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Co-Founder of The Environmenttv.com

Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power: An Introduction

June 4, 2017 // 1 Comment

  Dr. Courtney Williams-Cancer Research Scientist and Anti-Fossil Fuel Activist Vice-President, Safe Energy Rights Group (SEnRG) www.senrg.org Co-ordinator for Resist Spectra resist aim.wordpress.com/ Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power:  An Introduction to Understanding Their Problems and Challenges Part-1:  The Fossil Fuel Side This video is an introduction to the problems/challenges of both fossil fuels and nuclear power.  Part 1 has Dr. Courtney Williams speaking on fossil fuels and their growing infrastructure.  Part 2 has Dr. Gordon Edwards talking about the nuclear aspects. Both [...]

Oily Banking #5

May 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

      Published on May 9, 2017 More info: www.revbilly.org Twitter: @RevBillyTalen Instagram: @RevBillyTalen Friend — A small and mighty contingent of the Stop Shopping Choir breached the commodity wall at Citibank, a major financier of Dakota Access Pipeline.  Mayfield and I on the floor, Dragonfly preaching and Amadeus anointing… I lay on the floor listening to Dragonfly and the incessant beeping of ATM’s, my limbs entwined with Mayfield’s, her pulse on my ankle. Let’s learn to be more vulnerable in these retail spaces, because these retail [...]

I’m a Millennial: Climate Change

May 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Jonathan Kirsch, born in 1992 making him 25 years old, is a millenial with a mission.  A videographer, editor and author of the environmental novel, “Age of Suicide”, Jon is trying to help solve our climate problems/challenges by getting the millenials organized and more involved.  Watch this video and join the movement.  Become your own part of the [...]

Yucca Mountain: Serpent Swimming Westward

April 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

    The Trump administration & Congress are renewing the threat to turn sacred Yucca Mountain into a massive nuclear waste dump. Western Shoshone continue to resist. More info: www.nativecommunityactioncouncil.org Featuring: Ian Zabarte #nonukes #defendyuccamountain #yuccamountain #defendthesacred [...]

Global Climate Change Awareness

April 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Pat Brady, producer of “Environmental Issues”, a TV program on Staten Island Community TV, interviews 5 guests about their hopes for the upcoming April 29th., Peoples Climate March rally in Washington, D.C., and their sister rallies on Staten Island and elsewhere.  Topics include environmental justice, climate change, the current administration’s environmental positions, bringing diverse groups together and much more. Guests include:  Sally Jones, chairperson of Peace Action Fund of NYS; Samuel Blackwood, student at Fordham University; Todd, Tif, Fernandez of the NYC Organizing Team [...]

Peoples Climate March Staten Island

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

    FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO WWW.PEOPLESCLIMATE.ORG Peoples Climate March Staten Island SATURDAY, APRIL 29 STATEN ISLAND NY 12PM AT THE FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT BOARDWALK March starts at the Midland Ave parking lot and ends at Seaview Ave parking lot along the South Beach Boardwalk THE PEOPLES’ CLIMATE MOVEMENT’S NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION Demand Justice for All Workers, Our Families, Our Planet To Resist attacks on workers, women, people of color, immigrants, Native Americans, LGBTQ Americans and the environment. To Build, a powerful movement for all that can defeat the greedy and [...]

Nuclear Convergence: Next Step

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Convergence 8: Some of the points summed up: The Stony Point Convergence participants talked about the NEXT STEP in the decommissioning of Indian Point:  what can the land be used for and when can it be used.  Furthermore, can we trust the government or Entergy Corp., to diligently do the oversight that will be required in this process, if not, who can? A review of Dr. Gordon Edwards’ visit during the recent 6th. memorial of the Fukushima disaster on the weekend of March 10, 11, and 12th, centered on his discussion of “Rolling Stewartship” at a few of his NYS stops, including [...]

Nuclear Convergence: The Reality of Closing Indian Point

April 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

  This month’s main topic concerns the reality or problems that must be thought of during the closing of the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant over the next 60 to 240,000 years.  Yes, that’s right, 240,000 years of harmful radioactive decay and emissions. Marilyn Elie of the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC), Susan Leifer of The Sierra Club and Jeanne Shaw, also of IPSEC, walk us through some of the things to prepare and watch out for during this trying, long and very costly process of plant closure. Besides the above concerns, there’s the workers, the [...]

Nuclear Convergence : Hudson River Sacrifice Zone

April 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Jeanne and Gary Shaw outline this month’s Stony Point Convergence meeting with a theme of how the Hudson River is now a “sacrificial Zone” due to the confluence of a number of energy projects all being used to get fossil fuels to market in an age when sustainable energies are needed. The risks of pipelines, compressors, fuel trains, fuel barges, and their proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, along with earthquake faults and larger size pipeline diameters, just aren’t worth the risks of a nuclear accident of any kind. Other topics include:  the upcoming 6th [...]