Environment

Assembly District 65 Environmental Candidate Forum

On September 1st, the six candidates in the Democratic primary for New York’s 65th Assembly district gathered to discuss their views on environmental issues in their district with advocates and community members at Southbridge Towers on the Lower East Side. District 65 faces a number of environmental policy challenges from the area’s accelerating development and Read More »

Green Your Holiday Season

With all the bustle of the holiday season, staying eco-friendly can get difficult. Rushing from place to place, struggling to squeeze travel, purchases and traditions into a limited amount of time can put a strain not just on yourself, but on the environment as well. Fortunately, a sustainable holiday is easier than it might seem. Read More »

Cutting the Cost of Your Commute

For New Yorkers, the daily commute can be a source of hassle and stress. For the environment, it’s a strain. Luckily, there are many ways you can keep the impact from your commute low, protect the environment, and maybe even save money in the process. Public Transportation According to the Brookings Institution, 90% of American Read More »

Clean Energy, Water, and Climate Steal the Show at East Hampton Forum

Members of the East Hampton Environmental Coalition joined residents at the Amagansett Free Library last Saturday to hear from the candidates for Town Board about where they stand on the environment. The room was almost filled to capacity, clearly highlighting how important the environment is in this election. Democratic candidates Supervisor Larry Cantwell, Board Members Sylvia Overby and Read More »

Great Turn Out in Schenectady for Environmental Candidate Forum

Last night, environmentalists in Schenectady packed the house to ask the candidates for mayor their position on a variety of environmental issues. Mayor Gary McCarthy and candidate Roger Hull touched on everything from recycling to biking to LED lighting at Proctors Theater. Check out the opening statements from both candidates on our YouTube page: The event Read More »