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27 Oct

Climate Smart Energy

Climate Smart Energy: Heating, Cooling and Turning the Lights On Brooklyn Public Library, October 16, 2019 ACTIONS AND RESOURCES Meeting New York State’s Climate Goals New York State’s climate goals require a 40 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels by 2030 and an 85 percent reduction by 2050. To meet these goals, […]


23 Oct

Climate Wednesdays Fall 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Eva Welchman PHONE: 646-258-2373 EMAIL: 350BROOKLYN AND BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNOUNCE CLIMATE WEDNESDAYS MONTHLY EDUCATIONAL SERIES TO ENGAGE CITIZENS IN ACCESSIBLE SOLUTIONS TO THE CLIMATE CRISIS   Brooklyn, New York, August 19, 2019 — 350Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Branch at Grand Army Plaza will host Climate Wednesdays: […]


30 Mar

[2019.3.25] Community News: 350BK Families, the BYOBag Act, and more

350Brooklyners have been busy! On March 15, the Stop the Williams Coalition held a press conference and rally at City Hall to announce the opposition of the pipeline by 60 elected officials, who’ve signed a letter asking Governor Cuomo to reject the project. Afterwards, members joined in solidarity with the hundreds of young people who […]


17 Mar

[2019.3.11] Community News: March 14 Monthly Meeting; March 15 Day of Action; and more

March 14: 350Brooklyn Monthly Meeting 7:30 pm, Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue Join us for our monthly meeting when expert Charles Komanoff will explain the complexity of congestion pricing, an international solution to urban emissions. And we’ll get updates on our many current campaigns. If you’re not already involved in one, you can see which […]


31 Oct

[10.26.17] Join Us for Sandy5 and the Halloween Parade

Our Climate Solutions Town Hall on Tuesday was a huge success! A packed house had a clear message for our legislators: they must lead on climate. Stay tuned for more detailed report on the event. The refrain of the evening was this: we must organize and demand change, because corporations and politicians won’t change on […]


31 Oct

[10.19.17] October 24: Tell Your Legislators They Must Lead on Climate

Less than a week until our Town Hall. Don’t Forget to Get Your Free Ticket! At least seven state legislators have already committed to attend our October 24 Town Hall. This is an important opportunity for Brooklynites to tell them we are serious about climate change, and they must provide serious leadership and take aggressive […]


31 Oct

[10.6.17] Next Meeting October 12; You Can Help Stop the Williams Pipeline

Next General Meeting October 12 7:30 pm, Brooklyn Commons Café, 388 Atlantic Ave From Standing Rock to the Rockaways, the fossil fuel industry is trying to lock us into the fuels of the past with new and unnecessary infrastructure. Local action, like our campaign to stop the Williams Pipeline, is more important than ever. Our […]


31 Oct

[9.27.17] Climate Solutions Town Hall on October 24th

Get Your Free Tickets to the Climate Solutions Town Hall on October 24th 7 pm, Brooklyn College Student Center, Gold Room, 2705 Campus Road Free Event – Advanced Registration Required As part of the Superstorm Sandy fifth anniversary week of action, 350Brooklyn and Brooklyn College Urban Sustainability Program are hosting a Town Hall on climate […]


12 Sep

[9.12.17] Can you be there on Thursday to tell the Governor he must lead on climate?

September 14: What is Governor Cuomo doing, and not doing, on climate? Next General Meeting: September 14 with Counsel to the Governor, Alphonso David 7:30 pm, Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue The unprecedented strength of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have demonstrated vividly the destruction climate change can cause. Yet the Trump Administration is gutting the […]


9 Sep

[9.9.17] This Week: Help Us Send a Message to Governor Cuomo

Next General Meeting: September 14, 7:30pm, Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue with Special Guest: Counsel to the Governor, Alphonso David Deadly natural disasters–from flooding in Texas and South Asia to fires in the western US to Hurricane Irma–have been dominating the news. Every one of them is made worse by climate change, yet politicians refuse […]


29 Aug

[8.29.17] Unnatural Disaster: Join a vigil for Harvey’s victims Wednesday and take a stand against climate denial

On Wednesday, join 350Brooklyn and your fellow New Yorkers as we gather at the Exxon Building in Midtown Manhattan to mourn the lives, homes, and livelihoods lost to Hurricane Harvey. We will reckon with the reckless greed and corruption responsible for this crisis, and gather up donations and collective courage for the road ahead. Here […]


26 Aug

[8.26.17] URGENT: tell Cuomo carbon taxes matter!

