17 Jun '17, 9pm

#NYC continues to move the dial on climate and clean energy:

Thanks to Mayor de Blasio’s recent commitment to adopt the principles of the Paris climate agreement and new legislation introduced last week in the New York City Council, the Big Apple will continue to play a vital role in helping to guard against climate change’s worst effects. New York City's buildings are responsible for more than two-thirds of its carbon emissions. A new suite of legislation in the City Council would reduce those by promoting energy efficiency and solar power. Bartosch Salmanski via Flickr On June 2nd , the Mayor joined at least 180 cities and other local governments in stepping in to fill the ever-increasing void on climate that the federal government has left us. With Executive Order 26 , the mayor is directing City agencies to work with the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, other partners, and leading cities across the U.S. to create a plan by Sept...

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