Repost from NY Times:
After a 10-month study, Gov. David A. Paterson is leaving his successor an ambitious environmental plan to reduce New York’s greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by the middle of the century.
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The plan, released in draft form on Tuesday, calls for doubling the state’s sources of renewable energy by 2030, setting stricter efficiency standards for all buildings, shifting private transportation toward electric vehicles and supporting the creation of jobs in research on energy technology and in clean energy industries.
The long-term plan, assembled with the help of more than 100 experts from energy companies, utilities and labor and environmental groups, came out of a directive.. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/10/science/earth/10climate.html