Environment

A dead dolphin was seen in the Hutchinson River near Glover Field in Pelham, March 24, 2017. (Photo: Lohud.com)

Dolphin found dead in Hutchinson River

The Mount Vernon Daily Voice reported Sunday on “the discovery of a dead dolphin in the Hutchinson River near the Mount Vernon/Pelham border is bringing attention to the Mount Vernon sewer system.”   According to the Journal News, the dolphin was […]

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350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution

350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution

350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution “Instead of negotiating with rogue oil corporations, DiNapoli should be protecting New Yorkers.” New York, NY — Today, New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli renewed the New York State Common Retirement […]

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Gas pipeline threatens New York City water supply and risks nuclear catastrophe

Gas pipeline threatens New York City water supply and risks nuclear catastrophe Peekskill, New York – New York residents and environmental experts are desperate to stop the construction of a gas pipeline that poses a major threat to more than […]

by · February 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Environment
New Yorkers urge De Blasio & Stringer to #DeFundDAPL, divest from risky fossil fuels

New Yorkers urge De Blasio & Stringer to #DeFundDAPL, divest from risky fossil fuels

New Yorkers urge De Blasio & Stringer to #DeFundDAPL, divest from risky fossil fuels 30 organizations call on De Blasio to cut banks backing DAPL as 100+ rally at Stringer’s office urging divestment New York, NY — New Yorkers are […]

Today New Yorkers to rally to #DeFundDAPL & divest risky fossil fuels

Today New Yorkers to rally to #DeFundDAPL & divest risky fossil fuels

New Yorkers to rally to #DeFundDAPL & divest risky fossil fuels New York, NY — Just days after Mayor Bill De Blasio expressed support for cutting ties with the banks behind the Dakota Access Pipeline, New Yorkers will gather to […]

Groups commend Stringer’s climate risk study, pledge to ramp up pressure

Groups commend Stringer’s climate risk study, pledge to ramp up pressure

Groups commend Stringer’s climate risk study, pledge to ramp up pressure After years of public pressure, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer announces pension climate risk study New York, NY — 350.org and fossil fuel divestment advocates are commending Comptroller Scott Stringer’s […]

by · February 9, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Environment
Millennials sit-in at Governor’s office: “Trump’s a climate emergency, Cuomo show some urgency”

Millennials sit-in at Governor’s office: “Trump’s a climate emergency, Cuomo show some urgency”

Millennials sit-in at Governor’s office: “Trump’s a climate emergency, Cuomo show some urgency” Dozens of young New Yorkers risk arrest, urging the Governor to reject Trump’s climate denial Albany, NY – Today, 22 young New Yorkers kicked off 2017 with […]

New Yorkers rally at NYC pension meeting calling for full fossil fuel divestment

New Yorkers rally at NYC pension meeting calling for full fossil fuel divestment

New Yorkers rally at NYC pension meeting calling for full fossil fuel divestment As global commitments surpass $5 trillion, New Yorkers call out pensions for lagging, urge full divestment from fossil fuels and reinvestment in communities New York, NY — […]

NYC Department of Sanitation Announces Autumn Leaf Collection Schedule

NYC Department of Sanitation Announces Autumn Leaf Collection Schedule

by · November 4, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Environment
Public Conversation on Sustainability at Hostos College – October 26th

Public Conversation on Sustainability at Hostos College – October 26th

by · October 9, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Environment
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Profile America: Solar Roller 

On this date in 1955, William G. Cobb of the General Motors Corporation demonstrated the world’s first solar-powered car.

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Bronx Congressman Crowley Defends AG Schneiderman Against GOP House Subpoena 

Today’s move shows just how far House Republicans’ obsession with denying climate change can go.

Environmental Extremism and the Assault on Free Speech

Environmental Extremism and the Assault on Free Speech

Environmental Extremism and the Assault on Free Speech by Frank V. Vernuccio An unprecedented legal attack, in utter violation of the First Amendment, has been launched against a think tank. According to Claude Walker, the attorney general of the U.S. […]

by · May 22, 2016 · Environment
Op-Ed: Indian Point is the Existing Bridge to a Clean Energy Future

Op-Ed: Indian Point is the Existing Bridge to a Clean Energy Future

Indian Point is the Existing Bridge to a Clean Energy Future The Indian Point nuclear power plant, located in Westchester, provides 25 percent of the power used in New York City and Westchester every day. Not only does Indian Point […]