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Greta Thunberg @ S20 Rally

August 31, 2019 // 0 Comments

  This video by Peter Eliscu captures Greta Thunberg a few days after she landed by solar sail boat in NYC.  The yacht Malizia II is fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines and so avoids generating carbon dioxide.  For those of you who may not know about her, she’s from Sweden, born in 2003 and has been a climate activist since 2015, calling on her fellow students to gather on “Fridays For The Future”, taking off from school to protest the lack of effective action on climate change.  The action is called:  The School Climate Strike Movement.   She has been invited to [...]

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 [...]

9th. Annual World Maker Faire, New York

August 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

  IN CASE YOU MISSED IT— The 9th. World’s Maker Faire, a Celebration of Invention, Creativity and Curiosity, was staged at the New york Hall of Science by the grounds of the World’s Fair Park in the borough of Queens, NYC, on the weekend of September 22 & 23, 2018.  Unfortunately, there may be no #10 this year or into the foreseeable future. This video, from the public access TV station Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN), will have to do for those of you who missed it last year and were hoping catch it this year or maybe next year. We start off with the music of one of the [...]

New Year’s Day Annual Beach Walk 2019

July 31, 2019 // 0 Comments

  Coney Island has its Polar Bear Club to bring in the New Year, but on Staten Island, we walk the beach.  And have been doing so for 29 years around noon on New Year’s Day come rain or shine, snow or hail, cold, colder or coldest, whatever. The walk, sponsored by Protectors of the Pine Oak Woods (PPOW) and the Natural Resources Protected Association (NRPA), gathers environmentalists from throughout Staten Island, invites family, friends and others from outside the island to help bring in the New Year, remember those who went before us and to look forward to our next set of [...]

Staten Island 1632-Richmond Terrace Preservation Rally Lynn Rogers

July 31, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ask STOP & STOR to do MORE- Preserve Staten Island’s Native American & Revolutionary War History at 1632 Richmond Terrace! Please Contact elected officials, historians, museums or anyone that can help! We want a full archeological survey with a monitor so historical artifacts are not destroyed at 1632 Richmond Avenue! Please Contact elected officials, historians, museums or anyone that can help! We want a full archeological survey with a monitor so historical artifacts are not destroyed at 1632 Richmond Avenue! NEIL SIMON PHONE 718-494-0717 | FAX (718)698-1327 [...]

Green New Deal Town Hall NYC April 26 2019

April 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

    Green New Deal Town Hall in New York City April 26, 2016 Welcome by Allison Hirsch. Moderator Beta Coronel of 350.org. Speakers, in order, Jumaane Williams, Public Advocate, Aracely Jimenez Sunrise Movement, William Aristapolis 32BJ Superintendant, Ari Lieberman, Rep. Nydia Velazquez, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Yvette D. Clarke, and Rep Jerry Nadler.  Hosted by 32BJ SEIU, Sunrise Movement NYC, Indivisible Nation BK, One Queens Indivisible, 350 BK. Cosponsored by: Sunrise Columbia, Sunrise Sarah Lawrence, 350 NYC, Empire State Indivisible, Indivisible Brooklyn video by Joe [...]

Greatkills CSA Visits The Farm

March 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

A visit to Farmer John Krueger’s Circle Brook Farm in Andover, N.J. This farm is the source of the organic vegetables, eggs, and fruit that are delivered fresh weekly, to the Staten Island Great Kills CSA  (community supported agriculture).  http://www.greatkillscsa.org/ ; John shares his knowledge of growing healthy organic produce and his egg producing chickens with Roy Fischman, member of Great Kills CSA.   [...]

The Upcoming Clearwater Festival June 2019

March 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ken Gale dedicates a full hour broadcast to exploring the clearwater fest in Peekskill, NY.  The 2019 Clearwater Festival Saturday and Sunday June 15th and June 16th Tickets, Volunteering and Info: https://www.clearwaterfestival.org/ [...]

Remembering Fukushima At Indian Point

March 5, 2019 // 1 Comment

  The Peace Crane Ceremony at the Gates Of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant:   Jun-san Yasuda of the Grafton Peace Pagoda is a Buddhist nun who has walked thousands of miles in this country and others in the name of peace. Jun-san is joined by other Peace Walkers in the trek from the Cortlandt train station to the old entrance of Indian Point where she performs her annual Peace Crane ritual. As part of the ceremony, origami paper cranes are left at the gates of Indian Point as both a prayer for safety of the community and as a prayer for the speedy closing of the reactors. Jun-san [...]

Residents call for watchdog board to monitor Indian Point closure

February 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

CLICK  OR COPY AND PASTE THE BELOW LINK TO REACH VIDEO FROM CHANNEL 12 Westchester County, NYS http://westchester.news12.com/story/40016661/residents-call-for-watchdog-board-to-monitor-indian-point-closure BUCHANAN – The closure of the Indian Point plant is scheduled to begin next year,  and members of the community say they are already thinking of the safest ways that officials should proceed. They tell News 12 that they’d like to see the state implement a citizens oversight board to act as a watchdog for those who live in close proximity. Their idea is to have a board of 15 [...]