New-york-city

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 »

Summer Forum Series: Getting NYC to 80×50

In September 2014, Mayor de Blasio announced an aggressive carbon reduction goal for New York City to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% below 2005 levels by 2050. In order to address some of the key topics and major challenges to reaching these goals, NYLCVEF hosted a 4-part forum series this summer to address the Read More »

NYC Department of Sanitation Organics Collection Pilot Diversion Report III

New York City is in a race to achieve Zero Waste to Landfills by 2030. To do so, the city’s Department of Sanitation (DSNY) has implemented an Organics Collection pilot program to develop an informed, pragmatic, and aggressive plan to divert organic waste in pursuit of this ambitious agenda. In June, DSNY submitted its third Read More »

OneNYC

As New York City approaches its 400th anniversary, it is looking for ways to address its long-term challenges such as increasing population, climate change, an evolving economy, and aging infrastructure. OneNYC is a plan to bring NYC into a better future in regards to growth, sustainability, resiliency, and equity. The plan has set ambitious goals Read More »