Health Department Reminds New Yorkers That Climate Change Is A Public Health And Racial Justice Issue

The Health Department today marks Climate Week NYC and reminds New Yorkers that climate change is a public health, environmental and racial justice priority in New York City. Continue Reading →


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What NYC Can Do In Response To The IPCC “Code Red” Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a body tasked by the United Nations (UN) with providing a comprehensive assessment of the current science on climate change released the  Working Group I report

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Nearly 60% Of Buildings In The U.S. Are Vulnerable To Natural Disasters From Harlem To Hawaii

Climate change has been associated with a lot of stressfear about damages, and the threat of potential illness. Continue Reading →


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Mayor de Blasio Releases First Ever Citywide Analyses Of Rain Fall And Preparedness Flooding

Today, Mayor de Blasio released New York City’Stormwater Resiliency Plan, which includes the City’s first-ever from Harlem to Hollis analysis of flooding caused by extreme rainfall events. Continue Reading →


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NYC Adopts New Zoning Rule Protect Coastal Areas From Climate Change

Following a City Council vote, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that a major package of zoning rules will now help to protect homes and businesses in New York City’s vast floodplain from climate change

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Harlem’s Espailat Leads Push To Re-Establish Pledge To International Green Climate Fund

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat led 40 lawmakers in a letter urging the Biden administration to pledge at least $6 billion to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), Continue Reading →


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