Rohit Aggarwala, City of New York at Opportunity Green Business Conference 2009

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Rohit Aggarwala, City of New York at Opportunity Green Business Conference 2009

Rohit Aggarwala, City of New York at Opportunity Green Business Conference 2009

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  • 1. A GREENER, GREATER NEW YORK
  • 2. 10 9 Ensure all New Yorkers have parks within a 10-minute walk Clean up all contaminated land in New York City 2 Create enough housing for our growing population 1 3 Develop water network back-up systems Open 90% of our waterways and protect natural areas 5 4 Upgrade our energy infrastructure to provide clean energy 8 Improve travel times by adding transit capacity for millions Achieve “State Of Good Repair” on our transportation system 6 7 Achieve the cleanest air of any big city in America Reduce global warming emissions by 30% PlaNYC is a roadmap to achieve 10 goals: In 2007, Mayor Bloomberg released a comprehensive sustainability plan to create a greener, greater city
  • 3. In the two years since the launch of PlaNYC, two-thirds of the 127 initiatives are on-time or ahead of schedule
  • 4. New York City 2008 Citywide CO2e Emissions by Sector
  • 5. When compared to other large cities in the U.S. and abroad, New York has one of the lowest per capita carbon emissions levels and the lowest of any American city Per Capita GHG Emissions for U.S. and International Cities (excluding Agriculture and Non-Local Processes)