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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
June 16, 2018 at 5:30 am

Tonight, MetroFocus airs “NYC Rising,” a Peril and Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change special. Peril and Promise is a multi-platform public media initiative reporting on the human stories of climate change as well as scientific innovation and resiliency solutions. Find out how one storm could destroy New York City’s main food supply, and see the steps the Hunts Point […]

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ARTFUL SOLUTIONSepisode
June 16, 2018 at 5:20 am

The Whitney Museum of American Art is protecting its priceless art collection against major storm events and massive flooding with an innovative and fortress-like building, one of the most flood-resilient structures in New York. Aired on April 19 and June 15, 2018.  Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate […]

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POWER TO THE BLOCKepisode
June 16, 2018 at 5:15 am

BlocPower, an innovative startup, is using solar panels to bring green power to those who need it most, block by block. See how this will change the way we generate and distribute power. Aired on April 19 and June 15, 2018. Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate Change. […]

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SEALED FOR FRESHNESSepisode
June 16, 2018 at 5:00 am

A new way of cooling homes means “Passive Houses” stay at a comfortable 70 degrees without any active heating or cooling system. Meet the architect that designs them and the homeowners that live in them. Aired on April 19 and June 15, 2018.  Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, […]

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HOOKED UPepisode
June 16, 2018 at 4:45 am

How do we communicate when disaster strikes? Find out about the local community leaders in Red Hook, Brooklyn who are using tactics like installing a solar-powered Wi-Fi network to prepare. Aired on April 19 and June 15, 2018. Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate Change. Lead funding for […]

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FOOD, INTERRUPTEDPreview
June 16, 2018 at 4:30 am

Find out how one storm could destroy New York City’s main food supply, and see the steps the Hunts Point food distribution center in the South Bronx is taking to ensure it doesn’t happen. Aired on April 19 and June 15, 2018.  Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
June 15, 2018 at 5:30 am

Governor Cuomo’s tactics of bullying and intimidation have come under fire from actress turned gubernatorial candidate, Cynthia Nixon, and even some members of his party. We have the backstory. Who are the key power players in New York state? We have the details from City & State’s list. A story sure to inspire. At 72-years-old, a  rock and roll publicist propels to […]

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