Watch for it and vote yes! This November, we will decide whether the state constitution should be amended to include a right to clean air and water, as well as a “healthy environment”, aka the Green Amendment! Who wouldn’t want that? Turns out, we may be facing some tough opposition. Read this article to learn more.
Yes, you read that right! A lucky winner will go home with a 2020 Tesla Model 3, ($36,000) ARV, in the Friends of Rogers Electric Car Raffle 2021. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $25, 15 for $50, 35 for $100 or 200 for $500 and benefit Friends of Rogers Environmental Education Center.
We will be engaging in over 40 lobby visits, dozens of distributed rallies, a huge kick off call, daily social media actions, a town hall with Senator Schumer himself, and much more. And we’re doing all of this in a single week. Here are two ways you can take action now!
Cornell has multiple maps that outline the eco-friendly features on every corner of campus. Check out the maps here!
Looking to compost on campus? Want to manage your food-related waste better this semester? Interested in reducing your impact on climate change? Become a certified Residential Composter. Available to students & staff living in on-campus housing.
Today, March 19th, is the day of Global (Virtual) Climate Strike. This is your CALL TO ACTION! Make a sign, snap a pic, tag your reps & hashtag it, & Demand Climate Justice! More info provided by Sunrise Ithaca here.
Each spring and fall, VINES select a limited number of households to receive either a raised bed built in their backyard or up to 10 grow bags. Anyone who lives in the City of Binghamton, Johnson City, Endwell, or Endicott is eligible for the program. More information on eligibility and the program in general can be found here.
Chef Mike Boise and winemaker Nancy Gable joined forces to create Salt of the Earth, a hip little joint in Union Springs (on the northeast side of Cayuga Lake).
While the Finger Lakes is being considered for a National Heritage Designation by Congress, the small Town of Torrey and Greenidge could make a decision that would forever harm this gem of a region we call home. Burning dirty fossil fuels, warming our water, killing our aquatic life, and generating noise is completely antithetical to our way of life- one that would negatively impact our air, our environment, our water, and our agri-tourism economy- for generations to come- in the midst of global climate change. It’s inconceivable. We cannot allow this to happen.
Ithaca Tenants Union has put together this great resource for renters in upstate NY. Take advantage of it and make sure you know your rights!!
Join the League of Women Voters of Tompkins County (LWVTC) at 7:00 PM TOMORROW (Thursday March 11), for a virtual Candidates’ Debate between Leslie Schill and Veronica Pillar. They are running for the special election taking place on March 23rd, for Tompkins County Legislative District 2.
YOU CAN HELP get an energy efficiency NYS Assembly bill moving toward a vote! What to do…
The National Park Service invites public comments through June 1st to evaluate the eligibility of the Finger Lakes region as a National Heritage Area. But what would this mean for the Finger Lakes?
New York’s Climate Leadership & Community Protection Act (CLCPA) mandates that we get off of fossil fuels and invest in frontline communities — eventually, the fossil fuel industry will be irrelevant. Unsurprisingly, they’re pushing back. NY Renews just released a new report detailing five “false solutions” that the gas industry puts forward to seem “clean” and “green”, but in reality are just as dirty as their fossil fuel counterparts. So what to do?
Women, Climate, and more! Catch a climate-action film, learn about the pros and cons of ranked-choice voting, or build your gardening skills! Click through our March calendar to peruse the many ways to participate in the movement.