New York legislature passes net-zero emissions legislation with offsetting

Published 22:44 on June 20, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:57 on June 20, 2019  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

The New York legislature late Wednesday passed an omnibus climate bill that will see the Empire State make deep emission cuts through 2050 with the possible use of some in-state offsets, though environmental justice groups lamented compromises made regarding the allocation of green project revenues.

The New York legislature late Wednesday passed an omnibus climate bill that will see the Empire State make deep emission cuts through 2050 with the possible use of some in-state offsets, though environmental justice groups lamented compromises made regarding the allocation of green project revenues.

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