Updates – Page 3

Next Meeting January 17

January 17, 7:30: Monthly Meeting, 350Brooklyn.org Park Slope United Methodist Church 410 6th Avenue, Brooklyn Join us for our January meeting.  Our featured speaker will be Patrick Robbins from SANE Energy Project who will update us on the current state of play regarding building Offshore Wind in New York.  After the general meeting, committees will (More...)

The End of the Line (Movie Screening)

January 13, 7:30: Film  “The End of the Line” Park Slope United Methodist Church 410 6th Ave, Brooklyn All are invited to this free screening of The End of the Line, the true story of a coalition of farmers, activists, constitutional conservatives and religious orders, who joined together and defeated the controversial Bluegrass Pipeline. Doors (More...)

Day Against Denial

January 9, 7 pm:  Rally—Chuck, Step It Up! 9 Prospect Park West Rally to tell Senator Charles Schumer that we want him to ensure that Trump’s climate-denying nominees are denied confirmation.  Trump’s climate change deniers  include the CEO of Exxon, Rex Tillerson, who has spent his career sowing climate change doubt and raiding the future (More...)

Divest New York City from Fossil Fuels!

New York City should immediately freeze any new investments in fossil fuels and divest from direct ownership in any commingled funds that include fossil fuel public equities and corporate bonds within 5 years. This is so crucial — it’s time to divest from destruction. Please sign! Read more… (More...)

Dec 15 #DivestNY Action Recap

New Yorkers brave cold to turn up the heat on New York to divest from fossil fuels We <3 New York. That’s why, earlier today myself and 50 committed New Yorkers braved frigid December morning temperatures rallying outside the Manhattan Municipal Building representing pensioners, retirees, teachers, students, faith, and climate-impacted communities. We were there to (More...)

Dec. 20th Bus from NYC: Tell LIPA it’s time for Offshore Wind!

Get on the bus! Tell the Long Island Power Authority: It’s time to decide! After many delays, LIPA is poised to vote on Tuesday, December 20th to purchase power from the South Fork wind area. This vote is the green light for the project to proceed — and, paired with the 5,000 MW commitment from (More...)

NY Renews: the NYC Town Hall

Thursday, December 8, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Friends Meeting House, 15 Rutherford Place , New York, NY 10003 Organizations from across NYC are coming together to transform New York: good jobs, climate justice, and 100% clean, renewable energy. Come make history with us! ***WE ARE IN A MOMENT OF CRISIS ON CLIMATE RIGHT NOW. (More...)

General Meeting, December 13th, 7:30pm

New location: Park Slope United Methodist, 410 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215 Join us for our December general meeting and holiday gathering (if you can, please bring something to eat or drink!) Our featured speaker will be Nancy Romer, who has just returned from the Standing Rock encampment in the Dakotas. You can also learn (More...)

Exxon CEO for Secretary of State?

Donald Trump is reportedly considering ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State. This Cabinet pick might be one of the worst yet (and that’s saying something). Sign this petition to stop him! (More...)

Solar One Energy Saving Workshops

Please see the events calendar above for specific times and locations on December 6-7. Have you ever wondered how electricity is generated? Or how to save more on your bill? Join Solar One for a workshop on saving energy at home. During the workshop participants will learn how to conduct an energy audit, discover methods (More...)