CITY&STATE NY | The 2021 Energy & Environment Power 100
Even as the rising threat of climate change has garnered growing attention, policymakers around the globe have made halting progress in addressing it. Yet at least one bright spot in the battle to protect the planet is the headway made in New York, whose track record in recent years could serve as a model for other states and countries. This year alone, the state has taken steps toward phasing out carbon emissions by making investments in offshore wind power, blocking proposed repowering projects that would rely on natural gas and awarding contracts for transmission lines that will deliver renewable energy to the downstate region.
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