Dear 350 Brooklynite, We don’t email you often, but when we do, it’s critical. This is one of those times. Carbon taxes are essential to moderating out-of-control carbon emissions. New York State does not have a carbon tax. We need to change that. Senior representatives from Governor Cuomo’s office are coming to our General Meeting […]


25 Aug

[8.25.17] Your Voice is Needed

On Charlottesville350Brooklyn stands with those recovering from the violence and racism displayed in Charlottesville, and with all those on the front lines in the fight against white supremacy. The struggle against racism is intimately bound with the struggle against climate injustice and economic inequality. There is no place for racism and hatred in a just […]


8 Aug

[8.8.17] Picnic in the Park This Thursday, August 10

Join us for a Picnic in the Park this Thursday! August 10, 6:30pm, Long Meadow Relax and have some fun in Prospect Park with a potluck picnic on Thursday, August 10. (Not August 11 as stated in previous newsletter.) Meet at the end of Long Meadow nearest Grand Army Plaza at 6:30pm. Bring your family, […]


25 Jul

[7.25.17] Civic Fest Tonight; Stop the Dirty Energy Bill

Have some Fun Tonight: GetOrganized Brooklyn Civic Fest350Brooklyn will join other local groups to celebrate the amazing work of Brooklyn activists and come together to move our work forward. Enjoy performances and get to know your fellow Brooklynites who are resisting injustice and building community. Join us at the Prospect Park Bandshell between 5-8 pm […]


11 Jul

[7.11.17] Monthly Meeting July 13; Join our Carbon Tax Campaign

Learn about Carbon Taxes and Get Involved at our Monthly MeetingThursday, July 13th, 7:30pmCommons Café, 388 Atlantic Ave Economist and policy analyst Charles Komanoff will speak about what carbon taxes are, how they work, the challenges of implementing them, and the critical role they can play in arresting runaway climate change. We’ll also discuss how […]


29 Jun

[6.29.17] 350Brooklyn Summer News

The IDC proved its colors and New Yorkers are fighting back!The eight democratic members of the Independent Democratic Conference claim they have joined the IDC to be able to pass progressive legislation, but as co-sponsors of the Climate and Community Protection Act (CCPA) they have proven their true colors and failed to bring it to […]


14 Jun

[6.14.17] New Strategic Campaigns: Get Involved!

Since the election of a climate change denier President and his fossil-fuel-funded cabinet, we’ve been reacting to one threat after another: attacks on the EPA, rolling back the Clean Power Plan, pulling out of the Paris Accords, and more. 350Brooklyn has a plan for a more strategic and effective action, putting efforts into grassroots organizing […]


1 Jun

[6.1.17] Trump to pull out of Paris: Call! Email! Rally!

Dear 350Brooklyn Members, Today President Trump is expected to announce that he intends to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accords.  Should Trump take this action, of all the world’s nations only the US, Syria, and Nicaragua would stand outside this historic agreement on climate change. Tell Trump what a serious mistake […]


25 May

[5.25.17] Next Meeting on June 8: Learn about Local Climate Justice Orgs

Next Meeting: June 8 
7:30pm at the Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue At the next monthly meeting learn about organizations that work for climate justice here in Brooklyn. We will focus on intersectionality and the connections between environmental, economic, and racial justice. Featuring Mark Winston-Griffith, educator, writer, and founder of the Brooklyn Movement Center and […]


8 May

[5/8/17] After the March: What Will You Do Next?

On the 100th day of Trump’s presidency, 350Brooklyn joined more than 300,000 people around the country at the People’s Climate March, demonstrating that we will not stand quietly by while this administration attempts to decimate the planet, harm the people who live on it, and rob future generations. And we’re not slowing down. Below you […]


27 Apr

[4.27.17] Where will you be on Trump’s 100th Day? See you in DC (Details)

On Saturday, we march for jobs, justice, and climate! If you don’t have a ticket and realize there is no place you would rather be on Trump’s 100th day than circling the White House in protest, you can still get a ticket at: One of our great graphic designers, Susan Weill, has an extra […]


17 Apr

[4.17.17] Power up the Outreach for the People’s

Dear Friends, While the media has been obsessed with palace intrigue, both Trump and the Republicans have enacted or introduced over 25 pieces of legislation that will be disastrous for our environment. We’ve put together a fact sheet with the 12 most egregious attacks for you to download.   Here are a few suggestions how […]


3 Apr

[4.3.17] Why We March

Why We March On April 29, the 100th day of Trump’s presidency, we will march in the streets of Washington D.C. to show our leaders and that Trump has not broken our will nor tempered our resolve. There will be sister marches all over the country and abroad. Trump and Republican actions introduced since January […]


20 Mar

[3.20.17] Fighting Back Against EPA Cuts

Fighting Back Against EPA Cuts You’ve probably heard the bad news. Scott Pruitt, the head ofthe EPA, doesn’t believe that carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming (he’s wrong, obviously) and Trump wants to cut the EPA budget by 31 percent (that’s a terrible idea, of course). Drastically cutting back the EPA’s budget […]