CLCPA Legislation Spurred by Cuomo Should Be Repealed!

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: Roger looks at where the Empire State stands with its climate goals and concludes the only realistic hope is to repeal the CLCPA right now.] On July 18, 2019 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), which establishes

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Climate Emergency in New York? What Climate Emergency?

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: Roger studies the status of climate science in his home state, where politician Andrew Cuomo determines what is a climate emergency.] In response to the Biden administration’s “World Climate Summit” there have been multiple summaries of the state of climate science, the alleged

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CCIA: The Community and Climate Investment Act Climate Pollution Tax

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: New York’s Community and Climate Investment Act (CCIA) is unfolding as a financial hit on New Yorkers who will face new carbon taxes.] In the spring of 2021, the New York state Senate introduced the Climate and Community Investment Act (CCIA).  Coming on the heels

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New Poll: Natural Gas Still the Top Choice for Cooking

Natural gas has long been a critical component of our energy mix, and U.S. consumers recognize the value of an environmentally friendly resource that is both reliable and affordable. As cities begin to consider bans on natural gas connections in new buildings, however, a new Morning Consult poll reflects a distinct split in public opinion

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