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Reforming the Energy Vision: CNYC Newsletter

  New York State and City are in the throws of reforming their energy vision. Is your coop or condo board aware of this movement that will affect the pricing and opportunities available to improve your energy use? Earlier this year, the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) released a concept paper setting forth their proposal to transform New…
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Metro Chapter APA Commentary on REV by Martha Sickles

The American Planning Association-New York Metro Chapter Comments to the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) on Phase One Straw Proposal for Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) We are a local chapter of the 41,000-member American Planning Association (APA), a national organization dedicated to creating livable communities of lasting value. On behalf of our 1,200 members involved in the…
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Early Glimpse at Pope’s Climate Change Message

Opening Remarks from Papal Draft Encyclical on Climate Change Unsustainable consumption coupled with a record human population and the uses of inappropriate technologies are causally linked with the destruction of the world’s sustainability and resilience. Widening inequalities of wealth and income, the world-wide disruption of the physical climate system and the loss of millions of species that sustain life are the grossest manifestations…
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