Denser cities: A climate strategy that feeds the virus
Who pushes elevator buttons with a naked finger anymore or opens an Uber car door with a bare palm? Who doesn't hold their breath when passing too close to someone on a crowded sidewalk?
Chicago warns of sewage overflows and coronavirus
Chicago residents are being advised to avoid swimming, fishing or recreating in the city's waterways until after the COVID-19 pandemic, in part to avoid contact with pathogen-carrying back flows.
NOAA warns of 'widespread' flooding in months ahead
As if a global pandemic weren't enough, riverfront communities along the nation's major waterways are bracing for what forecasters warn could be another near-record spring flood season for 2020.
'It's all around us.' Why U.S. fails to prepare for crises
The coronavirus pandemic is not a climate crisis. But what if it were? The virus is revealing the risks of not adapting to climate change, experts say.
Big grapple: New Yorkers compete for $3B in resilience funds
Upstate New Yorkers are eyeing their piece of a $33 billion climate change response plan rolled out under Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2021 executive budget proposal.