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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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* 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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* 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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