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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 [...]

Tell Comptroller DiNapoli to Divest NYS from Fossil Fuels

April 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Photographs from Tell Comptroller DiNapoli to Divest NYS from Fossil Fuels ALL PHOTOGRAPHS by Marilyn Stern On Thursday, March 27, 2014, students and other groups rallied in downtown Manhattan in front of NYS Comptroller DiNapoli’s office building to urge him to divest all funds from fossil fuel corporations and reinvest those funds in alternative and renewable businesses. NYS Comptroller DiNapoli has made powerful statements warning about the risks of investing in fossil fuels and said, “Institutional investors must think over the long-term, which means that we must take environmental [...]

Tell Comptroller DiNapoli to Divest NYS from Fossil Fuels

March 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

  On Thursday, March 27, 2014, students and other groups rallied in downtown Manhattan in front of NYS Comptroller DiNapoli’s office building to urge him to divest all funds from fossil fuel corporations and reinvest those funds in alternative and renewable businesses. NYS Comptroller DiNapoli has made powerful statements warning about the risks of investing in fossil fuels and said, “Institutional investors must think over the long-term, which means that we must take environmental risks into consideration when we make investments.” Let’s help him make the right [...]

NEWS BRIEF Stop Keyston XL – Union Square in NYC

February 4, 2014 // 1 Comment

NEWS BRIEF Stop Keyston XL – Union Square in NYC NEWS BRIEF Stop Keyston XL – Union Square in NYC Friday, the State Department released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on Keystone XL, starting the official countdown to a final decision by President Obama on the pipeline. On Monday night rapid response rallies all around the country were held to make sure President Obama knows we’re still here in full [...]

Sierra Club NYC Endorsement of John Liu

September 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

Sierra Club NYC Endorsement of John Liu The Sierra Club NYC, along with other groups, holds an environmental press conference to endorse John Liu, the present NYC Comptroller, for the Democratic Party’s nomination for Mayor of NYC.  They also recount the list of environmental issues that John Liu has agreed to:  Opposition to selling and long term leasing of public assets; Putting Solar Power onto NYC Public building rooftops; Providing “Green Apple” bonds to upgrade NYC Public Buildings environmentally; Supporting companies that handle hazardous waste; Protecting aquatic [...]