EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Ya-Ting Liu on Tue, 2014-07-29 14:54.
On Sept. 23, leaders from around the world -- including President Barack Obama -- will meet in New York City to discuss the climate crisis and steps countries can take to help combat it. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders to commit to meaningful action that will reduce emissions and strengthen resilience.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Mon, 2014-06-30 16:39.
Henry ("Hank") Gutman has been a member of NYLCV's Board since 2010 and was elected Vice Chair in 2013. Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio named Gutman as the new Chair of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation, giving him a unique opportunity to help shape the future of this thriving waterfront area.
NYLCV Eco-Politics sat down with Gutman to learn more about his new role and his work with NYLCV.
Submitted by Joshua Klainberg on Mon, 2014-06-30 13:20.
Albany has closed up shop for the year and legislators running for re-election are back in their districts touting their record of accomplishment. Non-incumbents, on the other hand, are out there trying to persuade voters that Albany is broken and it's time for a change. Meanwhile, over a dozen legislative seats that have been vacant all session long -- plus others which have become recently vacated -- have candidates coming out of the woodwork.
Submitted by Jennifer Louie on Tue, 2014-06-03 16:20.
The Rockefeller Institute of Government of SUNY is hosting a forum on the challenges facing our water facilities infrastructure (including sewage treatment and water treatment facilities and green infrastructure).
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