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    Reforming the Energy Vision: Our Chance for a Cleaner Future

    On September 21st, 2014, New York City became the site of the largest march against climate change in human history. The People’s Climate March, attended by over three hundred thousand people, called upon the world’s leaders to address climate change and other environmental issues. In December, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing, a form of natural gas drilling opposed by environmentalists as a threat to public health. New York is now the only state other than Vermont to ban the practice – and with 19 million people, 29 electoral votes and the biggest city in the country, the state’s ban represents a massive environmental victory. There’s…