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* 'Measuring Sprawl Rprt Launch'Measuring Sprawl Rprt Launch

Time: 11:00 AM

On April 2, 2014, we’ll release Measuring Sprawl 2014 with new information about the state of development in the United States. The report will look at development patterns in 221 metropolitan areas across the country and evaluate which communities are the least and most sprawling in the country. Join us for this launch that will be hold online. For details and to register, click this announcement.

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* Screening: Triple DivideScreening: Triple Divide

Time: 1:00 PM

This investigative documentary film examined the impacts from fracking in the Marcellus Shale of Pennsylvania, revealed how water contamination was being covered up by the industry and the state, essentially rewriting water quality history in the United States by dismissing predrill tests. Q&A with the film’s directors follow the showing. The Riverside Church, Room 411 MLK, 490 Riverside Drive at W. 120th Street, Manhattan, Suggested Donation: .00

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* Extreme Weather&Climate ChangeExtreme Weather&Climate Change

Time: 6:00 PM

Can We Anticipate? Can We Adapt? In late March, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will issue a report by its Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability Working Group as part of its Fifth Assessment Report. On April 7, Princeton's Michael Oppenheimer will discuss New York City's climate plan as an example of both the obstacles and possibilities of long-term planning for climate change. The New School, Wolff Conference Room, 6 East 16th Street, Room 1103, New York.


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* Call: Ban Fracking ExportsCall: Ban Fracking Exports

Time: 9:00 PM

Join the Emergency Call to Ban Fracking Exports. Please join the Emergency Call to ban fracking exports on Wednesday night with Americans Against Fracking Science Advisor, Sandra Steingraber, Naomi Klein and Food & Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter. 559,726.1200; 599- 726-1200, code: 776632. Americans Against Fracking.

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* NYC Group ExcomNYC Group Excom

Time: 6:30 PM

The New York City Excom meets at 1115 Broadway, 11th fl. All Sierra Club members welcome

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* Upper Hudson WhitewaterUpper Hudson Whitewater

Time: 9:00 AM

It should be some great rafting - Just like April showers bring May flowers, and March snows bring April melt waters! Located in North River, NY. 1:30 hr past Albany. That's about 4 hrs from the city, so I'm planning on heading up Friday night and camping out. Rafting with White Water Challengers: • 4.5 - 6 hrs river time; • Class III & IV rapids; • Price includes on-river snack and cookout dinner after the trip; • Check in is 9am, expect to be done by 3pm or 4pm; • Each raft holds 8 people + a guide. For more information, click this announcement.

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* BEADS OF DESTRUCTION BEADS OF DESTRUCTION

Time: 6:30 PM

Tiny plastic beads used in toiletries–tens of millions of the–end up in the Great Lakes. Fist eat them. We eat the fish; Are they safe? Speaker Professor Sherry Mason, the State University of New York at Fredonia

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* Mount Manresa Candlelight ViglMount Manresa Candlelight Vigl

Time: 6:49 PM

The Committee to Save Mount Manresa" will hold a Candlelight Vigil tonight at Mount Manresa (239 Fingerboard Road on Staten Island NY.) The vigil is mourn the vicious massacre of hundreds of native Old Growth trees and animals this week at Mount Manresa by Savo Brothers builders. The vigil and walk around will include prayers, shared moments of silence and hope, and comfort for hearts that have been broken by the violence done to a place that was loved by so many. Participants are asked to meet at the entrance of Mount Manresa and to bring a candles.

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* Rebels with a CauseRebels with a Cause

Time: 4:30 PM

In the 1950s a small group of ordinary citizens in Northern California banded together to protect lands adjacent to to San Francisco's rampant development to preserve them for public recreation. But what begins as a regional effort evolved into a decades-long battle to preserve – our public lands. And it's a fight that goes all the way to the White House. Twice. So how did they do it? Showing on WLIW.

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* Brooklyn Boathouse at StakeBrooklyn Boathouse at Stake

Time: 6:30 PM

DEC and City Parks Foundation are having a public meeting about the status of the Newtown Creek Environmental Fund (from which the Boathouse is to be funded). It is VITAL that we demonstrate the depth of community support that exists for the Boathouse as well as the educational programming, community building, and advocacy work of the North Brooklyn Boat Club. For more information, click the announcement.

* Save Our SeaportSave Our Seaport

Time: 6:30 PM

The next SOS meeting will be on Wednesday , April 23rd in Conference Rooms 2 & 3 at St Margaret’s House 49 Fulton
Street 6:30 PM Please join us. The City’s hand-over of the Seaport continues ... Unless we stop it
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* Climate Change Demands ChangeClimate Change Demands Change

Climate Change Demands We Change. Why Aren't We? The 31st Social Research Conference. There is no issue more urgent than climate change, yet governments, corporations, and the public are reluctant to change. This conference examines the psychological factors, money and politics, and infrastructures that impede institutional change and the difficult choices that must be made to foster urban resilience in the face of climate change. For more information, click this announcement.

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* Climate Change Demands ChangeClimate Change Demands Change

Climate Change Demands We Change. Why Aren't We? The 31st Social Research Conference. There is no issue more urgent than climate change, yet governments, corporations, and the public are reluctant to change. This conference examines the psychological factors, money and politics, and infrastructures that impede institutional change and the difficult choices that must be made to foster urban resilience in the face of climate change. For more information, click this announcement.

* REsiliency NYC SeriesREsiliency NYC Series

Time: 6:00 PM

Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency & RE-Finance Made Easy.
At the “Gallery” John Haynes Holmes House 28 East 35th Street Manhattan. Please register at www.nyses.org. Registration -10 (no one turned away). Refreshments will be served. Doors open at 5:30pm. Co-Sponsors: Y Solar Energy Society - www.nyses.org; The Green Sanctuary Committee, CCNY, UU – www.ccny.org

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* Drug Take Back DayDrug Take Back Day

Rather than just flushing them down the toilet or tossing them in the garbage, you can turn in drugs that you no longer need. Click this announcement to find locations.

* New York Green FestivalNew York Green Festival

New York City Green Festival launches its third year April 26-27 at Pier 94! At Green Festival®, there is something for everyone interested in living a more sustainable and healthier life. Experience the widest selection of products and services to work green, play green and live green – from food, fashion and health, to energy, construction and design. For more information, click this announcement.

* March @ XL Pipeline in DCMarch @ XL Pipeline in DC

March in solidarity against Keystone XL in Washington, DC with a group of ranchers, farmers and tribal communities from along the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline route, called the Cowboy Indian Alliance who will set up camp near the White House to tell President Obama to reject the pipeline. Click this announcement for more.

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* New York Green FestivalNew York Green Festival

New York City Green Festival launches its third year April 26-27 at Pier 94! At Green Festival®, there is something for everyone interested in living a more sustainable and healthier life. Experience the widest selection of products and services to work green, play green and live green – from food, fashion and health, to energy, construction and design. For more information, click this announcement.

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