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Saturday Jul 21 11 am youth-led Climate March

youth-led Climate March, “Zero Hour”, on Saturday, July 21 starting at 11-2 starting at Columbus Circle.  They are inviting adult allies like us to join and support them. The organizers are NYC public high school students.  Bring your students, kids,

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wed july 18 11am support phase out coal

Join us at the hearing in Long Island City to support phasing out coal and replacing it with clean energy, not dirty fracked gas  or biomass — RSVP today! Here are the hearing details: WHAT: Power Plant Pollution Protection – Public Hearing, Long

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Mon June 18 5:30 picket Cuomo on fossil fuels at the Plaza

Picket Cuomo – Off Fossil Fuels!   Monday, June 18 5:30 – 7:00 pm   The Plaza Hotel 768 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan Governor Cuomo is holding a fundraiser in Manhattan — and we’ll be there, urging him to move New

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Eco Art and Design Student Works

    After keeping a consumption journal for 1 day (either by photographing every item they threw in the trash, or by writing names of each item), Prof. Milena Popov’s ART 191: Eco Art and Design students have created these artworks

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Field Trip with SUS 300

Students from the SUS 300 and their professor Popov went on 9/28/2017 on a boat ride with East River Ferry to evaluate the vulnerability of the New York City’s waterfront and to brainstorm what needs to done to protected the

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Field Trip with SUS 200

Prof. Popov and her SUS 200 students went on September 26, 2017 to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to experience and explore different climates along with corresponding plant habitats and adaptations around the world. Beside making observations, students were brainstorming changes

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Haikus from SUS 200 with Prof Popov

Wasteland Toxics in and out What goes around comes around Humanity’s gone   by Selina Li, Travis Stewart, Griselys Baez, and Johanna Alfaro  “Deforestation” Deforestation. People forced to relocate. Businesses will thrive. by Brittany Trimble and Ariana Villanueva

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OUR CLIMATE NOW: PROBLEMS AND STRATEGIES SUMMARY OF ENVIRONMENTAL TEACH –IN

  Summarized by Joan Hoffman, Pushker Kharecha, Kimberly Ong, Anna Orozco JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE MARCH 28, 2017 PROBLEMS: warming, executive orders and environmental injustices The entire climate system is warming! This includes the atmosphere, land, and most

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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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SUS Students Doing More Cool Things

Cuba! exhibit has recently opened at the American Museum of Natural History. On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 SUS 200: Introduction to Sustainability Studies students and their professor Milena Popov browsed through this exhibit exploring extraordinary biodiversity (including many endemic animal

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