Watch Rafael discuss the devastating impact of climate change in this NowThis video op-ed

As a member of the City Council, Rafael has lead the way on numerous environmental initiatives including introducing legislation to install green roofs on all NYC buildings, he’s advocated getting rid of single-use plastics including straws, he recently introduced legislation to legalize electric bikes to move us toward an emissions-free future, he is fighting to protect our green spaces and more.

Rafael is running for Public Advocate to be your voice for the city -- to aggressively address the devastating impacts of climate change.