The Promise and Peril of Cow Power
Anaerobic digestion is an innovative process that converts waste to energy. Is it too good to be true?
We Paved Paradise
We tend to think of parking as a problem only when a spot can’t be found. But city planners who’ve documented the hidden costs of parking are starting to implement solutions.
Future Shock and the Just Transition
Creating equity in the Hudson Valley.
A short documentary from Jon Bowermaster of Oceans 8 Films explores efforts by Hudson Valley farmers to keep carbon in the ground with regenerative farming methods.
What 2.9 Billion Birds Can Tell Us About Climate Change
A new study on bird population decline quantifies the impact humans have already had on the environment.
The Pace of Disaster Is Accelerating. Are We Ready?
The impacts of rising sea levels and increasing climate instability may force hard choices in the years to come.
Between the Engineer and the Poet
On the Hudson Valley’s rich heritage of environmental activism
A Living River
A new short film from National Geographic filmmaker Jon Bowermaster looks at efforts by Riverkeeper, the DEC, and others to restore the life within our majestic Hudson River.
The Latest on the Wallkill River Cleanup
A forthcoming clean water plan from the DEC will outline a strategy to end harmful algal blooms in one of the Hudson's largest tributaries.
The End of Fossil Fuels in New York?
New York lawmakers have passed the most ambitious climate plan in the country. But how will we get to net-zero emissions by 2050? TBD.
Our Aging Infrastructure: Peril and Opportunity
As a nation, we’re not doing very well at keeping our systems running. Here's why.
Is the Hudson River Cleanup Finished?
The EPA Thinks So. New York State’s DEC Says No Way.
The Environmental Costs of Road Salt
Putting rock salt on roads to keep them clear of ice and snow has become a mainstay of road management. The trouble is: After it’s used, it doesn’t disappear.
Cleaning Up The Hudson
Has the decade-long General Electric river cleanup been effective? Would the river have been better off left alone?
The Hudson Valley in a Warming World
The impacts of global warming are already being felt in the Hudson Valley. What might the future look like?
Why So Many Deer and Bears? Our Growing Wildlife Imbalance.
At the start of deer hunting season in the Hudson Valley we consider the growth of animal populations that threaten the forests, native plants, and songbirds.
Bury Me Green
The new green burial movement is bringing us back to the Earth at the end of life.
Hudson Valley in the Lyme-Light
The Hudson Valley is a hot spot for Lyme disease. Is the rapidly growing epidemic a result of climate change?