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Churchill: Climate bill's costs will be felt in upstate New York

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20.06.2019

Environmental advocates occupy the Second Floor outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. The group came to the Capitol is support of the Climate and Community Protection Act, a sweeping piece of state legislation aimed at addressing climate change by achieving zero carbon emissions and revamping the energy economy. Gov. Cuomo has been hesitant to support the CCPA. (Will Waldron/Times Union)

Environmental advocates occupy the Second Floor outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. The group came to the Capitol is support of the Climate and Community

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Environmental advocates occupy the Second Floor outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. The group came to the Capitol is support of the Climate and Community Protection Act, a sweeping piece of state legislation aimed at addressing climate change by achieving zero carbon emissions and revamping the energy economy. Gov. Cuomo has been hesitant to support the CCPA. (Will Waldron/Times Union)

Environmental advocates occupy the Second Floor outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. The group came to the Capitol is support of the Climate and Community

ALBANY — Don't look now, but New York is enacting one of the world's most ambitious laws aimed at tackling climate change.

In some respects, the wildly aggressive law is exciting. Count me among the people who believe that the warming of the planet is not only real and caused by human........

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