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Summer Forum Series: Getting NYC to 80×50

In September 2014, Mayor de Blasio announced an unprecedented commitment to reducing our impact on global changing climate: by 2050, New York City will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent below 2005 levels. While this goal is ambitious, it is wholly necessary. In the absence of federal leadership on climate, New York City Read More »

Get Involved with NYLCV Education Fund

Ways to volunteer, donate, and more! Volunteer or Intern with NYLCVEF NYLCVEF is always on the lookout for top-notch interns and volunteers. We collaborate with high schools, colleges and graduate schools to help generate interest in the environment and encourage careers in the field. We have openings in Communications, Development, Policy and Advocacy, and Political Read More »

Green Tip: Lowering your paper footprint

The average American uses seven trees per year in paper, wood, and other products made for trees. This amounts to 2 BILLION trees each year. Here are some ways to reduce your reliance on paper goods around your home: There are several ways to reduce the amount of tree’s your household will consume each year. Read More »

2017 New York State Policy Agenda

Each year, NYLCV and the NYLCV Education Fund work closely with New York’s leading environmental, public health, conservation, energy, environmental justice, and transportation organizations to identify the state’s most pressing priorities on fighting climate change, conserving land and water, and protecting public health. The result of that effort is our 2017 New York State legislative Read More »

Green Tip: How to Dispose of Christmas Trees

After the holiday’s are over, and it is time to take your tree down, don’t simply leave it out for trash. As always, remember to remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel, etc. before removing your tree from your home – the added waste is generally not recyclable and will not be eligible for mulching or proper Read More »