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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 [...]

Portland! Save the Portland Redwoods

September 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Video from BV Foto  benjivuong.com Portland! Save the Portland Redwoods need your help at 7:00AM this September 16th! Location: 3654 SE Martins Street Portland, Oregon 97202   These are the three giant sequoias planted in SE Portland in the 1800’s that Everett Custom Homes are trying to cut down for urban development. Vic Remmers, chair of Everett Homes was recently appointed one of the 25-member Stakeholder Advisory Committee to assist the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability with the Residential Infill Project in Portland by Mayor Charlie Hales. Within a few weeks of being [...]

Off and On: The Climate Movement and the Road Through Paris

September 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Original show From Bill McKibben September 10th at the Brooklyn Academy of Music for an important event we’re calling Off and On: The Climate Movement & the Road Through Paris Naomi Klein, Rev. Lennox Yearwood of the Hip Hop Caucus, Eddie Bautista of the New York Environmental Justice Alliance, and a bunch of special guests will be coming together to lay out why this year could be such a dramatic turning point for our movement. We’re living through the hottest year in recorded history. We’re fighting pitched battles against tar sands oil, Australian coal mines, and Arctic drilling, [...]