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Climate Progress Is Blocked, Even In A Blue State

Jun 23, 2022 David Sirota
On Lever Time, we discuss New York Dems’ recent efforts to kill a renewable energy bill.
Climate Progress Is Blocked, Even In A Blue State

On this week’s Lever Time, Julia Rock interviews climate organizer Pete Sikora, a campaign director for New York Communities for Change, about New York Dems killing a renewable energy bill in the state legislature. They also discuss what it takes to build a multiracial, working-class coalition that is able apply “bone-crushing pressure” to New York lawmakers. This pragmatic approach has yielded great results in NYC, including the #GasFreeNYC campaign which successfully banned gas lines in new building constructions.

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