Maloney Reveals Report, Legislation to Combat Climate Change
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic recession and the nationwide protests for racial justice, House Oversight Committee Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens) wants to remind us about the greatest existential threat to our planet – climate change.
To honor the end of Climate Week NYC last Saturday, Maloney joined a number of local climate and community advocates at the Overpass in Long Island City’s Hunter’s Point South Park. There, they announced the details of a committee report highlighting the economic and health benefits of combating change.
The report comes following Maloney’s Thursday release of the “COR Climate Change Agenda”: a package of six bills that take the suggestions of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.