Events

 

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.

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June 3, 2021

Ranked Choice Voting webinar

Join us, the League of Women Voters of New York, and WE ACT for Environmental Justice for a webinar on ranked-choice voting. RCV will be implemented in a major citywide election for the first time this year. Participants will be trained on how the system works, how to fill out a ballot properly, and how the NYC government…

May 25, 2021

CLCPA Forum on Manufacturing

Join us and Columbia University’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law for the fifth webinar in our series on meeting the goals of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. This webinar will focus on the manufacturing sector. Speakers: Heather Briccetti, The Business Council of NYS Luke Clemente, Bonded Concrete Matt Roberts, Sherrill Manufacturing Randy…

May 6, 2021

Buffalo Clean Buses webinar

Join us for a webinar on why we should dump dirty diesel for cleaner buses. The State Department of Environmental Conservation is committed to allocating 40% of the Volkswagen settlement money towards cleaning up buses and President Biden has proposed a $20 billion federal investment for electric school buses. The time is now for communities like…

November 3, 2021

General Election Day

The best way to stay civically engaged and to advocate for the environment and environmental justice communities is by making sure you cast your ballot. This year New York City is voting for Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough Presidents, City Council, and District Attorneys in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The deadline to register to vote is…

June 23, 2021

Primary Election Day

The best way to stay civically engaged and to advocate for the environment and environmental justice communities is by making sure you cast your ballot. This year New York City is voting for Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough Presidents, City Council, and District Attorneys in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The deadline to register to vote in…

April 22, 2021

A Greener City Hall: Conversations with NYC Mayoral Candidates

We convened New York City Mayoral candidates to share their views on a variety of sustainability issues in a series of taped interviews. We asked questions on issues including air quality, water quality, parks and open space, public transportation, climate adaptation, and green infrastructure. View the slideshow here. Watch our video of interviews and a special…

January 28, 2021

Knotweed in the Upper Delaware River Watershed

Japanese Knotweed is present everywhere along the Upper Delaware River and its tributaries. Left unmanaged it continues to spread along the river and everywhere it can find suitable conditions all the while crowding out native riparian vegetation leading to habitat loss, soil erosion and bank destabilization. Friends of the Upper Delaware River is undertaking research…

January 14, 2021

CLCPA Roundtable on Natural Resources

Join us and Columbia’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law for the next forum in our series on implementing the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. This forum will focus on how New York’s natural resources can help reach the goal of 85% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions statewide by 2050. The event will feature…

January 7, 2021

Discussion on South Fork Wind Farm

Join us for a nuts and bolts discussion on South Fork Wind, the offshore wind farm that will connect to the grid in East Hampton. We’ll talk with the project team about route selection, what to expect onshore and near the beach during construction and operation, and hear the latest on project timeline and the…

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