The time for incrementalism is over. We need a managed, equitable, affordable transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy now! Let’s flood the Public Service Commission with comments. Our goal is 5,000 comments by June 4, 2021. Can you join the movement to push for a real plan to phase out gas?
Starting Wednesday, April 21, the Sanctuary for Independent Media presents the North Troy Environmental Justice Film Festival celebrating grassroots activism! From April 21st through May 5th, there will be online screenings and workshops highlighting struggles of people from Cohoes, NY to Arica, Chile!
Join System Change Not Climate Change this Saturday, April 24th at 1:00pm for an in-depth conversation with two leaders of DSA’s Green New Deal and PRO Act Campaign. Learn why they are calling on ecosocialists and climate activists to fight alongside unionists to win major changes to the nation’s labor laws.
Here’s some opportunities to plug in in the Finger Lakes region (and virtually!)…
TCAT General Manager Scot Vanderpool along with state and local representatives will provide brief comments for the first half of the event, until about 11:00am when TCAT will offer free rides on the new buses from neighboring Seneca St. Station around the Commons.
NYSEG Smart Solutions brings you products that can save you money and energy all year long. Check out Earth Month discounts on their top smart thermostats and energy saving products to make a lasting change today!
Tonight at 7pm – Join Tom Snyder, Director of Programming and Conservation Action of the Seneca Park Zoo Society (of Rochester), as he explains the benefits of planting native on your property and around your town. Learn how native species are more robust, improve human health, and make for healthier lawns.
Join Clean Heating and Cooling community teams from across New York and the Renewable Heat Now Campaign to learn about the movement for #BuildingElectrification and how you can be a part of it: on a personal, municipal, state and federal levels. Let’s push #HeatPumpsNotPipelines!
A series of studies on some of the most studied toxic chemicals have found that the risk of death and disease is proportionately greater at lower exposures. That’s why we need to achieve near-zero exposures to protect public health. Join Bruce Lanphear, MD, MPH for a free webinar on April 20th at 12:00pm.
WATKINS GLEN, Apr. 16, 2021 — “Bitcoin mining interests have called Watkins Glen officials in recent weeks to explore the possibility of setting up a cryptocurrency processing operation within the village to take advantage of its cheap electric rates.
Continued investment in a dying industry is putting the financial stability of the teacher’s pension fund at risk.
Teachers must demand that NYSTRS DIVESTS to save their pension and to save the planet. Here’s what you can do…
Join Metro IAF & their partners — BlocPower and the Community Purchasing Alliance — launch a 2-year push to convert congregations & other buildings in NY to clean energy on Earth Day (Thursday, April 22nd) from 11:00am to 11:45am.
Good news! Affordable internet access is a basic utility that must be provided to all residences (for no more than $15 a month). Read more about this development here.
Celebrate Earth Day (Thursday, April 22nd) with a virtual trivia event hosted by Kenneth McLaurin and SingTrece from 7:00-8:30pm. Join various Tompkins County organizations in testing our collective climate knowledge while celebrating local connection, solidarity, and action. Between trivia questions, we’ll share information about local efforts to strengthen human and environmental health and liberation, and how you can get involved. Prizes will be provided by your favorite local businesses. Register here!
As you may know, the Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance (FLTA) is working to secure a National Heritage Area designation for the Finger Lakes. Here’s why it’s important and how you can help.