NYS Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

On July 18, 2019 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), which establishes targets for decreasing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing renewable electricity production, and improving energy efficiency. The legislation includes a goal for “the state of New York to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from all anthropogenic sources 100% over 1990 levels by the year 2050, with an incremental target of at least a 50 percent reduction in climate pollution by the year 2030”. This page provides links to posts on various aspects of the “most aggressive climate law in the United States

  • Air Source Heat Pumps In New York April 2, 2019:       In order to eliminate anthropogenic GHG emissions residential home heating has to be converted to electricity which is supposed to be generated by renewable wind and solar.       This post looks at how that might play out.