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August 8, 2013 | Posted by Ryan Issa 8/8/2013 | Permalink
    On June 11, 2013, as part of what Mayor Bloomberg called “the most ambitious sustainability program any city has ever undertaken,” the New York City Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency released a report entitled, “A Stronger, More Resilient New York” that details steps for the City to prepare and adapt for climate change after Hurricane Sandy. The report is wide-ranging and proposes measures spanning topics such as climate analysis, citywide infrastructure, the built environment, economic recovery, community preparedness, environmental protection and remediation, and specific community rebuilding plans. read more
December 20, 2010 | Posted by Daggan, Clinton | Permalink

On November 9, 2010, the New York State Climate Action Council ("Climate Action Council") released the New York State Climate Action Plan Interim Report (the "Interim Report").  The Interim Report describes policy options that aim to achieve greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions mitigation and better prepare New York State for a changing climate.  The Interim Report is part of Executive Order 24, which was issued by Governor David Paterson in August 2009 and formally established a State goal of reducing GHG emissions 80% below 1990 levels by 2050 ("80 by 50").  The Executive Order established the Climate Action Council to determine how to meet that goal and also to develop a plan to increase New York's ability to adapt to a rapidly changing climate.  The Climate Action Council is seeking public comments until February 7, 2011, and will review those comments before issuing the final Climate Action Plan. 

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