Pass the Green New Deal which calls on the federal government to significantly move the United States away from a reliance on fossil fuels and curb planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions across the economy. It also aims to guarantee new high-paying jobs in clean energy industries.
End New York City reliance on fossil fuels.
Immediately enforce the Climate Mobilization Act and push for the Renewable Rikers Plan.
Conduct a probe into the mismanagement and profiteering that have led to a rise in summer blackouts and other recent outages within the city. As well as the deceptive business practices by energy resellers (ESCOs) that have put an additional burden on families across the state.
Increase community fridges in more locations and encourage use by restaurants to reduce waste.
Move to totally energy efficient transportation.
Pass legislation that Mandates “LEED Certification” For New Construction And Existing Buildings Undergoing Improvement Work, Including Interior Design.
Beautifying and rehabbing our Neighborhoods—because we deserve it!
Advocate for the humane treatment of animals in NYC, because the fight for social justice cannot stop with justice for human beings, but must include all living creatures in our city.
Pass legislation to ensure the welfare of New York City’s carriage horses, either by increasing protections and guaranteeing that they receive humane care and living conditions, or by abolishing horse-drawn carriages altogether.
Restrict the use of animal products in classrooms, such as live birds and bird eggs for school projects, and enforce compliance with laws requiring instruction on humane treatment and protection of animals in NYC schools.
Protect New Yorkers with pets by expanding pet-friendly affordable housing options, preserving the rights of seniors not to be denied housing because they have a companion animal, and developing resources to allow homeless pet-owners keep their animals.