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Greener Greater Buildings Plan

Buildings Hold the Key to New York's Climate Goals

Cliff Majersik | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Cliff Majersik

Mayor Bill de Blasio's commitment to reduce the City's greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050 -- the level the United Nations projects is needed to avoid the most dangerous effects of climate change -- further carves out New York City as a leader in climate action.

Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn Put NYC at Forefront of Fight Against Climate Change

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Peter Lehner

While world leaders gather in Copenhagen to address climate change on a global scale, here at home, New York tackled the number one contributor to its own carbon footprint -- its buildings.