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Activist letter to support NYC just retrofitting of buildings

Did you know that 70% of NYC’s massive climate pollution comes from oil and gas energy used to power buildings? Yes, much of that pollution is the result of wasted energy. For example, that moment during the winter when your

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Environmental Justice Activism Opportunities May 17, 19 & 22

1. Thursday  May 17th  Meeting to start planning for 9/8 Climate action in NYC 12 noon-1:30 pm 25 west 18th Street in Manhattan:  SEIU 32 BJ, auditorium B on the 5th floor goal: to plan for the climate action here.

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2018 EcoCinema Cafe Marathon Film Festival

Join us at the 2018 EcoCinema Cafe Marathon Film Festival 5th Annual EcoCinema Cafe Film Festival Website John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 W. 59th St, NY, NY 10019 Tues, April 24 through Thurs, April 26, 2018 Daytime films are

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Climate Teach-in

Tuesday March 28, 2017 1:40 pm, Haaren Hall Room 630 EVIDENCE AND IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE Dr. Pushker Kharecha Climate Scientist, Columbia Earth Institute LEGAL OPTIONS FOR FIGHTING BACK Kimberly Ong Esq. Environmental Lawyer NRDC: National Resources Defense Council LOCAL

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3rd Annual Environmental Film Festival April 12-14, 2016

April 12-14, 2016  EcoCinema Cafe -a Marathon Film Festival  Award-winning films morning till night! The John Jay College Sustainability and Environmental Justice (S– USEJ) program and the College’s Sustainability Council are co-hosting the 2016 EcoCinema Cafe. Award winning films will be shown from morning

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Massachussetts D.A. drops charges against two climate activists, citing the threat of climate change

On Monday, Bristol County, MA, District Attorney Sam Sutter surprised climate activists when he dropped criminal  charges against Ken Ward and Jay O’Hara, who had blocked a daily shipment of 40,000 toms of coal to the Brayton Point power plant

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Destruction creations: Powerful portraits of pollution

What an amazing world we live in– even when we’re destroying it. Photographer Alex MacLean recently traveled to the Alberta oil sands to document the simultaneously beautiful and disturbing realities of Canada’s economic engine. The oil sands are being exploited in the

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Recycled art using materials from Beijing building sites on display in NYC

The beauty of reusable materials is on full display in a public exhibit of two majestically crafted birds hanging from the ceiling at St. John the Divine cathedral in upper Manhattan (1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street).  Chinese contemporary artist Xu Bing

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