New York City Approves Climate Plan Meant to Curb Emissions from Big Buildings

HeadlineApr 19, 2019

New York’s City Council has approved historic climate change legislation aimed at limiting greenhouse gas emissions from big buildings. Under the bill approved Thursday, most buildings larger than 25,000 square feet will need to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 40 percent by 2030, and by 80 percent by mid-century.

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