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BXE Fast Day Five

September 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Day Five! “On Tuesday morning, a dozen people begin an 18-day water-only fast in front of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to raise awareness of the agency’s contribution to worsening climate change and to harming the health and well-being of frontline communities where these projects are built. The fasters, ranging in age from 23 to 72, are demanding that FERC issue “No New Permits” for industry projects such as interstate pipelines, compressor stations and LNG (liquefied natural gas) export terminals until the agency prioritizes solar, wind and other renewable [...]

BXE Fast

September 15, 2015 // 1 Comment

Day One! “On Tuesday morning, a dozen people begin an 18-day water-only fast in front of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to raise awareness of the agency’s contribution to worsening climate change and to harming the health and well-being of frontline communities where these projects are built. The fasters, ranging in age from 23 to 72, are demanding that FERC issue “No New Permits” for industry projects such as interstate pipelines, compressor stations and LNG (liquefied natural gas) export terminals until the agency prioritizes solar, wind and other renewable [...]

Complete It Cuomo

September 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

Watch this gut-wrenching and beautiful tribute to one community in “fracking-banned” Upstate New York that is doing everything it can to stop Fracking Infrastructure from ruining its air, water, land, wildlife, people, and history. Will their representatives listen? Ultimately urging action from Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation to step in and reject necessary air and water quality certificates before it’s too late, the film asks you to do your part, too. Please share across New York, New England, and the entire US—we are all connected and [...]

Testimony From The Fasters

August 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Original article by Beyond Extreme Energy Joining the Fast For No New Permits, too? Let us know by signing up here and sending a photo with a brief statement to gregorybyost@gmail.com. Francis Eatherington, Roseburg, OR “I will be fasting to help FERC understand the devastation caused by permitting projects like the Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal and pipeline in my home state of Oregon. In September FERC will be releasing their final environmental study which will likely claim there is no harm from exporting fracked natural gas from Oregon to Asia. FERC will allow Veresen, a foreign [...]

September Fast At FERC For No New Permits

August 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Original article by Beyond Extreme Energy Click here to sign up. Beyond Extreme Energy has decided to organize a long-term, water-only “Fast For No New Permits” this September in front of FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. We also encourage people to fast individually where they live and/or to organize local solidarity fasts during this same time period.We are undertaking this action in support of the call in Pope Francis’s encyclical, “Laudato Si,” for action on the climate crisis commensurate with its seriousness. As he says in the encyclical: “There is an urgent [...]

Leonardo DiCaprio’s UN speech on climate change

November 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Leonardo DiCaprio’s UN speech on climate change. We are also known as SpartanHearts! Website – http://www.spartanhearts.com/ Our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/TheSpartanHeart Instagram – http://instagram.com/spartan_hearts Twitter – https://twitter.com/SpartanHearts Donate – https://www.paypal.com/uk/cgi-bin/web…   An amazing speech from Leonardo DiCaprio on climate change and the importance of change. The impact we are having on climate [...]

EMISSIONS: IMAGES FROM THE MIXING LAYER–A Panel Discussion

March 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

EMISSIONS: IMAGES FROM THE MIXING LAYER–A Panel Discussion In the fall of 2013, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art presented a two-part program based on the results of a 2012 scientific study on the leakage of methane gas from the aging gas pipeline infrastructure in Manhattan. That study was conducted by Gas Safety, Inc. under the auspices of Damascus Citizens for Sustainability. The two-part presentation was entitled “Emissions: Images From The Mixing Layer.” The first part consisted of an art exhibition by the same name, held at Cooper Union from [...]

Samara Swanston: A Talk On Renewable Energy in NYC

December 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

Samara Swanston: A Talk On Renewable Energy in NYC On November 1, 2013, Samara Swanston, Legislative Counsel to The Environmental Protection Committee of the New York City Council, gave a talk representing her views only and not those of “any governmental entity” to The Environment TV. It was recorded at The Cooper Union, where an exhibition was being held entitled “Emissions: Images from the Mixing Layer.” That exhibition and an accompanying panel discussion dealt with the  evidence that Manhattan is enveloped in a cloud of methane resulting from numerous leaks in [...]