Tag: environment

Astoria students learn about drones and green energy jobs at STEM event

Apr. 11, 2024 By admin Apr. 11, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Over 40 students at the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens in Astoria participated in a mentoring session on drone technology and green energy jobs Wednesday evening as part of an initiative to introduce young children to STEM careers.  The event, which… Read more »

Mayor’s Office launches new interactive map to tackle environmental inequity in NYC

Apr. 8, 2024 By admin Apr. 8, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain The Mayor’s Office of Climate and Environmental Justice has launched a new interactive map detailing hazards in each neighborhood in the city in a bid to tackle environmental inequity across the five boroughs.  The Environmental Justice NYC (EJNYC) Mapping Tool, the first-ever online resource… Read more »

Climate orgs promote initiatives at borough’s inaugural Climate Expo in Kew Gardens

BP Climate Expo

Sep. 22, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Queens’ first ever Climate Expo, sponsored by Borough President Donovan Richards, launched on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Queens Borough Hall as one of the many events scheduled for Climate Week NYC.  Over a dozen environmental organizations set up tables across the Helen Marshall Cultural Center’s atrium in Kew Gardens to share resources, spread environmental surveys and promote climate-related job opportunities – all with the goal of taking action to address the effects of climate change.  The expo was centered around an expert-led panel on Local Law 97, a law passed in 2019 with the…
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