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CUOMO’S BAG BAN STALLEDclip
June 12, 2018 at 4:45 am

Governor Cuomo’s ban on plastic bags hit a snag in Albany.  Find out why. Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate Change. Lead funding for Peril and Promise is provided by Dr. P. Roy Vagelos and Diana T. Vagelos. Major support is provided by Marc Haas Foundation and Sue and […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
June 07, 2018 at 5:30 am

K2, a new  synthetic drug, is being sold as a marijuana alternative, but it has caused over 240 overdoses in Brooklyn within just two weeks. We have a startling report. For its next public service, the old Tappan Zee is going underwater, and it’s a boom to our ecosystem. We have the details. Decades after leaving acting for the British Parliament, Glenda Jackson is back […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
May 31, 2018 at 5:30 am

Pigeons, roaches, rats and widespread neglect were discovered inside thousands of dilapidated tanks that supply drinking water to millions of New Yorkers. Frank Runyeon, a senior reporter for City & State, broke the story. He takes us inside his shocking investigation. Citizens, doctors, and lawmakers came together for a candid conversation about New York City’s opioid crisis and to meet New […]

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“BILLION OYSTER PROJECT”clip
May 31, 2018 at 5:15 am

We’ll take you inside the citizen science project working to restore one billion oysters to New York Harbor by 2030. Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate Change. Lead funding for Peril and Promise is provided by Dr. P. Roy Vagelos and Diana T. Vagelos. Major support is provided […]

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