought

A new study in Science suggests the ice sheet may be able to slow its melting rate.

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The Secrets Frackers Are Allowed to Keep

How much do you know about natural gas drilling? Turns out, it depends a lot on what state you live in.

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From the Ashes, a Call to Heed Climate Change

Amid the wreckage of his home, a Colorado fire victim wants to warn future generations.

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Why Forest Fires Are Getting Worse

Colorado is having its worst forest fire season in decades. Is climate change to blame?

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An Interactive Journey Through New York's Roofscape Makeover

Witness the evolution of NYC's billion-square-foot roofscape in the face of climate change.