EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-11-13 18:31.
International negotiations over tackling global warming began this week in Poland, a country defiantly reliant on coal as fuel for nearly 90 percent of its electricity. The talks opened in the immediate aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, which just devastated the Philippines.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-11-13 18:15.
As part of a package of air pollution control measures, the Bloomberg administration hopes to require about 8,300 private refuse collection trucks to meet updated EPA exhaust emissions standards by 2020.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-11-07 14:42.
Come January, two new Borough Presidents and nine Council members who share the League's vision for a sustainable future will take office in New York City.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-11-07 14:34.
Voters in Albany and Saratoga Springs this week elected new mayors whose candidacies had received the League's strong support.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-11-07 14:18.
The New York League of Conservation Voters looks forward to working with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, who has pledged to build and improve upon the sustainability achievements and goals of outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Submitted by Jinwoo Hong on Wed, 2013-11-06 14:58.
New York State voters achieved two huge wins for the state environment on Tuesday. Both Proposition 4 and Proposition 5, supported by the New York League of Conservation Voters, were passed on the 2013 New York State Ballot.
Submitted by Jinwoo Hong on Thu, 2013-10-31 17:00.
Just off the coast of New York lies the best wind energy resource in the world, yet America currently does not have a single offshore wind turbine spinning off our shores. Fortunately, that is going to change.
New York can and should be a national leader in reaching this next clean energy frontier, which will create significant home grown economic development opportunities, reduce harmful pollution, diversify our energy portfolio, and stabilize energy prices.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-10-31 16:45.
As experts and amateurs ponder coastal resistance and resilience on the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, they find no magic bullet, whether engineered or natural.
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