NYC Climate Policy & Programs

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Over 3.3 million New Yorkers are served by the City’s organics collection program, the largest program of its kind in the country. #OneNYC #EarthDay2018
More info: nyc.gov/onenyc @nycsanitation
#NYC is showing real climate leadership by taking the next step on divesting from fossil fuels…#DivestNY ➡️ Link in bio!
In just one week it’s officially #CarFreeDay in #NYC! Be sure to come out and enjoy the thirty blocks of carless streets! #swipeleft
DYK: #NYC has currently installed more than 148 MW solar citywide, an increase of more than 6X since the end of the 2013. Which means on a sunny day like today solar panels are practically paying for themselves.
We are pleased to have hosted the 3rd-annual Financing Sustainable Cities Forum today, which aimed to advance new solutions for accelerating investment in more resilient, prosperous, and sustainable cities. #investincities #women4climate
@c40cities @growacity @danielzarrilli @citi
Watch how Far Rockaway homeowner Denean Ferguson became more resilient with the help of FloodHelpNY.org
#NYC, we’re including those most impacted by #climatechange in the planning process to make their communities more resilient.
WATCH: #NYC has a worldwide reputation for having the champagne of drinking water. On #WorldWaterDay, learn how #NYC gets its water and why it’s so good!
WATCH: Building retrofits are necessary to dramatically reduce #GHGs, improve our air quality, and create thousands of good jobs.
ICYMI: Have you heard about the bold and unprecedented #climateaction #NYC is taking? Watch the video to learn how #NYC is bringing the  #climatechange fight directly to the oil companies that misled the public to protect their profits. #DivestNY #stopfundingfossils
Despite the rain, many celebrations of Red Hook’s resilience took place yesterday. We were excited to debut the first mural to beautify the Red Hook Interim Flood Protection Measures, which provide protection to the neighborhood from coastal flooding. Congratulations to 7-year-old Red Hook artist Ruba, who created the design “People I See in My Neighborhood!”
Five years ago, Hurricane Sandy highlighted our vulnerabilities from coastal storms and climate change. As the city took stock of the damage, it was clear we couldn’t just plan for ‘the next Sandy,’ but had to invest with an eye toward all future climate risks. Since then, the City has worked urgently to make bold and innovative investments in hurricane preparedness and resiliency on an unprecedented scale than ever before -- because the risks are greater than ever before. Five years later, we can say our city is safer and more resilient than it was - and we have much more to do before we’ll be satisfied.