From $3 billion investments to one million new trees, the Democrats running for mayor are proposing ambitious green energy programs that would reimagine the city’s economy and create opportunities for private-sector participation.
“It will be a legacy issue,” said Eddie Bautista, executive director of New York City Environmental Justice Alliance. “The implementation will mostly fall on the next mayor, and there’s a way to use these climate policies to make the city more resilient and build out the city’s mitigation and adaptation needs while also putting people to work.”
Two of the most ambitious climate change agendas come from the leading progressives in the race. As part
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