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Mayor De Blasio Appoints Director Of Office Of Climate And Sustainability

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City Hall said Ben Furnas will lead the new office that will work to dramatically reduce New York's contributions to climate change.

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DANA TYLER: New York City has a new climate czar just in time for Earth Week. Mayor de Blasio has appointed Ben Furnas as director of the Mayor's Office of Climate and Sustainability. City Hall says the new office will work to dramatically reduce New York's contributions to climate change. Ben Furnas most recently served as deputy director of the Mayor's Office of Policy and Planning.