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