Resilience and Climate Change

Obama Administration Recommits to Carbon Reduction in Face of Supreme Court Stay of Clean Power Plan

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Even as the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily halted implementation of EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) pending a June appeals court review, the Obama Administration has declared its ongoing commitment to cutting … Read More

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Terrorism is Americans’ No. 1 concern. We have bigger problems We're not as concerned with threats to the systems that meet our basic needs--water, power & food--as we should be Tuesday night—in… Read More

ECC Calls for Equity & Inclusion for Low-Income Communities Of Color at EPA Public Hearing on Clean Power Plan

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In testimony at an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) public hearing on the Clean Power Plan (CPP), Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) called for equity and inclusion for low-income communities of color as sta… Read More

EPA’s Clean Power Plan to Reward States that Expand Clean Energy in Low-Income Communities

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While postponing by two years the date that states must begin complying with new carbon emission-reduction regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will also reward states that move to expand l… Read More

ECC Applauds Bipartisan Bill Increasing Government Preparedness for Extreme Weather

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Washington, DC, July 23, 2015 – Given the importance of economic and environmental resilience to the well-being of low-income communities of color, Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) is proud to be an endor… Read More

ECC Active with ‘Inside-the-Beltway” Policy Activities

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Before Washington reaches an August lull with the annual congressional summer recess and the dog days of summer, the Obama Administration and Congress have been busy with a variety of announcements – and EC… Read More

EC New York Partner, The Point CDC, Wins $100K to Study Community Microgrid, Plays Leading Role in Expanding Climate Resilience in South Bronx

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An Emerald Cities New York Local Council member, The Point Community Development Corporation (The Point CDC), has won $100,000 from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s (NYSERDA) N… Read More

EC New York’s Bronx Healthy Buildings Program Receives Two-Year, $250,000 Award

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The Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition (NWBCCC), a member of the Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative, which is the host of Emerald Cities New York, is the lead recipient of a two-year, $250,000 a… Read More

ECC Participates in White House Summit on Climate & Health

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ECC Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs Felipe Floresca was among the climate advocates who joined health professionals and federal, state and local officials in exploring how to lessen the impact of … Read More

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