News & Events
3 Aug

08/06 – Get On The Bus To Albany!

As we all know, this past spring our Albany legislators utterly failed to address the climate crisis. The Climate and Community Investment Act didn’t even move past the committee stage, and a half dozen other bills that proposed climate solutions were similarly stonewalled. Want to do something? On August 6th, New York Youth Climate Leaders […]

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2 Aug

Picnic in the Park – August 5th!

Mark your calendar for our August 5th in-person social at Prospect Park!

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19 Jun

Next General Meeting – July 8th

Sign up for our July meeting with Anthony Karefa Rogers-Wright, Director of Environmental Justice at New York. Corporate America is full of “solutions” to the climate crisis. What are these visions for the future and why should we in the climate movement be skeptical? Lawyers for the Public Interest, explain all this to us.

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26 May

WATCH: I support the CCIA

Watch and share the new "I support the CCIA" video from NY Renews, showing New Yorkers’ strong support of the Climate and Community Investment Act.

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18 May

Next General Meeting – June 10th

Sign up for our June meeting with Wendy Greenspun. We will identify some important ways climate activists can understand and honor painful emotions, build tools for preventing burnout, and develop strategies to build ongoing emotional sustainability. Sharing of examples, discussion and resources will be included.

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25 Apr

Next General Meeting – May 13th

How can climate activists inspire more people to get involved in confronting the climate emergency? Join us and special guest Jeff Berardelli (CBS) for a discussion at our May general meeting.

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1 Apr

Join Us to Bankrupt Line 3 – Stop the Money Pipeline on 4/17

STMP needs your help! On Saturday, April 17 a NYC Stop-the-Money-Pipeline coalition is planning a citywide action against banks that are funding the Line 3 pipeline. In the morning, the 350BK contingent will protest at multiple bank branches in Brooklyn and then join the larger rally at Blackrock headquarters and then Chase headquarters in Manhattan. The more people we have, the more branches we can hit!

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30 Mar

Sign up for Climate, Jobs, and Justice Week

On April 5th-9th NY Renews is organizing a big week of action to push both the Climate and Community Investment Act in Albany and the THRIVE Act in Washington. Both of these would direct real money towards renewable energy, good jobs, and environmental justice. There will be phone calls to make, (virtual) lobby visits to […]

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30 Mar

Next General Meeting – April 8th

What is “nature” for? Recreation? Contemplation? Supporting biodiversity? Cleaning our air and producing our food? Sign up for our April general meeting where we will explore Brooklyn’s natural world.

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7 Mar

Say it with a song: Pass the CCIA!

The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, passed by the NY State Legislature in 2019, requires our state to move rapidly off fossil fuels – but the law can only reach its full potential if we also pass the Climate Community Investment Act. This new bill would make companies pay for their greenhouse gas emissions. NY Renews, the statewide coalition pushing this essential climate bill, is asking its member groups to send our legislators a musical message.

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27 Feb

Next General Meeting – March 11th

Sign up for our March meeting where we will ask the question: "How might we achieve a green and just recovery for New York City?" Panelists include Costa Constantinides, Maritza Silva-Farrell, and Thaddeus Pawlowski.

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9 Feb

Protect What We Love – 02/13

Join us on Saturday, February 13, as we lead a parade of resisters to the proposed Gowanus fracked gas power plant. We’ll meet at the Thomas Greene Park in Gowanus at 2 pm. We will then march at a leisurely pace to accommodate families and kids through the Gowanus neighborhood – one of the neighborhoods […]

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29 Jan

Write A Letter to the Editor to Pass the CCIA!

NY Renews is fully geared up to get the Climate and Community Investment Act passed in this legislative session and they could use your help. Can you write a letter to the editor to one of our many local papers? Local elected officials read their local papers and so your letter can have a real impact. […]

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24 Jan

Ask Congress to support rooftop solar

Send a message to your legislators requesting they allow solar owners to take a cash grant option instead of a tax credit, which will help lower income bracket home owners.

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23 Jan

Carbon Free January Week 4 – “Carbon free electricity”

Now that you have the swing of this, let’s bring on the biggest personal challenge yet! In week four we’ll attempt to make zero waste, or at least make less trips to empty our trash! Learn the five secrets of zero waste living.

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16 Jan

Carbon Free January Week 3 – “Waste Free”

Now that you have the swing of this, let’s bring on the biggest personal challenge yet! In week four we’ll attempt to make zero waste, or at least make less trips to empty our trash! Learn the five secrets of zero waste living.

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11 Jan

Carbon Free Week 2 Actions #2

Got more time? Let’s support green transportation with electric school buses! Join 350BK’s Power Hour on Monday (Jan 11) from 12-1 pm, to contact our elected officials about the NY City Council Electric School Bus Bill (0455-2018) Click “Take Action” to sign up for the log-in info. (Join us even if you can’t stay the […]

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11 Jan

Carbon Free Week 2 Actions #1

Got 2 minutes? Support Bill S8517 / A10600 requiring schools to provide plant-based meals in food service. Please contact your New York State Senator and Assembly person now and urge them to pass this law.

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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

Next Meeting – January 14

Sign up for our January meeting where we will hear about the prospects for serious climate legislation at the Federal level. We are excited to host Michael Burger, the Executive Director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School.

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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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