NYLCVEF holds policy forums, candidate forums, and fundraising events across the state and throughout the year.

Our nonpartisan candidate forums, which take place in the weeks leading up to an election, bring candidates to their community so voters can learn more about their environmental policies. Our policy forums bring experts, advocates, and decision-makers together to develop solutions to local environmental problems.  Click on the events below to learn more about how you can join us.

July 27, 2020

Forum on Offshore Wind Transmission

The forum will cover offshore wind energy in the context of the Climate Leadership and Community Protect Act. Stakeholders and experts will address the points of opposition, the cost, and the approaches for bringing energy to shore.  View the recording from the forum here. View the slideshow presentation here.

February 20, 2020

Westchester County Clean Energy Summit

With the passage of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), New York’s landmark climate law, Westchester County has the opportunity to be a leader in establishing a clean energy future. This summit will convene experts across sectors to reveal the opportunities of the CLCPA for Westchester. NYLCVEF is pleased to co-host this event…

November 14, 2019

Forum: Resilient Coastlines on Long Island

Join us to learn from experts in the field about nature-based solutions to protecting Long Island’s coasts, and find out what coastal municipalities are doing to build resiliency in their communities.

May 17, 2019

Forum on Organic Waste & Biogas

Join our forum on organic waste and biogas, co-hosted with our partners at Energy Vision.

August 31, 2018

New School Year, Same Dirty Buses: A Town Hall on Air Quality

Join us at our town hall as we head back to school and learn about the need for better busing from our diverse panel of speakers. We’re bringing together experts and local activists to discuss the impact of diesel school buses and explore pathways to going electric. 

July 12, 2018

Upper Susquehanna Watershed Forum

Join us for a full-day conference on how the Chesapeake Bay is connected to the Upper Susquehanna River Watershed.

June 5, 2018

Forum: Green Infrastructure in the Delaware River Watershed

The event will feature experts and local leaders (specific presenters will be announced soon) and will provide practical insight into how the region can implement more GI to protect water quality and improve communities.

April 2, 2018

Electric Vehicle Forum

Join us and our partners at Sustainable Westchester for a policy forum on EVs on Friday April 27th from 8:30am-11:00am.

July 27, 2017

Getting to 80 x 50 in NYC: Energy

New York City’s “Roadmap to 80 x 50” envisions a future in which New York City’s energy supply will rely increasingly on the large-scale transmission of renewable energy from outside of New York City, with a supporting role for natural gas and local distributed energy resources (DERs). That future will also be shaped by an…

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