Mayoral Forum on Sustainability – A Great Success!
April 22, 2013
The 2013 Mayoral Forum on Sustainability — held on Earth Day, April 22 — was a smashing success!
More than 800 people packed into Cooper Union’s Great Hall to hear the mayoral candidates talk about their positions on sustainable transportation, solid waste, clean energy and much more. We were particularly proud that all of the major candidates joined us for the forum — underscoring the growing political clout of the sustainability community.
The Mayoral Forum on Sustainability was only the beginning – we need to continue the effort to ensure that New York City remains committed to sustainability through the next administration and beyond.< Back to Nonpartisan Electoral Activities
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