Actions, Environment, Infrastructure and Transportation, Worker's Rights

Climate and Community Protection Act

A coalition of environmental groups are supporting the Climate and Community Protection Act, which will establish greenhouse gas limits for NYS, add green jobs to the NYS economy, move forward on certain environmental justice initiatives and switch NYS to 50% clean, renewable energy by 2030.  NY Renews has a handout on this legislation and the Environmental Advocates

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Actions, Environment

Green New Deal for NYC

There are a couple of bills before the NY City Council right now that are worth watching. Intro 1251 would give buildings green energy grades, Intro 1252 would establish a loan program to help buildings buy energy efficient systems and Intro 1253 asks larger buildings in New York City to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions 80%

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The Climate and Community Protection Act

There’s a lobbying day with NY Renews on June 6th for SB8005, The Climate and Community Protection Act, which has four key objectives: commit to more renewable energy (50% by 2030, 100% by 2050), dedicate resources to environmental justice, create green energy jobs and fund a sustainable economy. It’s currently in the Environmental Conservation committee,

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