We look forward to working with the MTA to define a set of policies and specific benchmarks that establishes high road jobs standards, a just transition, and a targeted phase-in prioritizing electric bus routes in transit deserts and communities most impacted by diesel emissions by modernizing our bus fleet.
Activists, council members say the only way NYC will meet climate goals is with whole building retrofits
Today, the Climate Works for All coalition released its plan to reduce NYC’s greenhouse gas emissions by 12%, by requiring comprehensive energy efficiency retrofits at the city’s large buildings.
Advocates Urge Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio to Combine Congestion Pricing and a Tax on the Wealthy to Fund New York’s Transit System
For Immediate Release: October 25, 2017 Media Contact: Dan Morris. 917.952.8920. New Report Shows Combined Approach Can Raise More Than $2 Billion a Year for Transit, but Cuomo and de Blasio must Work Together To Make it Happen New York, NY– Advocates urged Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio to put aside their political differences and fix New York’s transit system by combining congestion pricing and a tax on the wealthy – a move that could raise $2 billion a year, according to a new report.…
Leading Advocate for Greater Energy Efficiency at New York City’s Large Buildings Responds to Mayor de Blasio’s Announcement
For several years, we have advocated for a robust city government mandate that requires private buildings to improve their energy efficiency.
Groups Applaud LIPA, Governor Cuomo for Historic Action Advancing Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Project
"We applaud this huge step forward toward powering New York with clean energy and good local jobs,” said Maritza Silva-Farrell, Executive Director of ALIGN. “The growing renewables sector can and must benefit communities and workers.