Brooklyn Councilmember Introduces Bill to Transform NYC’s Concrete Jungle into Green Oasis https://www.bkreader.com/2018/07/brooklyn-councilmember-introduces-bill-transform-nycs-concrete-jungle-oasis-green-rooftops/ By Andrea Leonhardt  July 18, 2018, 5:21 pm The legislation requires new buildings cover available rooftop space with a green roof, solar panels or wind turbines to reduce the …

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Call for environmental justice legislation: Recent threats to environmental protection will have an especially severe impact on people of color and low-income communities, who are disproportionately exposed to environmental health burdens – many of which have roots in intentionally discriminatory land …

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  Antarctica’s ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than before A new study suggests a section of glaciers in Antarctica is melting faster than expected. By SETH BORENSTEIN  http://www.rocketminer.com/news/antarctica-s-ice-sheet-is-melting-times-faster-than-before/article_6768d649-ccfe-5337-8fb6-178def7081b2.html WASHINGTON — The melting of Antarctica is accelerating at an …

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