Charley Cameron

 

Charley Cameron is a writer based in New Orleans. Born and raised in Northern England, she moved to the U.S. to study photography and new media at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. With a disdain for Mid-Western winters and a passion for sustainable development, social justice and live music, she headed south to work for an NGO dedicated to post-Katrina rebuilding. When not plugging away at a computer, she can be found exploring eccentric corners of the deep south and digging through piles of old building materials in the effort to complete an eco-friendly renovation of her home in Holy Cross, an area which hopes to become the first carbon-neutral neighborhood in America.

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Fire Devastates New Jersey Boardwalk Still Recovering From Superstorm Sandy

Fire Devastates New Jersey Boardwalk Still Recovering From Superstorm Sandy

Image via Instagram Almost a year after Hurricane Sandy devastated the New Jersey coastline, a massive fire engulfed areas of the newly rebuilt boardwalk in the adjoining towns of…

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Light Cycles: World Financial Center Winter Garden to Be Lit with Aurora Borealis-Inspired LED Installation

Light Cycles: World Financial Center Winter Garden to Be Lit with Aurora Borealis-Inspired LED Installation

Starting on January 22nd, the World Financial Center's Winter Garden will be illuminated with a dazzling Aurora Borealis-inspired LED installation. Created by lighting designer Anne…

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Sociologist Eric Klinenberg Discusses How We Can Better Adapt for Extreme Weather Disasters in This Week's New Yorker

Sociologist Eric Klinenberg Discusses How We Can Better Adapt for Extreme Weather Disasters in This Week's New Yorker

Via Imgur In the 10 weeks since Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the East Coast and claimed 131 lives, there has been much discussion about the failures in infrastructure that left…

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2,500 Vacant Apartments Will Soon Be Available for Hurricane Sandy Victims

2,500 Vacant Apartments Will Soon Be Available for Hurricane Sandy Victims

After a month of planning, NYC has finalized a program which will make 2,500 vacant apartments throughout the five boroughs available as temporary housing to those displaced by…

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Reports Suggest Hurricane Sandy Victims in Rockaways Could Remain Powerless Until Mid-December

Reports Suggest Hurricane Sandy Victims in Rockaways Could Remain Powerless Until Mid-December

(cc) Randy Le Moyne Photography Since Hurricane Sandy tore through the East Coast two weeks ago, many parts of the Rockaways and Hamilton Beach - which are home to around 80,000…

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Some MTA Subway Lines May Reopen Tomorrow, Other Limited NYC Public Transit Services Returning Gradually

Some MTA Subway Lines May Reopen Tomorrow, Other Limited NYC Public Transit Services Returning Gradually

Photo by Daniel C Sommer After Hurricane Sandy crashed through the east coast on Monday, Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) Chairman Joseph J. Lhota described the storm as having…

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NYC Public Transit Remains Shuttered after Hurricane Sandy Wreaks Havoc on Entire System

NYC Public Transit Remains Shuttered after Hurricane Sandy Wreaks Havoc on Entire System

via Imgur As Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) officials begin to assess the damage wreaked on the city's public transit system by Hurricane Sandy, all services in New York City…

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Did Climate Change Increase the Severity of Hurricane Sandy?

Did Climate Change Increase the Severity of Hurricane Sandy?

During the endless news cycle of the election year, climate change appeared to be an afterthought in the American consciousness. The issue has been conspicuously absent in the run-up…

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Leo Villareal to Create Giant Glowing LED Buckyball For Madison Square Park

Leo Villareal to Create Giant Glowing LED Buckyball For Madison Square Park

New York-based artist Leo Villareal is set to install a 30-foot tall "Buckyball" sculpture comprised of 180 glowing LED tubes in Madison Square Park later this year. The sculpture will…

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NYC Announces Another New Tech Campus, This Time for Columbia University

NYC Announces Another New Tech Campus, This Time for Columbia University

We recently wrote about the Cornell NYCTech facility coming to Roosevelt Island, and now we're excited to say that NYC's Columbia University has announced it will be getting a new…

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250,000 Bees Find A Home Atop the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in Manhattan

250,000 Bees Find A Home Atop the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in Manhattan

The 20th floor of New York's Waldorf-Astoria now accommodates some rather unusual residents — around 250,000 bees living on the roof of the prestigious hotel. Transported to their new…

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State of the Air 2012 Finds NYC Air Pollution at Lowest Levels in 13 Years, Still Lots of Room for Improvement

State of the Air 2012 Finds NYC Air Pollution at Lowest Levels in 13 Years, Still Lots of Room for Improvement

The American Lung Association's 2012 State of the Air report is out, and it contains some positive news for New Yorkers. According to the findings, the city's air pollution is at its…

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Dutch Kills Green Revamps Queens Plaza with a Wetlands Park, Bike Paths and More

Dutch Kills Green Revamps Queens Plaza with a Wetlands Park, Bike Paths and More

A 1.5 acre area of Long Island City has been transformed from a commuter parking lot into an eco-friendly green space. Dutch Kills Green, officially opened by Mayor Michael Bloomberg on…

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