Activists demand lawmakers pass important climate legislation to help Long Island

By News 12 Staff (April 7, 2021)

Fifty grassroots organizations on Long Island kicked off their action week for Climate, Jobs and Justice in an effort to bring attention to the New York Climate and Community Investment Act on the state level and the THRIVE Agenda on the federal level.

Michael Brady, of the LI Progressive Coalition, says legislation will mean more investment in renewable energy. Brady says it will also mean more funding for disadvantage communities that have born the brunt of climate change damages.

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