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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 20, 2018 at 5:30 am

Tonight, as part of our celebration of Earth Week, 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 […]

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POWER TO THE BLOCKepisode
April 20, 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, 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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SEALED FOR FRESHNESSepisode
April 20, 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, 2018.  Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate Change. Lead […]

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HOOKED UPepisode
April 20, 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 taking emergency preparedness into their own hands including installing a solar-powered Wi-Fi network. Aired on April 19, 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
April 20, 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, 2018.  Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate Change. Lead funding […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 19, 2018 at 5:30 am

A new tactic being proposed in the war on the drugs may put all New Yorkers on the front lines of the battle. This may just enable you to help save lives in the process. Find out how. Meet “The Refugee Doctor” who has devoted her life to saving survivors of genocide. Bill Nye is perhaps the most beloved teacher in America. […]

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