It’s the Trumps and the Kushners that are polluting this city. Drastic climate action in New York City ripples far beyond the five boroughs. In January, de Blasio announced the city is suing five major oil companies over infrastructure damage from climate change. The mayor also plans to divest roughly $5 billion in fossil fuel investments from the city’s five pension plans. The move marked a landmark victory for the divestment movement, given New York City’s status as a financial and cultural giant with a gross domestic product big enough to rank among the world’s top 20 economies. Other cities quickly followed. … [Read more...] about 2 Percent Of New York City’s Buildings Emit Half Its CO2 Pollution. They’re Luxury Towers.
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Sean Spicer Is Sorry Stephen Colbert Puts Sean Spicer In The Hot Seat in 'Spicer After Dark' Here's How Sean Spicer Got On The Emmys … [Read more...] about Sean Spicer Heckled At Book Tour Event In New York City, Called ‘Piece Of Garbage’
New York Mayor Bill De Blasio, a Democrat, commended the Council for its vote, arguing the cap would "stop the influx of cars contributing to the congestion grinding our streets to a halt." De Blasio called the growth of ride-hailing a "crisis" and said the services are congesting streets and "driving New Yorkers into poverty." … [Read more...] about New York City Council passes cap on Uber and Lyft
Snapchat's mapping vandalism comes a day after a U.S. Senate office building was temporarily renamed for the late Sen. John McCain on Google Maps. Google allows users to suggest edits to listed locations and key details about them. The crowdsourced edits are intended as corrections, but Google said users can also submit inaccurate edits. While congressional leaders have proposed a name change for the Senate office building to honor McCain, some Senate Republicans are resisting the effort. … [Read more...] about Snapchat’s maps display an anti-Semitic label for New York City; app says it was vandalized
Segar said her agency is already planning to find another home to turn into a "content studio," possibly in Los Angeles. She remains adamant that the current location isn't designed to mislead Instagram followers who may be left with the impression that the influencers inhabit the spaces in which they appear online. … [Read more...] about Instagrammers flock to New York City penthouse to increase their influence