CRAIN'S --Real estate biz leads on pollution curbs

Business's initiative on carbon consumption.

As the city waits to see how Mayor Bill de Blasio will tackle climate change, which Michael Bloomberg made a top priority, a new report suggests the last administration's environmental efforts are paying off.

The city's annual inventory of greenhouse-gas emissions found that New York has cut them by 19% in the past seven years. Already, the city is nearly two-thirds of the way to its goal of cutting emissions by 30% from 2005 levels by 2030.

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