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11 Jan

Carbon Free January Week 2 – “Meat Free”

Our challenge for week 2 of going carbon free is to go meat free for the entire week!  Instead, we will relish in all things vegan and eat our way to a more sustainable world. Join the challenge and share your favorite meat-free resources!

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30 Dec

To Our 350Brooklyn Community

As we approach the turn of the year when the nights are long and when we are isolated indoors by both the weather and the pandemic, we’d like to reflect on our experiences of this past year and express our hopes for 2021.

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30 Dec

Carbon Free January Week 1 – (Car)bon Free

Welcome to week 1 of going carbon free. Our challenge this week is to go car free for the entire week! We know most of you New Yorkers don’t have a car, so you’re already living a more carbon free life than the rest of the country— good job! We are lucky to live in a city that has great public transportation, but in the midst of the pandemic, you may be using a car more than usual. This week, instead of taking an uber or taxi, let’s pedal, walk or float on our merry way to becoming a fully sustainable city!

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30 Dec

Carbon Free January

All year, climate activists march, lobby, write letters, make phone calls, and do whatever we think will lead to the big systemic change needed to counter the climate crisis. But as January nears, and we are making our new year’s resolutions, we wanted to look more deeply at our own personal choices.

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29 Dec

How to Buy (or Not Buy) an Electric Vehicle (EV)

By Ben Kogan Ben Kogan is the founder of Reusable Solutions and a member of 350Brooklyn who is participating in the Carbon Free January Challenge. Learn more here. Hello, my name is Ben Kogan, you may know me as the guy who always has a musical instrument on hand on zoom calls. I’ve been curious […]

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6 Dec

350Brooklyn Families Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids

 Aligning your hopes for our climate with the pressure of buying holiday gifts for kids is really hard, even in a normal year. We’ve compiled a few gift ideas for budding climate activists and kids of climate activists. We hope it helps and please join us on Facebook to share your ideas too!    Books  […]

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23 Nov

Next Meeting – December 10

350Brooklyn December Meeting (Public) Power to the People! Thursday December 10, 7:30 pm Come learn about the campaign for Public Power! The public power campaign seeks to get public utilities under public control. Instead of for-profit corporations further enriching themselves off of climate-destroying fossil fuels, the campaign aims to create a publicly-owned democratically-run utility with […]

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9 Nov

Next Meeting – November 12

November Monthly Meeting Thursday November 12, 2020, 7:30 pm Help draft 350Brooklyn’s blueprint for 2021 at our November monthly meeting. We’ll hear updates from all of our campaigns and committees and brainstorm how to keep moving forward. Learn more about our fight against a fossil-fueled peaker plant in Sunset Park, our campaigns for a Renewable […]

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24 Sep

Next Meeting – October 8

350Brooklyn Monthly Meeting Thursday October 8th, 7:30pm Renewing New York: The Work Ahead NY Renews, a statewide coalition of over 230 organizations, is in the forefront of innovative state-level climate legislation. 350Brooklyn is a proud member of this coalition, which pushed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) over the finish line in Albany […]

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31 Aug

Next Meeting – September 10

September Monthly Meeting Thursday September 10, 2020, 7:30 pm While the hour is late, our September meeting will focus on several ways you can still work to get out the vote and push candidates to be stronger climate champions. We will hear from Jenny Marienau, campaign manager at 350 Action and from Saad Amer, founder […]

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25 Aug

08/29 – Shoe Strike for Climate Justice

If you still want to protest, and march, and yell for climate action but don’t want to risk in-person events… send us your shoes! We are planning a SHOE STRIKE on August 29th, as part of a global action calling for strong climate action and in particular a demand for climate justice for the most […]

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29 Jul

Week 5 – The Plastic Free Challenge!

For the final week of our Plastic Free July Challenge, we’re focusing on making our own products. To get recipes for tooth powder, deodorant and more, please join our Plastic-free Facebook group. Your efforts don’t have to end in July— let’s all keep being plastic free for the sea! P.S. Post a pic and tag […]

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24 Jul

Microplastics Madness – August 13

Thursday August 13, 6pm “Microplastic Madness” film screening Sign up via Zoom Join 350 Brooklyn on August 13th for a virtual screening of the award winning and inspiring documentary, “Microplastic Madness“.  In lieu of our general meeting we will screen the film at 6 pm EST, followed by a 7:30 pm EST Q&A with Producer/Director […]

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22 Jul

Week 4 – The Plastic Free Challenge!

