Call for environmental justice legislation: Recent threats to environmental protection will have an especially severe impact on people of color and low-income communities, who are disproportionately exposed to environmental health burdens – many of which have roots in intentionally discriminatory land …

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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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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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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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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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Photo: Rachel Sommers

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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