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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

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Coalition Pushes Cuomo, Others, on Greenhouse-Gas Cap

A coalition of environmentalists, renewable energy advocates, elected officials and national groups released a letter today that was delivered to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, calling on him to back changes to a regional cap-and-trade program for greenhouse-gas emissions.

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Calls to Strengthen Regional Emissions Coalition

More than 50 New York organizations and individuals delivered a letter to Governor Cuomo this week calling on him to strengthen the multi-state coalition that reduces greenhouse gas emissions.

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Businesses, Consumer, Energy & Environment Groups, & Elected Officials Call on Gov Cuomo to Build on Regional Climate Effort’s Success

Fifty-seven New York-based groups and elected officials yesterday delivered a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo calling on him to strengthen the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (nicknamed “RGGI”), the precedent-setting multi-state effort to reduce climate pollution from power plants. The signatories, which represent the business, consumer, energy, environment and health communities, were joined by more than 250 regional, national and other state groups in the RGGI region signaling their support for the nation’s first enforceable effort to cut the pollution that is changing our climate. With record high temperatures and droughts plaguing much of the nation, the impacts of climate change are becoming more prevalent. It is clear that we have no time to waste; we must strengthen RGGI now.

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Extreme weather linked to climate change

Environment New York's Eric Whalen joins the Richard French Live Show to talk about the link between recent extreme weather events and global warming.

Watch the interview here.

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Group Warns Of Worsening Storms In Westchester

An environmental advocacy group is warning that global warming could cause more flooding in Ossining and other Westchester river towns in the next several years.

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