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The Green New Deal is the real deal

Like the original New Deal, the Green New Deal is extremely wide-ranging. It addresses agriculture, energy, transportation, economic security, the environment, and the entire social sphere besides.

The power of local governments to plan for climate change

In a country where the president has been forced to work around Congress on climate strategy, the onus may be on local governments to take the challenge of long-term climate planning into their own hands. And local governments around the U.S. and the globe seem to be attempting just that, according to the results of the Urban Climate Change Governance Survey.

Brooklyn Bridge Beach now fully funded

Brook­lyn Bridge Beach, designed by WXY, will allow New York­ers, vis­i­tors, and all pub­lic to kayak and swim in wad­ing pools of fil­tered river­wa­ter.

The future of the Brooklyn Navy Yard

How will the historic site–New York’s largest and oldest industrial facility–look in a year? In ten? We take a look at one new, “green” piece of the industrial fabric.

What lies beneath

The physical underground of New York City is vast, and as it turns out, very much uncharted. With damage recent and imminent, what is the future of NYC’s infrastructure?