The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA, or the Climate Act) was signed into law in 2019 as one of the most ambitious climate laws to date, requiring reductions in statewide GHG emissions of 40% by 2030 and 85% by 2050 (compared to 1990
We have opportunities for everyone to do something good for the Earth in April. While Earth Day is a single day dedicated to environmental action, we work every day to promote sustainable practices and environmental protection through education and advocacy efforts, which empower people to take consequential action to protect our planet for
Sustainable Saratoga fulfills an important role in our local community, and your support has never been more important to the success of our efforts. Please donate today to help us keep fighting for the protection of our environment and to carry out our mission in the coming year.
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October 18, 2021
The local restaurant community has been hit hard by the Covid pandemic. Sustainable Saratoga is hoping to help them build their businesses back greener.
Over the last year, a small group of Sustainable Saratoga volunteers, led by Marlaina Murphy, have been putting together a
Sustainable Saratoga is dedicated to promoting sustainable practices and protecting the natural resources in Saratoga Springs for current and future generations. It is through this mission that we have long supported initiatives that improve the safety and accessibility of alternative transportation.
We recently published a story about Mark Youndt and Karen Kellogg’s net-zero house in Greenwich, NY, but their house is not the only green building on their property. During the COVID-19 pandemic, they have been joined at home by their daughter, Colby Kellogg-Youndt, a Biology and Environmental Studies
Skidmore professors Karen Kellogg and Mark Youndt live in a net-zero home in Greenwich that they designed themselves. Completed in 2013, their home combines passive solar design with a rooftop photovoltaic system to produce more fossil-free energy than it consumes each year.
Mark and Karen’s house is not the only green
In June of 2019, New York passed a landmark climate law. The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, or CLCPA, sets New York—the eleventh-largest economy in the world—on the path to carbon neutrality, modeling the changes that will need to take place across the country and the globe if we are to avoid
HELP SHAPE WHAT OUR FUTURE LOOKS LIKE
Sustainable Saratoga has been reviewing the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) draft. The UDO articulates the city’s land use regulations — both conservation and development standards — so we encourage citizens to be informed and to participate.
This zoning ordinance is vitally important
Sustainable Saratoga sent the following statement to the City Council last week, in support of their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions:
Sustainable Saratoga applauds the City Council’s unanimous vote last night to pass a resolution in support of the Paris Climate Agreement. Special thanks to Commissioner Madigan