Air Pollution Could Put Children From Harlem To Harare At Greater Risk Of Schizophrenia

Recent studies have explored the ways that children’s physical and mental health can be affected by air pollution. Continue Reading →

OpEd: In New Year And New Decade WaHi Students Share Vision For Climate Justice

Last week, as the world watched, four local high school students and two teachers from uptown were recognized for their climate activism while leading the Times Square ball drop on New Year’s Eve 2019. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Peggy Shephard And Others Appointed To Cities Climate Advisory Board

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson announced today the appointment of fifteen individuals to the New York City Climate Advisory Board ahead of the board’s first meeting today. Continue Reading →

WE ACT Receives Grant To Build Power Among NYCHA Tenants In Northern Manhattan

Harlem-based WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) has been awarded a $400,000 grant over two years. Continue Reading →

NY Voters From Harlem To The Hudson Favor Modernizing System And Polluters Paying For Harm

A new survey from MassINC Polling Group shows that 66 percent of voters in seven Eastern states (Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia) support modernizing the region’s transportation network. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Introduces the Green Climate Fund Authorization Act Of 2019

Representative Adriano Espaillat in Harlem released the following statement on his bill, the Green Climate Fund Authorization Act of 2019. Continue Reading →

De Blasio Administration Announces City Facilities To Undergo Deep Energy Retrofits

The de Blasio Administration today announced that it will undertake deep energy retrofits in nine City facilities and identify another 28 facilities for future retrofits. Continue Reading →

NYLCVEF Releases New Recommendations To Reform Article 10 And Site Renewable Energy

The New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (NYLCVEF) last night released Breaking Down the Barriers to Renewable Energy Siting: Recommendations Report identifying recommendations to reform Article 10 and site large-scale renewable energy projects in New York State. Continue Reading →

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