No single individual is to blame for the reality of New York’s subway.
Jim DwyerNYC was being prepped for surgery that it, now seems almost certain, it didn’t need: the yearlong shutdown of a subway line. Why didn’t someone say (before now) that it wasn’t needed? Because no one owns it. No way to run a booming city.
In three years since Michael R Bloomberg succeeded Rudolph Giuliani as mayor of New York, city has spent close to $2 million to settle lawsuits brought by residents and city workers who accused Giuliani administration of retaliating against them for...
Coal, the most polluting of energy sources, shows no sign of disappearing three years after the Paris agreement, when world leaders promised decisive action against global warming.
Jim DwyerNew coal plants, especially in SE Asia, are being pushed by Japanese and Chinese businesses. This clear-eyed reporting by @SominiSengupta@nytclimate lays out how the global power of coal persists as it threatens global catastrophe.
Without major action to rein in global warming, the American economy could lose 10 percent of G.D.P. by 2100, according to a report from 13 federal agencies.
Jim DwyerLast month on 60 Minutes, Trump said: Climate scientists have “a very big political agenda.” On Friday, 13 federal agencies said if we don't rein in global warming, the damage will shave10 percent off the the US economy. @kendrawrites@CoralMDavenport
Citizens and scientists on the Orkney Islands are racing to protect thousands of ancient structures threatened by climate change.
Jim DwyerIn a single mile on a Scottish island, you cover 50 centuries of human existence. Stone-age kitchens. Viking cemeteries. Standing circles, older than the pyramids. Facing climate change, people work to save the heritage. Stunning pictures by @joshhaner
Jim DwyerThe stunning, little known ancient heritage of the Orkney Islands in Scotland is threatened by climate change. @joshhaner and I report on the places and people trying to save them.
Last words of men and women trapped on high floors of World Trade Center's twin towers provide haunting chronicle of their final 102 minutes; final words began as calls for help, information, and guidance, and quickly turned into soundings of...
Rudolph Giuliani, President Trump’s lawyer, offered the first detailed look at his strategy for representing the president, in blunt and divisively political terms.
Jim DwyerSpotting Giuliani: "It's in the way he feigns genuine laughter. How he clasps his hands. How he widens his eyes, as if he’s just been handed a birthday cake with a firecracker for a candle." Claims method to his crazy. @DanBarryNYT@BenWeiserNYT@alanfeuer
No one lives in America, exactly. We all live somewhere in America, like the nearly 9 million of us in New York City.
Jim DwyerThe measure of the crisis that has smashed into our town. “Local news happens one court hearing or campaign or crime at a time...All told, there are just a handful of reporters left covering public housing, schools, transportation and courts.” @harrysiegel