Letter: Lead By Example


At the end of this season’s session, New York is celebrating the passage of the most stringent climate legislation in the nation.

Negotiated with Governor Andrew Cuomo by Long Island Senator Todd Kaminsky and Long Island Assembly member Steve Englebright, the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act provides a path to a 85 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions sector-wide by 2050, including a carbon-free electric grid by 2040.

We can’t solve the climate crisis on our own. Let us lead by example.

—Peggy Lyons

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