News & Events
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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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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17 Jul

Press Release: Announcing “Green Collar Jobs: Making a Living, Forging a Better World”

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: September 16 CONTACTS: Ian Stevenson (202) 680-3299 Fritzi Bodenheimer (929) 276-4232 350Brooklyn and Brooklyn Public Library Announce “Green Collar Jobs: Making a Living, Forging a Better World” September 16    Series Engages Brooklynites in Accessible Solutions to the Climate Crisis 350Brooklyn and Brooklyn Public Library continue their three-part summer 2020 […]

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