Posts Tagged ‘climate change’

Editorial: The Mayor Must Now Call Off His Stinky Garbage Plan

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Our Town

trash Climate change now threatens an ill-conceived garbage dump  Like the rest of New York, Gov. Cuomo, Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn have now become acutely aware that there is a new normal: climate change, extreme weather events and crumbling infrastructure must inform every public policy decision made about our city. We must now revisit the [&hellip
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Heat Waves, Rain Storms, Flooding, Oh My! City Council Tackles Climate Change

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Photo by t.bo79, courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons. By Paul Bisceglio Notice how hot it was this summer? So did City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who pointed out in a statement that last month was the hottest ever on record. “If this isn’t a call to take action,” she said. “I don’t know what is.” City Council voted on Wednesday to expand the [&hellip
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