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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Join scholars and artists concerned about our material world given the problems associated with climate change at an all-day conference on September 10, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan. From the conference publicity: …

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Join the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center at the opening reception for the art exhibition World of Matter on September 9, 2014, at 6 p.m at the James Gallery (365 Fifth Avenue, Room 5103, Manhattan).  The exhibition …

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As a lead-up to the People’s Climate March, come to the launch of a brand new film, Disruption, about the science, politics, and social movement around the problem of climate change. Sunday, September 7, 7:00 PM The NEW Tishman Auditorium 63 …

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The New York Times recently published the conclusions of a leaked U.N. draft report on the effects of unchecked greenhouse gas emissions, which finds that they are already threatening to be more of a global crisis than the political process can solve alone. …

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