New York lawmakers reached a deal late Sunday night to pass one of the most ambitious climate bills in the nation, setting the Empire State on a course to shape what the Green New Deal could look like at a state level.
The agreement to pass the so-called Climate & Communities Protection Act calls for New York to eliminate 85% of its overall planet-warming emissions by 2050, while offsetting or capturing the other 15%. The deal mandates 35% of state energy funding go to low-income, polluted communities, but sets a goal of investing 40%. The final legislation requires all state-financed energy projects to pay union wages. See more
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NAPHN19 Passive House Conference
June 27th & 28th
Metropolitan Pavilion, at 125 West 18th Street in New York City
The conference will dive into the technical details of large Passive House buildings, both residential and commercial, new build and retrofit – now of particular concern for New York City developers and property owners
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