Policy

Students protesting during the New York City march for action on climate change in March.
Six ways the Climate and Community Protection Act has changed during negotiations.
Destroyed houses on Rockaway beach, four months after Hurricane Sandy hit New York.
Despite apparent overwhelming support from lawmakers, the Climate and Community Protection Act may not pass in this session.
Traffic lights in New York surrounded by steam.
Time is running out for Democratic lawmakers’ ambitious environmental agenda.
A coal miner holds lumps of coal.
Labor groups warn of pension fund losses, but not every union agrees.
New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams spoke out at a protest to stop the construction of the Williams natural gas pipeline on April 18, 2019.
The controversial project gives him a chance to keep the political left happy.
Protestors gathered in the state Capitol two years ago to advocate for the CCPA, which remains stalled in the Legislature.
The Climate and Community Protection Act would set ambitious emissions goals.
A New York wind farm.
Lawmakers target big climate goals in the Climate and Community Protection Act.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivers remarks on the 'Green New Deal' resolution during a press conference on Capitol Hill in February.
Both would achieve 100% clean energy, while one has a better chance of advancing.
nyc waterfront
The city and state are planning for sea level rise, but it may be even worse than they’ve anticipated.
The Battery Park Underpass, two days after Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
Some of NYC’s biggest new developments are on the water. With flood risks rising, they could end up in the water.
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