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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 [...]

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 [...]

VANDANA SHIVA on SUSTAINABILITY

August 22, 2015 // 1 Comment

VANDANA SHIVA ON SUSTAINABILITY DOCUMENTARY CLIENT: FIELD OF VIEW . SUSTAINED FORMAT: Documentary TASKS: Full Production DIRECTOR: Ralf Luethy " Vandana Shiva on sustainability " is the second single from the third part of the film Field of View 's ' SUSTAINABLE' series in English. Dr. Vandana Shiva is an Indian scientist and social activist . For their dedication in the fields of environmental protection , biodiversity, women's rights and sustainability it has won several awards . She was the 1993 Right Livelihood Award - unofficially known as the Alternatie Nobel Prize - awarded because it [...]

India looks to invest $1 billion into renewable energy over coming few years

November 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

India looks to invest $1 billion into renewable energy over coming few years Zachary Shahan (@zshahan3) Energy / Renewable Energy November 15, 2014         © Make in India   $1 billion, not $1 million. India has also increased its renewable energy capacity target from 22 gigawatts by 2022 to 100 gigawatts by 2019. These announcements are somewhat staggering. I’ve long said that developing countries are going to leapfrog the giant thermal power plants of and go straight into the decentralized, renewable energy (especially solar energy) future. Over 1.2 billion [...]

Climate Conversations: Why the UN’s Climate Summit is Important to All of Us

November 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

  In the week leading up to the People’s Climate March and the UN Climate Summit, the Church of the Holy Trinity held an important panel discussion that explored the reasons why we should care about a successful Climate Summit, for our economy, our community and the generations that will follow us. Steve Knight, a GreenFaith fellow and a member of 350NYC moderates, Lisa DiCaprio of NYU, 350NYC and Sierra Club discusses, “What is the current status of climate negotiations”…….(3:51 to 16:15) Yvonne O’Neal, of the UN’s CoNGO Committee on Sustainable [...]