by Alan Pyke May 12, 2015
State lawmakers are trying to dictate what foods can and can't get bought with safety net money in 2015. They haven't learned much from the dozen-year history of "junk food bans" for food stamps families.
by Sam P.K. Collins Nov 5, 2014
Berkeley has done what dozens of cities and states have unsuccessfully attempted: impose a measure that would reduce consumption and raise revenue.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Jun 26, 2014
The state's highest court refused to reinstate Bloomberg's ambitious regulation against supersize sodas.
by Jeff Spross Jun 24, 2014
Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, and several others released a report today detailing the massive economic risk presented by climate change.
by Joanna M. Foster May 29, 2014
With the beginning of hurricane season just around the corner, the environmental community is wondering what happened to the momentum built by the Bloomberg administration.
by Sy Mukherjee Feb 13, 2014
A watchdog group finds that money spent on tobacco lobbying in New York in the first half of 2013 was greater than the previous two years combined.
by Ryan Koronowski Feb 5, 2014
Earning points for recycling. Flood planning. Anaerobic digesting. Bicycle sharing. Cutting parking. There's a huge variety of actions cities are taking right now to address climate change.
by Joanna M. Foster Dec 23, 2013
2013 may have seen its share of climate grinches, but now it's time to toast the climate champs of the year.
by Aviva Shen Dec 18, 2013
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg reacts to the New York Times' series on homelessness by arguing, "If you are poor and homeless you’d be better off in New York City than anyplace else."
by Aviva Shen Dec 16, 2013
Bloomberg seems determined to invalidate a law to require businesses that receive $1 million in city aid to pay their workers a living wage.