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Can Nuclear Power Save the Planet OR Is It Possible to Build Reactors Fast Enough to Save Us from Climate Change?

June 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

Can Nuclear Power Save the Planet OR Is It Possible to Build Reactors Fast Enough to Save Us from Climate Change? By Marilyn Elie Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition eliewestcan@gmail.com   Have you noticed a lot of articles lately about how good nuclear power is for the environment, especially as an answer to climate change? The Nuclear Energy Institute, the trade and publicity group for the industry is running a full court press on this topic right now. You can always tell an article based on NEI talking points.  It invariably starts out by calling nuclear energy carbon free – [...]

Donate to Stop the Bailout

September 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

    This video explains why New Yorkers should come together to fight the bailout for nuclear reactors that is happening in NYS right now and has been going on for the last year or so on a path to the tune of $7.6 billion dollars over 12 years. NYS energy ratepayers, that’s nearly every household throughout NYS, is subsidizing these nuclear energy corporations on their monthly bill and will continue to do so for 11 more years unless they are stopped.  This video represents one of the environmental groups that has launched a legal action to stop it and this is their outreach to [...]

Oily Banking #5

May 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

      Published on May 9, 2017 More info: www.revbilly.org Twitter: @RevBillyTalen Instagram: @RevBillyTalen Friend — A small and mighty contingent of the Stop Shopping Choir breached the commodity wall at Citibank, a major financier of Dakota Access Pipeline.  Mayfield and I on the floor, Dragonfly preaching and Amadeus anointing… I lay on the floor listening to Dragonfly and the incessant beeping of ATM’s, my limbs entwined with Mayfield’s, her pulse on my ankle. Let’s learn to be more vulnerable in these retail spaces, because these retail [...]

President Obama: Step Up For Climate Justice

December 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

President Obama: Step up for climate justice—before the climate denier takes office! www.climate@stopcorporateabuse.org The Corporate Accountability International Petition and Action Kit Organizational Petition: www.stopcorporateabuse.org/GCForgletter Individual Petition: www.stopcorporateabuse.org/resource/president-obama-step-climate-justice Catherine Skopic, Interfaith Moral Action on Climate;  Nancy Lorence, Metro NY Catholic Climate Movement and Joel Kupferman from NY Law and Environmental Justice Project, ask you to join them in signing the following petition  and passing this [...]

The Convergence Meeting’s Summary/Minutes of Sunday, September 11, 2016

September 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

  A coalition of anti-nuclear and anti-Indian Point groups and individuals have been meeting over the years to discuss their plans and actions, mostly meeting at the Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York.  After their meeting of September 11, 2016, some of them decided to make a trial video of that talk as a sort of summary or minutes.  They are hoping that this will enhance their activities.  The Environment TV is happy to assist in this endeavor. Table of Contents: -What is a Just Transition?……(00:39 to 2:13:19) -Not Needing Indian Point’s Energy [...]

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 [...]

Indian Point 11: Guilty and Proud

March 12, 2016 // 1 Comment

  Guilty and Proud, is the slogan of the Indian Point 11 as they appear in court to plead guilty for blocking the main entrance to the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant owned by Entergy. One hour prior to their court appearance, they held a press conference just outside the court house to explain the reasons for their actions and were available afterwards for more comments. Their message: Over the years, even decades, we have tried many lawful ways to bring to the public and government’s attention the needed actions to correct the violations and repeated accidents at this nuclear [...]

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 [...]

New York Activists Visit Albany To Protest The Latest LNG Regulations

October 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

  On October 30, 2013, New Yorkers from across the state rallied outside of  the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in Albany  to protest its latest regulations on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). The proposed regulations would lift a moratorium on LNG that followed a major explosion and death of 40 workers in Staten Island in 1973.The new regulations, or, more aptly, the lack thereof, would give a green light for the oil and gas industry to potentially build out a massive infrastructure for fracking, a delivery system designed to reap huge profits from the export of fracked [...]