‘Very Expensive’ Climate Change Bill to Cut CO2 Emissions 0.3% Over 30 Years
New York lawmakers passed sweeping legislation Thursday to tackle global warming, but critics have pointed out the bill would be costly and likely have a negligible effect on temperatures.
New York’s climate change bill aims to cut state greenhouse gas emissions to 85% below 1990 levels over the next three decades, which Governor Andrew Cuomo admitted would be “very expensive.” Though, the Democratic governor is still expected to sign the bill into law.
Democratic state lawmakers cheered the bill’s passage. The bill’s sponsor said New York’s bill could “inspire others to act” on global