Getting NYC to 80×50: Energy

Part four of NYLCV’s series of forums on “Getting to 80 x 50” focused on energy use and transmission within New York City, and how we can achieve the Mayor’s goal for 50% of the city’s energy to come from renewable resources by 2030. We invited panelists to join us from a range of different Read More »

Getting NYC to 80 x 50: Waste

Yesterday, part three of NYLCV’s series of forums on “Getting to 80 x 50” focused on waste within New York City and how to achieve the mayor’s vision for zero waste by 2030. A variety of stakeholders from both the public and private sector discussed the many flaws in our current waste management system and Read More »

NYLCVEF is Hiring!

The Director of Programs is responsible for prospecting, soliciting, and cultivating corporate and foundation support as well as program management, oversight and reporting. The primary responsibilities include: Working with the President, NYLCVEF staff, the Board of Directors, and NYLCVEF partners to develop public policy forums, civic engagement campaigns, and nonpartisan electoral programs Developing an annual Read More »

Getting NYC to 80 x 50: Buildings

In the second part of a four-part series analyzing New York City’s aggressive 80×50 carbon reduction goals, NYLCVEF hosted a forum on Thursday focusing on the role of buildings in reducing emissions across the city. Two panels representing a variety of stakeholders weighed in on what is already being done to radically improve the efficiency Read More »

Getting NYC to 80 x 50: Transportation

By Korinna Garfield This week, the NYLCV Education Fund hosted a Transportation Forum as the first part of its series on Mayor de Blasio’s goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050. The forum was centered around the question: how can we ensure sustainable mobility for all New Yorkers? In attendance were a range Read More »