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Extreme Realities: Free Movie Screening and Discussion, 9/17, 1:30 PM

Movie: Extreme Realities: Severe Weather, Climate Change, and Our National Security (60 minutes, 2014). This movie explores the rising threat of extreme weather and the effects climate change is already having on the geopolitical landscape around the world, the documentary focuses on recent political conflicts and severe weather events in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia, India, the Middle East, the United States, and the Arctic. Narrated by Matt Damon. PATAGONIA STORE, Greene St, NYC, (between Broome & Spring St), (2nd Floor),

Mobilizing to Defeat Climate Change, 9/20, 6:30 PM

Join AlterNet, the New Republic, and activists Bill McKibben, Reverend Lennox Yearwood Jr., and Elizabeth Yeampierre from 6:30-8:30 PM for a critical public conversation on climate change; its social, political, and biological impact; and what can be done now to arrest and where possible, reverse its deadly progress. At 333 W 23rd St, Silas Theatre, New York, NY 10011. Get your tickets here.


Presenters are: Antonia Daly, Board Member-Great Old Broads for Wilderness; Athan Manuel, Director-Lands Protection Program, National Sierra Club; Naomi Klein, Clip from “This Changes Everything,” discussing public lands. All programs are held at SEAFARERS AND INTERNATIONAL HOUSE, 123 E. 15th St, corner of Irving Place, Manhattan. Doors open at 6:40 for refreshments. Programs start at 7:00PM.

Lower East Side Ecology Center E-Waste and Composting Events

For a complete calendar of E-waste collection and compost education events, see here.