Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

Trump Announces the U.S. Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement

1 Jun , 2017  

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US cities, states and companies vow to honour Paris climate accord, even if Trump doesn’t New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that his municipality would “take matters into our own hands, calling the threat to pull out of the historic climate accord “a dagger aimed at the heart of New York City.” […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

Aligning OneNYC Initiatives with State Energy Efficiency Goals

2 Jun , 2015  

Remote control: City energy plan depends on Albany Capital New York, June 2, 2015. Image credit: tpsdave The OneNYC plan, the legally mandated, four-year update to PlaNYC, has seven energy-related initiatives as part of an overall goal to reduce city emissions. Of those, four are either state initiatives already underway or beyond the city’s purview. […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

DeBlasio Administration Embraces EE in Time for Climate Week

6 Oct , 2014  

In a sweeping effort to reduce its environmental impact, New York City is planning to overhaul the energy-efficiency standards of all its public buildings and to pressure private landlords to make similar improvements.

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Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

NYC’s Commitment to Reduce CO2 Emissions

30 Sep , 2014  

In the spirit of this week, which has seen global leaders convening in New York City for the UN Climate Summit and more than 400,000 citizens filling the City’s streets for the People’s Climate March, NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio has committed to reducing the City’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs)

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