Rosemary Misdary appears in the following:
A Public Stargazing Observatory is One Step Closer to a New Home in The Bronx
Monday, June 06, 2022
A public observatory for amateur astronomers could soon have a new home in The Bronx.
These moms want the world’s largest money manager to divest from coal. So they’re protesting outside the CEO’s house
Monday, May 30, 2022
Sunrise Kids, a climate activism organization started by New York moms and their kids, wants the investment company BlackRock to stop propping up coal production.
NYC’s first public observatory is running out of time to find a home
Monday, May 23, 2022
The final frontier is just within reach — if city park officials can agree to the plan in time.
National Grid’s pivot to ‘renewable’ natural gas would require more pipelines, keep producing carbon
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
New York’s natural gas provider says it is transitioning to “biogas” naturally released from landfills or cow farms. But would the plan reduce carbon emissions, or is it full of manure?
American Lung Association: NYC’s air quality is improving, but still gets a failing grade
Thursday, April 21, 2022
The annual State of the Air report once again gave failing grades to ozone levels in Manhattan, Queens, The Bronx and Suffolk County. But Staten Island managed to improve to a D.
Is bong smoke really as harmful as secondhand cigarette smoke?
Monday, April 11, 2022
A recent study alleges that bong smoke might be just as harmful as cigarette smoke. But given the heavy restrictions on marijuana research, this takeaway might not be completely valid.
Climate change will make spring hell for Northeast allergy sufferers, study says
Thursday, March 24, 2022
A nationwide analysis shows that increasing temperatures and rising carbon dioxide levels will intensify and extend the pollen season in the Northeast.
Lawmakers pursue $15 billion plan for climate justice in New York
Friday, March 18, 2022
The proposal would allow for investment in communities that have borne the brunt of exposure to industrial waste. It would also support infrastructure for the energy transition.
Electric car ownership remains novelty in NYC as infrastructure is slow to come online
Monday, March 14, 2022
Even with gas prices high and a climate crisis, New York does not have the infrastructure to make electric car ownership accessible for everyone.
The NYC Squirrel Census is back with new results — and a toll-free number
Sunday, March 06, 2022
The latest edition of The Squirrel Census counted at 24 parks across Brooklyn and Manhattan. But outside of the wildlife counting, it could hold lessons about adapting to climate change.
What the UN climate report predicts for NYC
Tuesday, March 01, 2022
United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a new report detailing the planet’s future — and New York City is at high risk.
Brooklyn Residents, Local Leaders Call On Gov. Hochul To Reject Natural Gas Permit
Friday, January 28, 2022
As energy provider National Grid awaits New York’s final answer on a natural gas permit, community groups are putting pressure on Gov. Hochul to reject it, citing environmental laws.
Meet The New Yorkers Who Want To Eliminate The Cigarette Butt
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Some problems are overwhelmingly large. One group of New Yorkers are focusing on one that centers around a physically small object.
We’re Getting Less Snow, And It’s Having A Big Impact On The Environment
Friday, January 07, 2022
Researchers are analyzing 100 years worth of snowfall data, finding significant declines linked to climate change.
NYC Medical Coalition Pledges To Remove Racially Biased Algorithms From Patient Treatment Options
Tuesday, December 07, 2021
The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has formed a coalition to end clinical algorithms that use race as a variable for deciding patient care.
NYC Public Schools, Mostly Remote During The Pandemic, Return To In-Class Learning
Monday, September 13, 2021
New York City public school students are going back to school Monday, but parents and educators are bracing themselves as COVID-19 infections continue to rise among children.
This Mini Golf Course Reminds You About The Horrors Of Climate Change
Sunday, August 29, 2021
There's a mini-golf course on the Brooklyn waterfront that isn't typical course. Each hole at Putting Green is designed around a climate change emergency affecting New Yorkers.
He Came To America Looking For Stardom — And Found It As A Waldorf-Astoria Bellhop
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
Jimmy Elidrissi left his native Morocco and came to America with the dream of being a film actor, instead becoming the star of the Waldorf-Astoria as the bellhop for 51 years. He died at 74.
Administrators Turn To Summer School To Address Pandemic Gaps
Sunday, June 27, 2021
School district leaders worried about learning gaps caused by the pandemic are now putting a fun twist on an old fix: summer school.
A Baltimore Youth Program Mixes A Passion For Dirt Bikes With Science
Saturday, May 22, 2021
B-360, a nonprofit, uses dirt bikes to teach elementary and high school students math and science. "Just the excitement and the adrenaline. You can learn a lot from a bike," one participant says.