Maurice Hinchey changed forever the environmental stakes in New York State. He pursued corporations, organized crime and the United States Army with equal and unprecedented vigor, and was a tireless legislative advocate for the Hudson River.
There is no comprehensive plan for repair and replacement of America’s water infrastructure — the more than one million miles of pipe that deliver the nation’s drinking water and 1.3 million miles of pipe that take away domestic wastes
A New Generation of Scientist Fearless About Relevance: EarthDesk Conversation with Pace Professor Anne Toomey
Despite the Trump administration’s “war on science,” Anne Toomey, Pace Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Science, says good science should serve community.
Trump’s Agencies to Trump: “No convincing alternative explanation” for climate change but human causes.
A 477-page Climate Science Special Report by 14 federal agencies repudiates the Trump administration climate position and finds that human activities are the only credible explanation for warming of the planet and extreme weather events.
“Resiliencia” is hand engraved into the silver ring that adorns the hand of Pace University student Sarah Gabriella Pereira. Her family still suffers in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Sarah says she is from Generation R: “We are ready. We are resilient. And we will rebuild.”
A video view toward Storm King Mountain on an unusually high tide from the boardwalk at Constitution Marsh Audubon Center, where Pace students make an annual field trip each September. Partnerships are keystones of our environmental programming at Pace.
The Washington Post reports that EPA Administrator Pruitt ordered a $25,000 secure communications booth. Dr. Who fans will recognize the scheme right away. EarthDesk Radio appears monthly at Mid-Hudson News.
“This was a two-footed, full jumping stomp on state’s rights. States that want to protect their citizens and preserve their environment should be very worried.” ~ Professor Karl R. Rábago, Executive Director, Pace Energy and Climate Center, Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University.
Does the return of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) to the New York region mean our waters are improving? Find out in our monthly “Your Environment” podcast, in partnership with Mid-Hudson News.