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Climate Change and Flooding Part 1

August 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Graniteville Swamp area,  as it’s known locally in Staten Island, continues their fight to preserve their wetlands and forests for a number of reasons, from disappearing to builders to increasing their risk of flooding.  In this case, a new BJ’s. This video covers some of their event, which includes a presentation of Bill McKibben’s video:  Do The Math, along with 3 other Hurricane Sandy videos, followed by a discussion with Carl Alderson from the National Oceanic and Atomspheric Administration (NOAA), and still another presenter with audience Q & A.  And  a computer was [...]

“It’s Not Over” Flyering Graniteville Staten Island

February 28, 2018 // 1 Comment

  “It’s Not Over”, street and door-to-door flyering, continues for Graniteville, Staten Island residents to protest the destruction of 15+ acres of wetlands and forests to make way for a new BJs and other stores along South Ave and Forest Ave. The Coalition for Wetlands and Forests is concerned about more destructive flooding from Hurricane Sandy type storms, increases in and forced flood insurance, loss of homes and property and all the effects that come with overcrowding. For more information and to raise your voice, go to: The Coalition for Wetlands and Forests [...]

Ken Gale: Global Warming and Hurricanes

October 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

    Did climate chaos cause any of this summer’s hurricanes?  Yes. Which one?  That’s the wrong question. Ken Gale connects the dots between hurricanes, climate chaos, air pollution from China, El Nino, La Nina, and energy use and gives some advice on how you can lower your own greenhouse gas footprint and save money, too.  At New York City Friends of Clearwater on Sept. 22, 2017, Judson Memorial Church, Greenwich Village, New York [...]