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Climate protection plans: glass for New York's skyscrapers

you characterize the New York city picture: glass skyscrapers. Ironically, the mayor of the city of high-rise buildings disturbs to the glass facades: These are harmful to the climate and this must change.

Kai Clement, ARD Studio New York

Currently, only New York has opened its so-called Hudson Yards is a city within the city on the Hudson river. It is residential and office high - rises with up to 75 floors of glass and steel. As the mayor of a world city, whose trademark is precisely such a building occurs up to the microphone and proclaimed: Everything is different.

"We prepare the laws that will ban these high houses made of glass and steel, which have contributed so much to global warming."

'Green New Deal' - so the supporters are chanting enthusiastically by mayor Bill de Blasio. A term that the New York left-wing Democrat, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has applied. In reference to Roosevelt's "New Deal" social programs, the "Green New agreement to bring" the protection of the environment radically.

in surprise, A city of millions. What, exactly, the mayor says - ask him a lot of stations, the city television NY1.

"In fact, I like the glass and steel. Such buildings, which have been built for decades, are big emitters of greenhouse gases. They were built as monuments to the wealth, but are terrible for the environment."

High, large and often made of glass: the skyscrapers of New York.

Rudy Giuliani, formerly mayor of New York, today one of trump's lawyers, grumbles about his successor: The was in his last term of office. Time let's see how much damage it still sideboard.

construction should gifts

But since it's already been clarification. New York will ban any type of building. But construction gave intensify to achieve greater energy efficiency. The also meet with glass, industry representatives Yago Martinez, with special coatings. Triple glazed, filled with a poorly heat-conductive gases such as Argon or Krypton.

mayor de Blasio urges, but the no. 1 be-cause of emissions, the building in New York, it was not the traffic of the big city.

New York city mayor de Blasio has new plans for New York's high-rise buildings.

The city Council has just approved new Standards for large-scale houses. A reduction by 2030 of CO2 emissions, the buildings in New York cause to 40 percent. Overall, the metropolis intends to reduce its greenhouse gases by 2050 by 80 percent compared to 2005.

So that New York would meet the high hopes. The rest, in terms of climate protection in the U.S. is now on cities, Federal States and business enterprises. Because with a US President, has adopted the Paris climate agreement is not expected.

ambitions to high office?

At the same time be said to have de Blasio himself also ambitions, to want to be on the top position of the USA apply. It is no less than an existential question, he says: A future without fear, so he calls it to his followers.

"the monuments of wealth"
Kai, Clement, ARD New York
27.04.2019 14:58 PM

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