As the United States explores the possibility of a nationwide Green New Deal, New York City is pushing full speed ahead with its own plan. New York City’s Green New Deal comprises $14 billion in new and committed investments, legislation and concrete action at the city level that aim to achieve a nearly 30 percent additional reduction in emissions by 2030 and generate more jobs. To provide more insight on New York City’s Green New Deal, here’s a deep dive into some of the tropics discussed by a panel of experts including Robert Hockett, member of U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal team; Antonio Reynoso, NYC council member and chair of the Committee on Sanitation & Solid Waste Management; and Jennifer McDonnell, Resource Recovery Program manager at the New York City Department of Environmental Protection and ABC member. More >>