35 min

Rit Aggarwala: How New York City is Building Resilience to Climate Change The CityAge Podcast

    • Government

On this week’s special Earth Day edition of the CityAge Podcast we sat down with Rit Aggarwala, Chief Climate Officer of New York City and the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection. Anna and Rit discuss recent wins for the city’s climate efforts, some challenges they’re facing, how it feels to lead a city like New York through the climate crisis, and what all of us can do in our own lives to mitigate the worst effects of climate change. 
To learn more about the city's work:
Gowanus Canal cleanup:
https://www.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/186-23/mayor-adams-epa-break-ground-1-6-billion-project-protect-gowanus-canal-sewage
Cloudburst:
https://www.nyc.gov/site/dep/news/023-23/mayor-adams-construction-new-cloudburst-resiliency-projects-better-manage-intense
Local Law 97: 
https://www.nyc.gov/site/sustainablebuildings/ll97/local-law-97.page
https://www.nyc.gov/site/buildings/codes/sustainability.page

On this week’s special Earth Day edition of the CityAge Podcast we sat down with Rit Aggarwala, Chief Climate Officer of New York City and the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection. Anna and Rit discuss recent wins for the city’s climate efforts, some challenges they’re facing, how it feels to lead a city like New York through the climate crisis, and what all of us can do in our own lives to mitigate the worst effects of climate change. 
To learn more about the city's work:
Gowanus Canal cleanup:
https://www.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/186-23/mayor-adams-epa-break-ground-1-6-billion-project-protect-gowanus-canal-sewage
Cloudburst:
https://www.nyc.gov/site/dep/news/023-23/mayor-adams-construction-new-cloudburst-resiliency-projects-better-manage-intense
Local Law 97: 
https://www.nyc.gov/site/sustainablebuildings/ll97/local-law-97.page
https://www.nyc.gov/site/buildings/codes/sustainability.page

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