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People’s Climate Movement in New York City demands bolder action on climate, protests Chase Bank and others in citywide demonstrations

A coalition of community organizations, labor groups, students and workers will gather today at St. Bart's Church near Chase Bank's Midtown headquarters at 11:30 a.m. and the Harlem State Office Building at 5 p.m. to publicly demonstrate against Chase Bank and other entities’ financial ties to climate change. The actions will highlight Chase’s exploitative role in funding the fossil fuel economy and predatory lending practices while calling for a clean energy economy that benefits low-income communities who are often hit hardest by the impacts of pollution and climate change.



NEW REPORT UNCOVERS HIDDEN GOVERNMENT DATA, REVEALING STATE OF NYC TRASH IS WORSE THAN PUBLIC HAS BEEN TOLD

Original Research and Buried Bloomberg-Era Reports Show Commercial Waste System Produces More Trash, Recycles Less than Previously Believed   With Earth Day and PlaNYC’s Renewal Looming, Advocates Call on Mayor de Blasio to Raise the City’s Dismal Recycling Rate   New York, NY— The Transform Don’t Trash NYC coalition released a report today detailing how New York City produces more commercial waste, recycles less, and is more inefficient than previously believed.…


In Show of Force, Communities from Across the City Urge Mayor de Blasio to Address Growing Concerns about His Plan for Neighborhood Rezonings

*At City Hall, Communities Will Unite to Call on Mayor de Blasio to Commit to Real Affordable Housing, Good Union Jobs, and Strong Anti-Displacement Measures in All Rezonings Planned for Local Neighborhoods* WHAT: For the first time, communities from across the city will come together at a City Hall news event to call on Mayor de Blasio to address growing concerns about his plan for neighborhood rezonings.…