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This Is What Democracy Looks Like

May 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

  On Monday, April 23, 2018, Peter Eliscu captured the rally, “Gov. Cuomo Walk The Talk”, on the streets of Albany and in the capitol’s rotunda.   Environmentalists from many groups marched to advocate for sustainable renewable promises made by the governor and to stop financing and using fossil fuels and their infra-structures throughout NYS. Cynthia Nixon, James Cromwell, actor/activist, Jonathan Kirsch, the young environmental author of, “Age Of Suicide”, and long time environmental activists Ray Kemble of Pennsylvania and Ted Glick of New Jersey, can be [...]

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, [...]

Indian Point (The Film)-Director’s TalkBack: Rhinebeck, NY

September 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

  https://youtu.be/FN9ZQ1uxTe4 This is our second opportunity to produce and document a video during a “TalkBack” after a screening of the award winning film,”Indian Point”, directed by Ivy Meeropol.  This particular screening was a special showing organized as a benefit for Hudson River Sloop Clearwater by Manna Jo Greene, the Environmental Director of the organization, who moderated and participated in the “TalkBack”. Ivy Meeropol, the director of the film led the discussion in which Roger Witherspoon, an environmental journalist, and Marilyn Elie, a local activist with [...]

ETV Alert: Clean Energy Standard-Notes & Deadline

May 24, 2016 // 1 Comment

  ETV Alert: Clean Energy Standard-Notes & Deadline For those of you who may not have filed your testimony/opinion concerning Gov. Cuomo’s Clean Energy Standard proposal and want to know more about it, well, here’s a slide show and a few opinions that may help you out. Below is a table of contents, which includes the title of every slide, to help you along.  The slides are shown at two speeds so that you can easily stop wherever you want to read, and/or copy at your leisure. Table of Contents: Part-1  Marilyn Elie Video Part-2   Slide Show in Two Speed Versions Part-3 [...]

ETV Alert: May 17 New Nuclear Clean Energy Standard Comments & Hearing Albany, NY

May 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

URGENT! Tuesday, May 17, Albany.  6 PM Information Sesson. 7 PM Public Statements. Albany Law School; East Wing School, Room E211, 80 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208. Tell the Governor and the Public Service Commission that a subsidy for failing nuclear reactors is a bad idea. Attend a PSC hearing on May 17 in Albany and you will be in good company! Comment NOW at http://www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org/nukes-are-not-clean.  For more information visit www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org/sites/default/files/CES_Summary_Memo_0.pdf The Purpose and call for these actions is to respond to NYS [...]

803 Knickerbocker: Multi-Family Passive House

December 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

803 Knickerbocker:  Multi-Family Passive House Chris Benedict, architect and Henry Gifford, Mechanical Engineer, took their original designs for a 24 unit multi-family, 35,000 square foot building in Brooklyn, NY, @ 805 Knickerbocker and were able to change those designs into a Passive House. This video explains and shows some of their ideas that made 805 Knickerbocker the second Certified Passive House Multi-Family building in the US and was completed in August, 2014. Passive House is based on design principles used to attain a quantifiable and rigorous level of energy efficiency within [...]

Setting A Red Line In Times Square

December 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

  As world leaders are wrapping up at the COP21 global climate talks, New York City held 2 events as part of the Global Climate Mobilization. These are demonstrations of hope, power and strength as we move into yet another critical year.   A video by Peter Eliscu © 2015 The Peter Eliscu Archives. All Rights [...]

CELEBRATE THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE PEOPLES CLIMATE MARCH

September 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

In Memory of the first Peoples Climate March on Sunday, September 21, 2014, we’ve put together some of the activities of the night before and the parade itself. Come join Bill McKibben, Ambassador Marlene Moses and Mary Robinson at the New York Society For Ethical Culture in Manhattan on the night before the march and then walk with the marchers themselves from Columbus Circle to 34th Street. Bill McKibben, Co-founder 350.org………………..(1:00 to 18:43) Marlene Moses, Nauru’s Permanent Representative to the UN; Chair-UN’s Alliance of Small Island States [...]