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NYC Safe Energy Coalition 9/3

New York City Safe Energy Coalition, is devoted to closing Indian Point, growing the renewable energy industry, and making NYC buildings more efficient. The group meets the first and third Thursday of every month. at 6:30 pm for a potluck and 7:00 pm sharp for the meeting. Meetings are at the NYU School of Law, Furman Hall, seminar room 120, near Washington Square Park, 245 Sullivan St, btw W 3rd & W 4th Sts.

The Waters are Rising: Sustainability Series September 9/9

Sierra Club’s Sustainability Series begins on September 9 with a program, “The Waters are Rising: How Will NYC & NY State Respond? Speakers include Cynthia Rosenzweig NASA, NY Senator Brad Hoylman, and Dan Zarilli, Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency of NYC. Program is at Seafarer’s & International House, 123 E. 15th St., corner of Irving Place. Doors open at 6:30; program starts at 7:00 PM. For more information, click here.

Humpback Whales and a Whale Watch 9/17

Humpback whales have returned to New York City. On 9/17, Gotham Whale will present their findings and explain why whales and dolphins are so recently coming back to an area of such high human activity, yet rich in wildlife. In addition, we are planning to join a whale-watching trip on October 18th. For details, click here.

South Bronx Enviro Justice Tour 9/20

Resident members of South Bronx Unite, a local environmental justice organization, will lead a waterfront walking tour of landmark sites throughout the Mott Haven-Port Morris neighborhood of the South Bronx as well as sites along the Mott Haven-Port Morris Waterfront Plan, a community-designed blueprint for alternatives to decades of policies that have perpetuated air quality degradation and unjust land use. Meet: Mott Haven Bar & Grill (1 Bruckner Blvd) RSVP