Will New York Air Quality Impact the 4th of July Holiday Weekend? What to know

John Lee, of Cliffside Park, fishes in the Hudson River with New York City darkened due to poor air quality in Edgewater, NJ on Friday, June 30, 2023.

Smoke from the wildfire that caused New York’s latest attack with poor air quality will slowly begin to dissipate over the holiday weekend, officials said, but New Yorkers may still want to pay attention to outdoor activities . Western New York, Central New York, the Hudson Valley and other areas of the state have been … Read more

Humans have a significant impact on atmospheric CO2

Humans have a significant impact on atmospheric CO2

The claim: CO2 is 0.04% of the atmosphere and humans only contributed 3%. A May 26 Instagram video (direct link, archive link) shows an Australian broadcaster discussing climate change and economic policy on a talk show. “How much carbon dioxide is the problem,” he asks. “How much carbon dioxide is in the atmosphere? It’s 0.04%. … Read more