State agencies weighing ‘cost of carbon’ in spending decisions

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Nov. 19, 2020 - Included in the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act is a provision that the state government must consider the cost of emissions in their purchases and investments. Conor Bambrick, Director of Climate Policy at Environmental Advocates NY, and Rachel Patterson, Legislative and Climate Associate at Environmental Advocates NY, discussed the policy and new draft guidance from the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation.

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