In which I attempt to get from upper Manhattan to Brooklyn in a city whose transportation systems are still recovering.
Gasoline has emerged as a critical -- and scarce -- commodity in the wake of Sandy.
The scale and destruction of Hurricane Sandy has made the issue of climate change impossible to ignore by politicians and the media -- even Fox is getting in on the action.
Bicycle-powered generators are bringing people together and charging up their cell phones on the streets of New York.
Did Frankenstorm Sandy crush Halloween hopes?
Activists in Ningbo, China, hit the streets and succeeded in scuttling plans to expand a plant that produces the chemical paraxylene, or PX.
Frankenstorm Sandy is a freak of our decidedly human-damaged nature. Scientists mostly agree that climate change had a hand in crafting it. But how, exactly?
It turns out -- and this will shock you -- that living near a coal mine or coal plant is unhealthy.
A reader wonders if she can skip the trip to the big-box store and save the planet at the same time. Umbra answers unequivocally: "Yes. No. Maybe."