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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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