Demand for power in New York state on Monday will top Friday's high for 2016 as consumers crank up their air conditioners to escape a heat wave.

New York City is looking at a massive health crisis as a result of rising temperatures.

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 3,000 New Yorkers could die each year from intense heat due to climate change beginning about 60 years from now, researchers said on Thursday.

High temperatures have substantial impacts on mortality and, with growing concerns about climate change, numerous studies have developed projections of future heat-related deaths around the world. Projections of temperature-related mortality are often limited by insufficient information necessary to formulate hypotheses about population sensitivity to high temperatures and future demographics.

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Early life exposure to the endocrine disruptor bisphenol A (BPA) may contribute to development of obesity. Prospective evidence in humans on this topic is limited. Researchers examined prenatal and early childhood BPA exposures in relation to childhood measures of adiposity in the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health (CCCEH) New York City birth cohort.

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New Yorkers who weathered the monster blizzard that clobbered the U.S.

Two mosquito species that carry the dangerous Zika virus may inhabit a wider range of North America than previously thought.

Cheryl Konrad has spent the last 35 years educating visitors to her Lahaina, Hawaii, store about the centuries-old history of scrimshaw.

A large amount of money spent on measures to adapt to the impacts of climate change is more strongly linked with protecting big cities than helping the world's most vulnerable people to avert the w

The world's wealthy cities received a large part of the $323 billion governments spent on measures to adapt to climate change last year, but vulnerable cities in the developing world are falling be