New York

Understanding New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

New York state’s Climate and Community Protection Act (CCPA), heralded as “the most robust climate policy package” in the country by Senator Chuck Schumer, overcame its final hurdle of gaining support from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Last week, Gov. Cuomo, who...

A Closer Look at New York City’s New Groundbreaking Climate Bill

It’s been dubbed by many as the most aggressive climate bill to have passed in the nation, while for others, it remains a complete unknown. Local Law 97, which was overwhelmingly approved by the New York City Council on April...

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New York Climate Bill Endorsed by Chuck Schumer

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer made headlines this week for urging New York State Legislators to support the state’s Climate and Community Protection Act (CCPA). Schumer, one of the most powerful Democrats in the country, sent a detailed letter on...

Strong Climate Policies on the Horizon in the Empire State

Though countless reports have highlighted the grave future consequences of climate change, President Trump has done nothing about the massive existential threat but deny its existence and roll back environmental regulations. In the wake of such inaction, state lawmakers have...