The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says trains to 33rd Street in Manhattan and to Journal Square in Jersey City resumed running just after noon Monday. That came a few hours after service had resumed to the World Trade Center.
13WHAM, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 07:04 PM
A man dressed as a polar bear climbs a barricade as protestors take part in the "Flood Wall Street" demonstrations preceding the United Nations' "Climate Summit 2014: Catalyzing Action" in New York City, Sept. 22, 2014, Protesters calling for massive economic and political changes to curb the effects of global warming hold a sit in around the Wall Street Bull statue on Broadway in New York City.
CBS News, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 07:03 PM
The People's Climate March, billed by its organizers as the largest event of its kind, drew former U.S. Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio , and performing artists Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo and Sting. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and French Environment Minister Segolene Royal take part in the March in New York.
Wall Street Journal, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 06:49 PM
New York: Australia has restated its commitment to reduce its carbon emissions by 5 per cent below 2000 levels by 2020, at a meeting of the top 17 economies in New York hosted by United States Secretary of State John Kerry. "This is an ambitious target," Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop told the inaugural meeting of the Major Economies Forum Foreign Ministers.
The Age, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 12:46 AM
For his next condo development, Michael Stern has "starchitecture" firm Roman Williams designing a building with an ornate terra-cotta faade, copper-clad windows and other nods to classic Manhattan luxury. But though the project would fit nicely in the city's toniest precincts of yesteryear, Mr. Stern, who heads JDS Development Group, will raise his latest high-end residences not on a grand avenue or a sunny corner lot but crammed between buildings midway down a block of West 24th Street, between 10th and 11th avenues.
New York Business.com, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 10:30 AM
Aaron Kratzer is swaying to the rhythms of a New Orleans-style marching band here on Manhattan's Avenue of the Americas, a famous avenue south of Central Park where on Sunday an estimated 300,000 people from around the globe gathered for the People's Climate March, a parade and protest against the causes of climate change. Mr. Kratzer, a community organizer who works with the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Corvallis, Oregon, also traveled across the country this week on the "people's climate train," he says, in which dozens of his West Coast peers traveled Amtrak's California Zephyr from San Francisco to attend the massive march in Manhattan.
Christian Science Monitor, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 02:05 AM
On the Saturday morning before what was going to be, everyone hoped, the largest climate protest in history, two very different groups gathered in Manhattan to discuss the finer points of making that protest happen without bringing disaster down on anyone. At the Service Employees International Union headquarters near Times Square, mosaics of noble service workers decorate the faA ade.
Grist Magazine, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 01:13 PM