Lawmakers, activists rally outside National Grid HQ, urging action on climate laws before end of legislative session


With just weeks left in the state’s legislative session, Brooklyn elected officials and environmental activists are calling for the passage of critical climate-centered bills — and for utility giant National Grid to change its tune on state climate goals.

New York’s State Senators and Assemblymembers will head home for the next six months on June 2, leaving any yet-to-be-passed legislation in limbo until they reconvene next year. Among this year’s remaining bills are a trio of laws seeking to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions associated with homes and buildings and speed the transition to renewable energy.

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