Astoria Councilmember Costa Constantinides has endorsed Scott Stringer for mayor, citing his commitment to climate justice and environmental sustainability as New York City comptroller
Constantinides, chair of the Council’s Committee on Environmental Protection, said Stringer earned his support by beginning the process for divesting city pensions from the fossil fuel industry.
Stringer has also opposed new fossil fuel-burning power plants in New York City, fought a proposed natural gas pipeline that would have run through New York Harbor and supported a $16.2 billion economic recovery plan that focuses on environmental sustainability
“Scott Stringer is an environmental champion who has worked tirelessly to put New York City on a pathway to a more sustainable future,” Constantinides said. “As Mayor, he will put a stop to new fossil fuel infrastructure and will push the envelope on crucial policies and projects that will protect environmental justice communities, slash emissions and create a greener city.”