“One of the biggest counties in the Tri-State Area took big steps Tuesday toward sustainability. It will now require real steps be taken in reducing its carbon emissions.
Nassau County is taking a pledge to act aggressively on climate change. County Executive Laura Curran signed on to New York state’s Climate Smart Communities Program, which means reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the local level, CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported.
‘We see rising see levels and we see the fires raging in Australia, you start to feel a little bit helpless. What can I do? This is overwhelming, which is why I feel very lucky that we on the local level can take the bull by the horns and do what we can,’ Curran said.”