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19 Oct

Climate Check: Stories and Solutions Presents Episode 2

Ceci Pineda, Executive Director of BK ROT Episode 2. Community, Compost and Climate goes live today By Eva Dean Eva Dean is the host of Climate Check: Stories and Solutions, and is a member of Climate Idea Exchange. October 20, 2021•Listen now anchor.fm•Spotify•Google Podcasts•Radio Public•Breaker•Apple•website In episode 2 of Climate Check, host Eva Dean chats […]

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21 Sep

Introducing Climate Check: Stories & Solutions

350Brooklyn’s monthly interview podcast launches today By Brynn Fuller-Becker Brynn Fuller-Becker is a member of Climate Idea Exchange. September 21, 2021•Listen nowanchor.fm•Spotify•website This has been a wild, crazy year. Not only has the pandemic swept across the world, but we are consistently seeing extreme weather batter our standards of living. From forest fires to flash […]

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10 Sep

Stop the Line 3 Pipeline

Support the indigenous activists and allies opposing the Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline that would bring nearly a million barrels of tar sands daily from Canada to Wisconsin. Sign this petition urging President Biden to stop the pipeline! We will be delivering petitions to bank branches the morning of Thursday, September 16th. Email  if you are […]

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25 Aug

Astoria NRG plant – Comments needed!

Public comments work! Submit yours now.

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25 Aug

Tell Us How You Really Feel about Electric School Buses!

Please take a few minutes to fill this questionnaire that will help us represent Electric School Bus attitudes and opinions to our elected representatives. We are looking to get 100 questionnaires filled out in the next month so that we can raise awareness of our results around National Drive Electric Week.

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25 Aug

Sign the Deadline Glasgow petition

Stop the Money Pipeline Coalition’s Deadline Glasgow initiative is gathering tens of thousands of signatures on a petition to demand that the US government and financial institutions stop funding the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure and the destruction of tropical forests before the Glasgow Climate Talks on November 1, 2021.

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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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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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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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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

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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