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Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power: An Introduction-Part 2

July 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

    This video is an introduction to the problems/challenges of both fossil fuels and nuclear power.   Part-2, herein, is with Dr. Gordon Edwards speaking about nuclear power.  Part-1, a separate video, which can be seen at the link below, has Dr. Courtney Williams speaking about Fossil Fuels and their growing infrastructures. Both experts include the human history of living with feeling the risks and effects associated with these fuels in the short term and through the thousands of years of monitoring and decommissioning some of them require. Dr. Edwards talks of radiation, [...]

Sampling Sparkill Creek: Riverkeeper Water Quality Program

August 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Citizen scientists have expanded Riverkeeper’s water quality sampling program, from New York City to Albany. Their work on local streams adds to the Hudson River water quality testing performed from Riverkeeper’s patrol boat. Laurie Seeman of Strawtown Art & Garden Studio, Rockland County, N.Y., explains how the program sparked the formation of the Sparkill Creek Watershed Alliance. See the sampling data: [...]

Clean Water Baby Wants to Swim

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Introducing the Clean Water Baby. He wants to swim. But we still have a long way to go to clean up the Hudson River. A generation ago, the Clean Water Act set the goal of giving us water clean enough to swim in. We know what it will take to achieve this goal: Investments in clean water infrastructure and law enforcement. But don’t take our word for it. Hear it from the Clean Water Baby. Learn more: http://www.riverkeeper.org/cleanwater.. . Take action: [...]

Why I Blockaded 40,000 Tons of Coal With a Lobster Boat

June 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Quaker Jay O’Hara felt led to blockade a 40,000-ton coal shipment with a tiny lobster boat. What happened next might surprise you. Quaker Speak is a weekly video series. Subscribe: http://QuakerSpeak.com/subscribe ___ Go Deeper with Friends Journal: http://FriendsJournal.org Lobby with Quakers on Capitol Hill: http://www.fcnl.org Work for peace with justice with AFSC: http://www.afsc.org/friends Learn about the rich diversity of Quakers worldwide: http://www.fwccamericas.org/ Directed by Jon Watts http://www.JonWatts.com ___ Transcript: We had no idea we were supposed to get a [...]

Kayak4Earth

June 22, 2015 // 1 Comment

Kayaking 4 Earth Steve Posselt, the creator of this action, is actually kayaking on rivers and other waterways to bring awareness of the enormous earth changing problems already occurring due to Climate Change, in the hopes of activating us to do the right things. Steve, an engineer and author, started his kayaking journey in his homeland, Australia, continued onto the mighty Mississippi and along the eastern coastline of the US up to the Statue of Liberty and the Hudson River. He will further kayak in England and France arriving along the Seine River in Paris before the upcoming Climate [...]

Global Divestment Day NYC 2015

February 19, 2015 // 1 Comment

The first “Global Divestment Day” worldwide event was held on Friday, February 13, 2015, in many parts of the world including the event depicted here in NYC’s Wall Street area on Exchange Place and Broad Street. 350NYC.org sponsored the event and was joined by 30 or more Divest groups, Environmental groups, Environmental Justice groups, Religious groups, The Green party, Neighborhood and Garden Associations, Food groups, the Gray Panthers, among other assorted concerned groups. Moderated by Dan Hanson, speakers included: Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal (D) 6th. District; Jarret [...]

Justice for the Mountains

November 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Hundreds of students converge in West Virginia for their Spring Break to witness extreme energy extraction first hand and how it destroys the local communities. Learn about the dirty and dangerous life-cycles of coal, natural gas, and nuclear energy. Stand in solidarity with the communities in Virginia, West Virginia, SW Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee facing the ongoing destruction of mountaintop removal coal mining, hydraulic fracturing, and nuclear [...]

The Environmental Forum: Comparing Grassroots & National Organizing

November 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

  The first of our series, The Environmental Forum, deals with the differences between large, small, local, national and international environmental grassroots groups. The substance of this discussion by Kim Fraczek of Occupy The Pipeline, JK Canepa of NY Climate Action Group, Donna Stein of NYC Friends of Clearwater, Tim Keating of Rainforest Relief and Ken Gale of the Eco-Logic radio show, was at such a high level that it inspired us to look for ways to do this more often. This particular episode has also been made available as a DVD premium during a recent fund raiser of WBAI-99.5 [...]