A proposed resolution submitted to the Buffalo Common Council by local youth activists that is scheduled to be debated Tuesday is asking the City of Buffalo to declare a climate emergency.
WBFO's Kyle Mackie speaks to Western New York Youth Climate Council Co-organizer Daniel Pyskaty about the group's campaign for a climate emergency declaration. This interview was recorded on Thursday, Sept. 17, and it has been edited for clarity and brevity.
Several dozen students and activists gathered outside City Hall in Buffalo Friday afternoon to celebrate New York State's passage of the country’s most ambitious climate legislation. They also called for even greater action to combat climate change.