Local Programs Addressing Climate Change - New York

New York City announced its PlaNYCLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. in April 2007. The plan includes 127 initiatives to make the city more sustainable. Goals of the plan include:

  • Reducing GHG emissions by 30%
  • Reducing surface water pollution to improve recreational areas
  • Providing additional reliable power sources and upgrading existing power plants
  • Developing back-up systems for the city's water network
  • Reclaiming brownfields
  • Improving access to parks, playgrounds and open spaces
  • Providing affordable housing

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Last Updated: 08/20/2012