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March 1, 2023

Enviornmental Bond Act Will Be Rolled Out This Year

Last Election Day, New Yorkers voted to let the state issue up to $4.2 billion in new bonds to support climate mitigation and environmental justice initiatives. Officially known as the […]

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November 2, 2022

Environmental Bond Act Passes in New York on Election Day

Should New York issue $4.2 billion in new bonds to pay for projects related to greenhouse gas emissions, flood risk, clean water, land conservation, and other climate-related matters? That is […]

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October 20, 2022

For Many Voters, Climate Change Is a Top Concern

This year we’ve once again seen record-breaking temperatures, droughts, destructive storms and climate-related fatalities across the U.S. Increasingly, the belief that human industrial activity is driving extreme weather events is […]

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August 24, 2022

States Are Using Green Amendments for Climate Protection

At the end of June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the federal Environmental Protection Agency did not have the authority to mandate emissions from power plants in West Virginia […]

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April 7, 2022

Latest IPCC Report: The Time to Act Is Now

On April 4th, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest report, and the message was clear: If governments and industry act now-right now!-mitigating some of the effects […]

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December 2, 2021

A Tale of Two Grids & the Plan to Connect Them

New York’s climate goals are some of the most ambitious in the nation: by law, the state needs to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels and shift to a completely […]

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November 11, 2021

What’s Going On at COP26 in Glasgow?

The 26th annual United Nations Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, commonly known as COP26, is coming to a close. According to the latest analysis by Climate Action Tracker, new pledges […]

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October 6, 2021

More Action Announced Toward Climate Goals in the Wake of Climate Week NYC

As Climate Week NYC came to a close two weeks ago, Governor Hochul announced some major developments in plans to advance New York State’s ambitious climate goals for the coming […]

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September 8, 2021

From 4% to 45%: US Energy Dept Recommends Huge Solar Expansion

The Biden administration on Wednesday released a plan to produce almost half of the nation’s electricity from the sun by 2050 as part of its effort to combat climate change. […]

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August 5, 2021

Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Acknowledges the Need for Climate Action

The bipartisan infrastructure deal struck this week provides new money for climate resilience unmatched in United States history: Tens of billions of dollars to protect against floods, reduce damage from wildfires, develop […]

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