New Yorkers should be on high alert in the wake of a new study issued last month concerning the ambitious climate law signed by then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo in July 2019 that mandates goals and timetables for the state’s transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.

The study reveals the unrealistic assumptions entailed in the law, the extraordinary cost of trying to achieve them and the inability or unwillingness of the law’s authors or implementers to say how much of that cost will be paid by residential homeowners and businesses through higher monthly utility bills.

Read more in The Times Union.

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