What should voters look for when would-be mayors start talking about carbon footprints and coastal resiliency?

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Adi Talwar, Dori, Mayoral Photography Office, NYC DCP

Even amid a devastating pandemic and historic fiscal emergency, 2021 candidates for city office are publishing plans for how to address climate change.

That campaigns are making those pitches highlights the urgency of the issue. The depth and differences in the plans illustrates how broad and complex it is.

In our second “issues” video (the first was on policing) below, Gotham Gazette and City Limits break down the climate change issue with a little background, some analysis and a set of questions we hope candidates will answer.