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RENewsletter | March 5, 2017

The Free environmental newsletter from RochesterEnvironment.com “Our Environment is changing: Keep up with the Change.”   *Note: Henceforth ‘environment’ means ‘our life support system.’   [2/26/2017 – 3/05/2017]   Adapting to and mitigating Climate Change in a way that sustains all life while striving to do so equitably is the defining issue of our time.  … Continue reading »

RPCC News, vol. 8

This volume contains information on upcoming local climate events, #DayAgainstDenial, New York’s Pilgrim Pipeline, Rochester’s Climate Action Plan, Earth Day 2017 and People’s Climate March in Washington DC. Our membership is growing quickly. This month we welcome Frisch Ecological Design, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Canandaigua – Social & Environmental Justice Committee and Impact Earth. Are you an … Continue reading »

RENewsletter | January 15, 2017

The Free environmental newsletter from RochesterEnvironment.com “Our Environment is changing: Keep up with the Change.” *Note: Henceforth ‘environment’ means ‘our life support system.’ [1/08/2017 – 1/15/2017] Adapting to and mitigating Climate Change in a way that sustains all life while striving to do so equitably is the defining issue of our time.  How we comport … Continue reading »

RENewsletter | January 8, 2017

RENewsletter | January 8, 2017   The Free environmental newsletter from RochesterEnvironment.com “Our Environment is changing: Keep up with the Change.”   *Note: Henceforth ‘environment’ means ‘our life support system.’   [1/01/2017 – 1/08/2017]   Adapting to and mitigating Climate Change in a way that sustains all life while striving to do so equitably is … Continue reading »

RENewsletter | January 1, 2017

The Free environmental newsletter from RochesterEnvironment.com “Our Environment is changing: Keep up with the Change.”   *Note: Henceforth ‘environment’ means ‘our life support system.’   [12/25/2016 – 1/01/2017]   Adapting to and mitigating Climate Change in a way that sustains all life while striving to do so equitably is the defining issue of our time.  … Continue reading »

RENewsletter | November 13, 2016

The Free environmental newsletter from RochesterEnvironment.com “Our Environment is changing: Keep up with the Change.” *Note: Henceforth ‘environment’ means ‘our life support system.’ [11/06/2016 – 11/13/2016] Adapting to and mitigating Climate Change in a way that sustains all life while striving to do so equitably is the defining issue of our time.  How we comport … Continue reading »

Rochester Social Welfare Action Alliance

HUMAN RIGHTS DENIED! Flint’s water crisis as a microcosm of the nation’s politics of inequality Thursday, April 14, 2016 6 pm The College at Brockport Metro Center Grand Hallway 55 St Paul Street Rochester, NY (across from RTS terminal) CONNECT, MOVE, ACT! A Regional Summit – Standing Together for Human Rights Friday, April 15, 2016 … Continue reading »

Should Climate Scientists Tell the Full Truth?

By David Griffin Should climate scientists tell the public how dire the climate crisis is — in particular, whether it threatens to bring civilization to an end in the not-too distant future? In the August 2015 issue of Esquire, writer John H. Richardson deals with this question in an article entitled, “When the End of … Continue reading »

Statements from the Band of Rebels Picnic

Bakken Crude and Water in Finger Lakes Region 1. Bakken crude oil is more volatile than heavy crude oil, and rail tankers currently in use are prone to rupture when derailed. Since 2013, twelve accidents have occurred involving tankers carrying oil, much of it Bakken crude, in the U.S. and Canada, always almost always resulting … Continue reading »

Blockade of Seneca Lake Salt Caverns started

A large blockade and rally is planned for tomorrow (starting at 9am if you can join) but today, several friends (some of whom you may know) began the blockade and successfully shut down the Crestwood facility for 7 hours. Construction is authorized to begin tomorrow on what is by far, the most insane of insane projects: storing volatile, … Continue reading »

Help Gas Free Seneca

Dear Friends, The purpose of this letter is to encourage all to help Gas Free Seneca fight the gas storage and transportation facility from being developed in our back yard, two miles north of Watkins Glen along Seneca Lake. Here are several suggestions: Make emergency calls to Governor Cuomo to reject the gas facility on Seneca Lake … Continue reading »

Rochester Climate Action

These twice a month notes from “Rochester Climate Action” are chocked full of pertinent, concrete actions/advice – very helpful!  To receive them directly, there is a link farther down the note. Gerry Minerd Dear Friend/Neighbor/Colleague/etc.,   The purpose of this email is to help busy people in the Greater Rochester Area find opportunities to join … Continue reading »

From Occupy to Climate Justice

There’s a growing effort to merge economic-justice and climate activism. Call it climate democracy. by Wen Stephenson February 6, 2014   |    This article appeared in the February 24, 2014 edition of The Nation. It’s an odd thing, really. in certain precincts of the left, especially across a broad spectrum of what could be called … Continue reading »

Genesee River Basin Summit

DATE: Thursday, February 6, 2014 PLACE: Roger Robach Community Center at Ontario Beach Park TIME: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (doors will be open at 7:30am for set up) 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM – Participants arrive and network (coffee & refreshments available) Speakers for the morning include: George Thomas, Executive Director, CEI  Corydon Ireland, Staff … Continue reading »