Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces New Resiliency Guidelines For Climate Change

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the release of preliminary Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines, which for the first time establish citywide guidance on incorporating projected impacts from climate change into the planning, engineering, construction, and renovation of City facilities. Continue Reading →

Solar Capacity Expands Under Mayor de Blasio From Harlem To Hollis

In advance of Earth Day on April 22, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that solar capacity continues to expand citywide, bringing better access to clean affordable energy and well-paying green jobs. Continue Reading →

Visioning Climate Justice Sustainable Future In Harlem And Northern Manhattan

Please join WE ACT for Environmental Justice, The New School and local colleagues and researchers, on Saturday March 25, 2017 for a workshop in which we will create, visualize, and evaluate alternative options for a more just, resilient, and sustainable future in Harlem and Northern Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Back To The Roots Water Garden Fish Tank Perfect For Any Harlem Home (Video)

Back to the Roots is on a mission to Undo Food. In a college class, they learned mushrooms could grow entirely on spent coffee grounds. Continue Reading →

Cuomo Confirms Deal To Close Indian Point By 2021

A plan to close the aging Indian Point nuclear power plant by 2021 removes a long-held fear of an accident occurring miles from the nation’s most populous city. Continue Reading →

What Da Buck?! Deer Spotted Roaming Harlem Park

deer-in-harlem-park1A one-antlered deer was spotted roaming Harlem’s Jackie Robinson park and may have swam the width of the East River to get there. Continue Reading →

What Trump’s Victory May Mean For New York And It’s Trickle Down To Harlem

trumpDonald J. Trump will be the seventh president from New York and its first since Franklin Roosevelt.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio Appointments Mark Chambers Head Of Mayor’s Office of Sustainability

Bill_de_BlasioAs each one of us make our own moves to advocate for clean energy, inclusive climate action and sustainability in Harlem, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Mark Chambers as the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. Continue Reading →

Recycle, Recycle, Recycle Unwanted Or Broken Electronics In Harlem

recycle in harlemResponsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics (no appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators) with the Lower East Side Ecology Center.  Continue Reading →

Health Department Reminds Harlemites And Others To Stay Safe And Tips For This July 4th

WEEHAWKEN, NJ - JULY 4: People watch fireworks light up the sky over New York City on July 4, 2013 in Weehawken, New Jersey. July 4th is a national holiday with the nation celebrating its 238th birthday. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

As Fourth of July celebrations begin this weekend, the Health Department reminds all New Yorkers about the dangers of fireworks and how to enjoy the holiday safely. Continue Reading →