Mayor’s Office Of Sustainability Partners With REI Co-Op To Mobilize NYs Around Sustainability

In support of the City’s ongoing, comprehensive fight to address climate change, the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, with support from NYC Parks and the Natural Areas Conservancy, is partnering with outdoor retailer REI Co-op to launch Opt to Act NYC. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Peggy Shepard Questions Beto On Climate Change During CNN’s Presidential Town Hall Special

In case you missed CNN’s Climate Crisis Town Hall, Peggy Shepard had an opportunity to ask Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke how he would help Americans deal with extreme heat. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Leads Members Of Congress Opposing Opic Investment Projects

Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement regarding the Overseas Private Investment Corporation’s (OPIC) consideration of two fracking projects in Argentina. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Espaillat’s New Resolution To Impact Climate Change On Communities Of Color

Today Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in support of his resolution, H. Res. 367, recognizing the impact of climate change on vulnerable and disadvantaged communities in the United States and around the world. Continue Reading →

Educating Kids On Climate Change Could Also Help Parents

Consumers Affairs reports that concerns about climate change continue to mount, researchers from North Carolina State University explored how children are doing their part to instill concern in their parents. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Heads To Texas To Talk Policies Of Change

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Local Progress, a national network of legislators focused on progressive policies. Continue Reading →

Harlem Elected Mark Levine And Others Hold Trump Tower For Climate Change Teach-In

Invoking a decades-old legal requirement for public access at Trump Tower, dozens of New Yorkers and Harlem’ City Councilman Mark Levine convened inside the skyscraper  today for a climate change teach-in spanning jobs, energy efficiency, and public parks. Continue Reading →

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