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New York City passes a green new deal, requiring 'green roofs' on new buildings

The skyline of New York City is seen as the "Worm moon", the last Supermoon sighting of 2019,  rises over the Empire State Building, as seen from Hoboken in New Jersey, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz - RC1542DAD180

All new buildings built in NYC will have to install solar panels, mini wind turbines or plants on their roofs. Image: REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Sophie Hirsh
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