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Sunrise Movement Westchester: Youth Climate Action Demands

For far too long, Westchester municipalities have made proclamations of climate progress without actually setting real deadlines for themselves. Westchester's young people demand a change.

Here are our demands for every Westchester municipality:

  1. Commit to meeting the goals outlined by New York's Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act on the municipal level.

  2. Start the process of building a Climate Action Plan that outlines how you will accomplish the goals set out in the Emergency Declaration.

  3. Become a Climate Smart Community & a designated Clean Energy Community in the NYS programs

  4. Have a youth member of your Environmental Committee or Conservation Advisory Board to ensure all of your promises are kept

READ THE FULL LIST OF DEMANDS HERE


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