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How an Ad Hoc Climate Coalition Is Working to Thwart a Power Plant in Newburgh

Danskammer Energy wants to replace its “peaker” gas-fired power plant with a new facility that will run 24/7. With a decision coming, environmentalists are reminding New York of its green commitments.

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What Cuomo’s Removal Could Mean for Climate Action in New York

With the governor out of the picture, advocates see a chance to make better state climate policy—if state leaders decide to take it.

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New York Officials Are Souring on Gas Power

Grassroots opposition to new fossil fuel projects is turning up the heat on the state’s most powerful politicians.

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Keeping New York Honest on Climate Progress

The state has adopted ambitious climate goals. But so far, there’s no real way to measure its progress.

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What New York State Legislators Got Done On Climate This Year

Spoiler: Not much.

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Kingston Hamlet Offers Test Case for Conservation Amid Gentrification

Preservation of the Wilbur uplands, recently acquired by the Kingston Land Trust, illuminates the tensions between development and land conservation in the Hudson Valley.

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A Guide to the New York State Climate Policy Landscape

New York has committed to reducing emissions and fighting climate change. But meeting those lofty goals will take more investment and more legislation.

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Why You Should Be Worried About Coffee Farmers As a Coffee Drinker

Opinion

SUNY Faculty Urge Pension to Divest from Fossil Fuels

The TIAA Divest campaign builds momentum for pulling funding from polluters and reinvesting in renewable energy companies.

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How Hudson Valley Farmers Are Experiencing Climate Change

The local effects of the climate crisis are easy to list. But how does it feel, and what challenges is it already presenting?

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Future Forward: Clean Energy

Environmental leaders and activists tell us what they envision in their areas of expertise for the next decade—and how we get there.

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Future Forward: Land & Water

Environmental leaders and activists tell us what they envision in their areas of expertise for the next decade—and how we get there.

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Future Forward: Sustainable Agriculture

Environmental leaders and activists tell us what they envision in their areas of expertise for the next decade—and how we get there.

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Future Forward: Housing & Transportation

Environmental leaders and activists tell us what they envision in their areas of expertise for the next decade—and how we get there.

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Farmers on the Front Lines of Climate Change: Matt Sheffer of Hudson Carbon

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Capitalizing on Climate Change

On carbon markets and their implications for the Hudson Valley.

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Cricket Valley and the Fight for New York’s Energy Future

The state has pledged to drastically reduce carbon emissions. So why is a new natural-gas-burning power plant opening in 2020?

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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.

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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.

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The Local Shape of Biodiversity Collapse

Here's What's Being Lost to our Hudson Valley Ecosystem.

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