Population and Climate Change, Feb 10-NYC Sustainability Series
Elizabeth Burleson, Burleson Institute and Legal Advisor to IUCN Climate Talks, “Population and Water/Environment.” and Mark Harris, author of Grave Matters, A Journey to A Natural Way of Burial, “NYS End of Life Options. Program held at SEAFARERS AND INTERNATIONAL HOUSE, 123 E. 15th St, corner of Irving Place, Manhattan.
Doors open at 6:30 for refreshments and Programs start at 7:00PM. See http://nyc.sierraclub.org/sustainability-program-spring-2016/ for details.
For more about the Sustainability Series click here.
Win Wind at City Hall, Feb. 18
Next Thursday, February 18th, the campaign to make offshore wind energy a reality for New York starts and we want you to be there! It’s time to start building the renewable economy that will power our future. Offshore wind power is going to be an essential part of that future, with tremendous potential to mitigate climate change, create good-paying jobs, and build a new American industry. So we’re collaborating with progressive organizations across the city for a big coalition rally to tell Mayor de Blasio to get offshore wind off the ground for NYC. Next Thursday, February 18th, at 11:00 AM the campaign to make offshore wind energy a reality for New York is starting off with a bang, and we want you to be there! RSVP HERE!
Waste Less Live Better Workshop, Feb. 18
NYC Sierra Club Queens Program: Join us in discovering ways to achieve “zero waste,” build community, and foster economic resilience in NYC. At Jewish Center of Jackson Heights, 3796 77th St., from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. For more information, click here.
Offshore Wind for New York City, Feb. 19th
This program presents four perspectives on the importance of offshore wind in providing renewable energy for New York City: wildlife, labor, environmental justice, and business. Join the discussion with panelists from Uprose, the National Wildlife Federation, IBEW, Deepwater Wind, with Prof. Mark Jacobson via Skype. At St, Peter’s Lutheran Church, 619 Lexington Ave. at 54th st at 6:00 PMM. Suggested donation $15, but no one is turned away.
Bag th Plastic: Impact of Plastic Bags on Our Environment, Feb. 25th
A conversation with Jennie Romer, Attorney and Founder, of plasticbaglaws. NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Room 914, between Thompson St. and LaGuadia Pl. Bring photo id to enter building.