New york City
There is only one New York City, but there is no one New York City. The five boroughs mean something different to everyone – no matter what your interests are, you can indulge them here. With diverse neighborhoods citywide and a different experience waiting around every corner, New York City offers up a feeling of energy, excitement and value that is unmatched. New York City's commitment to sustainability and going green is stronger than ever, being home to some of the most inspiring green building and urban renewal projects in the world, such as the High Line Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has challenged all New Yorkers to take part in transforming New York City into a sustainable city by 2030. Through an effort labeled PlaNYC, the city’s strategy is to reduce its greenhouse gas footprint by focusing on areas such as clean energy for buildings, expansion of public transportation, air quality and waste management – in addition to accommodating a population growth of nearly one million people and improving its infrastructure and environment. Recognizing the importance to reduce global carbon emissions and the value of by example, New York has set the goal for reducing its citywide carbon emissions by 30 percent below 2005 levels.
New York City weather can vary from day to day, and even hour to hour. Average high temperatures in NYC in September are 77° Fahrenheit/25° Celsius, and average low temperatures are 60° Fahrenheit/16° Celsius.