REMINDER: Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 11th
350NYC Presents: Financial Strategies for Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew
West 86th Street & West End Avenue
Climate change is threatening our food and water supplies, economy, infrastructure, public health, and the future of NYC. The main cause of climate change is greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas), which trap heat in the atmosphere and warm the planet. Our panel will explore various financial strategies for how we can keep fossil fuels in the ground to prevent catastrophic climate change. Should individuals and institutions divest from fossil fuel companies? Or, should they remain invested in these companies to influence their policies as shareholder activists?
SPEAKERS INCLUDE :
Event is to the general public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. RSVP’s are not required.
- Helen Rosenthal, City Council member, District 6; Chair of the Contracts Committee.
- Liz Krueger, NY State Senator, 28th District; Sponsor, Fossil Fuel Divestment Act.
- Reid Capalino, Senior Energy Analyst, Carbon Tracker Initiative
- Bradford Goz, Director of Business Development, Fossil Free Indexes.
- Scott Zdrazil, Director of Strategy and Corporate Engagement, Office of New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer.
- Shanna Cleveland, Senior Manager Carbon Asset Risk Initiative, Ceres.
- Geraldine F. Watson, Vice President for Finance and Operations, Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
CUNY CLIMATE WALK
Friday, Aug. 21 through Monday, Aug. 24
Walk to all 24 CUNY campuses across the 5 boroughs
CUNY Board of Trustees: Divest from Fossil Fuels Now!
Rally to Stop Coal Bailouts
Monday August 24th, 11AM
Capital West Park, Albany
Bus from NYC:
7:00AM, steps of US Post Office 421 8th Ave between W 31st and W 33rd RSVP HERE
Rejecting the bailout of the Cayuga Coal Plant, one of the dirtiest plants in New York, is a critical step in fighting climate change right here in our state. Citizens across the state have submitted thousands of comments ready to be delivered to the Governor and the Public Service Commission (PSC) demanding they reject the bailout of the Cayuga Coal Plant.
Get on the bus from NYC to Albany on Monday, August 24th to help make sure the Governor and PSC hear the message. There'll be a rally, exciting speakers, and an opportunity to bring the comments straight to our decision makers. Bus tickets are available through Sierra Club at the subsidized price of $11.54. If you want to come but this price is prohibitive, please send an email explaining your situation to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also offer to donate a ticket for low-income or student participants on the registration page.
"Road Through Paris"
Beginning in September, there will be many events in the lead up to the Global Climate Talks in Paris in December and beyond building up to a major mobilization in April. Stay tuned for exciting updates.
SAVE THE DATE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th
350's KEEP IT IN THE GROUND CAMPAIGN LAUNCH!
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM).
Come help kick off the sprint to Paris!
Tickets available soon!
The event will be live streamed.
Global Climate Assembly
SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, September 26th 2015
Join 350NYC and allies for a day of global action against climate change!
On September 26th, people around the world will carry out direct actions, conduct workshops, and share information and inspiration as part of an international mobilization to keep fossil fuels in the ground and work toward a just and sustainable future.
350NYC is inviting everyone to participate in a day of events to cap off this important week when world leaders will be attending the Sustainable Development Goals meeting in New York, and Pope Francis will be speaking to the U.S. Congress and the United Nations.
Be part of growing the Climate Movement and demonstrating our resolve to restore environmental sanity to the world.
Stay tuned for further information, @350nyc.org
or contact: 350NYC@gmail.com
Week of Moral Action for Climate Justice
SAVE THE DATE! September 21 - 25, Washington, DC
calling for responsible action on
the defining moral issue of our time
CLIMATE TREATY NEGOTIATIONS
FOURTEEN YEARS CLIMATE CHANGE COUNTDOWN