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Nuclear Convergence-Indian Point-October 2, 2016

November 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

    Continuing last month’s videoing following their monthly meeting, the Convergence at Stony Point, an Indian Point anti-nuclear activist gathering, again videoed a summary of their event in the hopes of reaching a wider audience of activists and other concerned and interested people. Marilyn Elie, a member of Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition, a participant of the Convergence, has volunteered to write and do the video report, which she is calling, “Environmental News and Notes”, and which she plans to air on public access TV in Indian Point’s local distribution area, [...]

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 [...]

Debate: Should the Indian Nuclear Power Plant be Shut Down?

May 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

    Environmental Education Fund The debate was held at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NY, NY on April 13, 2016 and was planned by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Sustainability Council, the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Sustainability and Environmental Justice Program and the Environmental Education Fund (EEF). The debate was introduced by Lindsey Kayman, Joan Hoffman, and Alexander Schlutz (not included in the video). Summary of the Issue Thirty-five miles up the Hudson River north of New York City sits the Indian Point Nuclear Power Facility. The two [...]

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 [...]

COP21: Reflections on the Historic Climate Agreement – What’s next for the world?

February 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

February 3, 2016 – Six Ithacans who participated in COP21 in Paris, shared personal reflections on the 195-nation agreement on climate change. Panelists: Bob Howarth, Cornell University Sandra Steingraber, Ithaca College Karen Pinkus, Cornell University Allison Chatrchyan, Cornell Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture Johannes Lehmann, Cornell University Colleen Boland, We are Seneca Lake Introduction: Barbara Lifton, NY State Assembly Moderator: Todd Cowen, Cornell Sponsored by: Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, Tompkins County Planning Department, Tompkins [...]

Certified Passive House Architect, Buck Moorhead, speaks at United For Action

November 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Passive House has been called the 5th Energy Source, and also the 5th Fuel, as well as, the Fuel Not Used. United For Action (UfA), in their continuing quest to learn and educate themselves and others, had Buck Moorhead, a Certified Passive House Architect, speak and answer questions about what makes a house, a home, or a building, use less energy, be more energy efficient, save money for those living within, increase their comfort throughout the year, and much more, at their Tuesday, October 20, 2015, monthly meeting. United For Action…….unitedforaction.org Buck Moorhead, Certified [...]