Climate

  On October 25th, 2018, WE ACT’s Co-Founder & Executive Director Peggy Shepard participated in Extreme Heat Events in Cities: Societal Impacts and Solutions, a panel discussion at Columbia University sponsored by the Earth Institute’s Climate Adaption Initiative. The event
Peggy Shepard in the Manhattan Times – October 31, 2018
In the wake of the 2018 United Nations climate report, WE ACT’s Environmental Policy and Advocacy Coordinator Cynthia Herrera was interviewed by Grist regarding the impact of increased extreme heat events on communities of color. Read the Article
Cynthia Herrera in Grist – October 10, 2018
WE ACT’s Environmental Policy and Advocacy Coordinator and New York State Energy Democracy Alliance Co-Chair Stephan Roundtree, Jr. appeared on Capital Tonight to discuss the challenges low-income communities & communities of color face with the VDER legislation that has cast
Stephan Roundtree, Jr. on Capital Tonight – August 29, 2018
WE ACT’s Deputy Director and Director of Policy Initiatives Cecil Corbin-Mark was quoted in an article in the July 9, 2018 issue of ThinkProgress discussing the impact of extreme heat and cold on communities of color and low-income along with
Cecil Corbin-Mark in ThinkProgress – July 9, 2018
In this July 11, 2018 Grist article on the impact of extreme heat, WE ACT’s Environmental Policy and Advocacy Coordinator Stephan Roundtree, Jr. discusses the work we are doing to help New Yorkers learn about and locate neighborhood cooling centers during
Stephan Roundtree, Jr. in Grist – July 11, 2018

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