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* Climate -- Chaos or JusticeClimate -- Chaos or Justice

Time: 7:00 PM

Join Brooklyn For Peace - Climate Action Committee at at the forum: Which Way Forward: Climate Chaos or Climate Justice at Memorial Presbyterian Church, 186 Saint Johns Place, Park Slope, Brooklyn. Trains: 2/3 to Grand Army Plaza or Q to 7th Ave (at Flatbush).


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* Disruption -- FilmDisruption -- Film

Time: 4:00 PM

A brand new movie about the science, politics, and movement around climate change. For more information, click this announcement.

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* Fish Killed 2 Make ElectricityFish Killed 2 Make Electricity

Time: 7:00 PM

BILLIONS OF FISH ARE SLAUGHTERED UNNECESSARILY TO MAKE OUR ELECTRICITY Speakers: Gil Hawkins, President of the Hudson River Fishermen's Association will talk about his group's findings & Rachel Treichler, Sierra Club Attorney for the Ravenswood Lawsuit will talk about the lawsuit that was filed this spring. Click this announcement for more information.

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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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* The Future of EnergyThe Future of Energy

Time: 6:30 PM

"The Future of Energy" is a positive film about the renewable energy revolution, and a love story about the countless individuals and communities that are re-imagining their relationships with the planet and with each other. The film focuses on solutions to climate change and advocates for the use of 100% renewable energy. For tickets, click this announcement.

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* GROUNDSWELL RISING - FilmGROUNDSWELL RISING - Film

Time: 6:00 PM

Our Fall season with a very special presentation to kickoff a very special weekend. GROUNDSWELL RISING documents a social movement that sprung forth from a heated debate over fracking and communities being sacrificed for the extraction of another fossil fuel. WHERE: Community Church NY Assembly Hall 40 East 35th St. btwn Park & Madison AvesWHERE: Community Church NY Assembly Hall 40 East 35th St. btwn Park & Madison Aves
ADMISSION: Free, donations appreciated SPECIAL GUEST - MARK LICHTY Executive Producer

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ADMISSION: Free, donations appreciated
SPECIAL GUEST - MARK LICHTY Executive Producer


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* WHY THE U.S. MUST LEAD WHY THE U.S. MUST LEAD

Time: 8:00 PM

A GLOBAL CLIMATE TREATY: WHY THE U.S. MUST LEAD: World leaders meet in NYC in September for a UN summit on climate change, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will call for an ambitious, legally binding agreement in 2015 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This program will focus on why we need that treaty and why we must mobilize support for the U.S. to assume a leading role in the treaty negotiations. Speakers include Mary Robinson, Sean Sweeney, and Donald Brown. For more information, click this announcement.

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* People's Climate MarchPeople's Climate March

In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a historic summit on climate change. With our future on the line and the whole world watching, we’ll take a stand to bend the course of history. Together, we’ll take to the streets to demand the world we know is within our reach: a world with an economy that works for people and the planet. A world safe from the ravages of climate change. A world with good jobs, clean air, and healthy communities for everyone. To change everything, we need everyone on board. September 20-21 in New York City. Join us. Click the announcement for more information.

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* Sunset Ecology CruiseSunset Ecology Cruise

Time: 3:00 PM

Join us for a special 3-hour narrated tour of Jamaica Bay aboard the “Golden Sunshine” out of Sheepshead Bay. Meet 2:30pm at Pier 4 (Emmons Ave. & Bedford Ave., Brooklyn), Sheepshead Bay Station on the Q train; exit 9 or 9a off the Belt Parkway. Learn history & ecology of the bay and see migrating hawks, falcons, and other birds. Leaders: Mickey Cohen, Don Riepe. Cost: /person ( kids under 16 -) includes narrated tour, wine & snacks. To reserve, send a check for /person to: American Littoral Society, c/o Don Riepe, 28 West 9th Road, Broad Channel, NY 11693.

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