Case Study: Sustainability Planning in New York City

Cohen, Steven Alan; Small, Courtney; Silva, Madeline; Martinez, Hayley

Under former Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, New York City adopted one of the most aggressive sustainability policies in U.S. government. Responding to the needs of future New Yorkers, the city analyzed its anticipated growth, the growth rate of services required to meet the needs of a growing population, and the impact of that population on aging infrastructure, and developed a sustainability roadmap that has served as a model for cities around the world.

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International and Public Affairs
Earth Institute
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July 25, 2016