For week 4 of our Plastic Free July Challenge, we’re encouraging people to switch to naked products that don’t have plastic packaging. Share your recipes and resources for “going naked” in our Facbeook group and sign up for the final week of our Plastic Free July Challenge here. P.S. Post a pic and tag us […]

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22 Jul

Climate Wednesdays July 22

July 22: Where to Next? Fossil-Free Transportation in a Pandemic and Beyond 350Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Branch at Grand Army Plaza will host a three-part summer 2020 online series, Climate Wednesdays: Solutions for a Cooler Brooklyn. The first of these will focus on transportation, which is the # 2 source of greenhouse […]

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15 Jul

Week 3 – The Plastic Free July Challenge!

For week 3 of our Plastic Free July Challenge, we’re encouraging people to use plastic-free storage and cleaning products. Share your recipes for cleaning products and resources for plastic free containers in our Facebook group. Sign up for our Plastic Free July Challenge here. P.S. Post a pic and tag us @350Brooklyn on FB or […]

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8 Jul

Next Meeting – July 9

July Monthly Meeting Thursday July 9, 2020, 7:30 pm Our July meeting couldn’t be more timely.  An insightful panel of speakers, including Marl Winston Griffith of the Brooklyn Movement Center and Dominique Thomas of 350.org, will offer their thought on the intersection of climate justice, activism, and white supremacy. A Q&A session will follow.  Please […]

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8 Jul

Week 2 – The Plastic Free July Challenge!

For week 2 of our Plastic Free July Challenge, we’re encouraging people to leave the plastic out of their grocery carts. For tips and resources sign up for our 350 Brooklyn Plastic Free July Challenge here. P.S. Post a pic and tag us @350 Brooklyn on FB or IG and use #plasticfreejuly350BK to be entered […]

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1 Jul

Week 1 – The Plastic Free July Challenge!

For week 1 of our Plastic Free July Challenge, we’re encouraging people to BYOX – bring your own everything! For tips and resources, particularly during Covid-19, sign up for our 350 Brooklyn Plastic Free July Challenge here. P.S. Post a pic and tag us @350 Brooklyn on FB or IG and use #plasticfreejuly350BK to be […]

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27 Jun

Sign up for Plastic Free July

If you feel frustrated like we do about the plastic problem, join us in committing to reduce your personal plastic use. By taking the challenge, each week you’ll get an email with 1) tips to plan ahead and keep you motivated, and 2) an action you can take as part of a collective effort to […]

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27 Jun

#DefundThePolice – Call your Councilmember

Demand an end to racist and deadly police practices Call your councilmember to ask them to push for a cut of at least $1 billion from the NY Police Department’s nearly $6 billion budget, and invest that money in low-income, under-resourced communities of color around the city .

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24 Jun

Take the Plastic Free July Challenge!

Single-use plastics like bottles, straws, bags, and utensils, stick around long after you use them, breaking down into microplastics. In fact, the average person ingests about a credit card’s worth of plastic each week. Additionally, 99% of plastic comes from fossil fuels, one of the biggest contributors to the climate crisis. Help be part of […]

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5 Jun

Next Meeting – June 11

350Brooklyn Monthly Meeting June 11, 2020, 7:30 pm Online Event https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88101839208 Join our monthly meeting for updates on campaigns, upcoming actions and to listen to two different perspectives on the relationship between Covid-19 and Climate Change. Climate journalist Yessenia Funes, senior staff writer at Earther@Gizmodo, will discuss how the coronavirus pandemic offers a rare opportunity […]

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8 May

Next Meeting – May 14

Next General Meeting: The Covid Pandemic and the Fossil Fuel Economy Thursday, May 14, 7:30 PM Web:  Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 827 3937 1344 Password: 586165 One tap mobile +16468769923,,82739371344#,,1#,586165# US (New York) +13017158592,,82739371344#,,1#,586165# US (Germantown) Sheltering in place, working and learning at home: with so many people staying put, oil markets are in […]

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2 May

Virtual Rally to Stop the Pipeline – May 4

Calling all pipeline fighters!  Join us in a virtual rally to stop the Williams pipeline this upcoming Monday, May 4 from 12PM to 1PM.  With special guest Bill McKibben! New York State will make a decision on whether to approve the pipeline by May 17, 2020. So, we want to urge Governor Cuomo and the Department […]

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