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New York City is about to pass its own Green New Deal

New York City skyline is seen at sunrise during a power outage August 15,2003. More than 12 hours after the biggest North American power outage inhistory left huge swaths of the Northeast in sweltering darkness, much ofNew York and its suburbs were still without electricity. The subways werenot running and many residents had no water because their electric pumpswere not working. REUTERS/Chip East   Pictures of the Year 2003 cmePOWER OUTAGES - RP4DRHYLJVAB

The Climate Mobilization Act contains 10 provisions for a greener New York. Image: REUTERS/Chip East

Eoin Higgins
Writer, EcoWatch
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