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NY CLIMATE TOWN HALL MAY 28, 2019

Join me for a CLIMATE TOWN HALL Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Dear Friends,

I am writing to invite you to join me for a Climate Town Hall on Tuesday, May 28th at Hudson Valley Community College. You will have the opportunity to hear more about my work advancing comprehensive national climate action through […]

LOCAL CLIMATE ADVOCATES RALLY IN MONTPELIER, VT

Climate Protest halts House debate, three arrested

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Protesters disrupted proceedings at the Statehouse Thursday, demanding action on climate change from lawmakers.

As they shouted out some demands House Speaker Mitzi Johnson, D-South Hero, banged the gavel to declare order. When they continued, she ordered a recess and directed lawmakers to leave the […]

What’s Going On in New York?

The Good, the Bad, and the Nonsensical Approach to Nuclear

Michel Lee

In January 2017, two actions took place in New York that could significantly affect the energy system and policy of the state. The first was the signing on January 9th of an agreement to close the Indian Point nuclear […]

A Warming World Needs Nuclear Power?

Roy Morrison

California currently uses 32% renewable power with a mandate for 100 percent renewables by 2045. Capital cost for utility scale solar is about $1.00 per watt and falling with zero fuel costs.

New nukes are several times as expensive plus fuel plus waste treatment with ever-rising costs.

We do […]

Earth Day and The Sixth Great Extinction

Sixth Extinction. Image: fabiusmaximus.com.

George Plumb

There have been many commentaries written about global warming and how critical it is that we work to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. And justly so, as we can already witness the catastrophic events that are happening all over the world including now also in the U.S.

However, […]

Saving Our Children

In March 2019, South African youths protest for action against climate change outside Parliament in Cape Town. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks, www.groundup.org.za.

Dr. Alan K. Betts

On Friday, March 15, images and video flowed in from around the world, Australia, the Pacific, Asia, Europe and Africa, as more than a million students in 120 countries […]

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $280 MILLION AVAILABLE FOR ENERGY STORAGE PROJECTS TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE

Funding is Part of $400 Million Commitment to Achieve New York’s Nation-Leading 3,000-Megawatt Storage Target Supports Governor Cuomo’s Green New Deal – a Clean Energy and Jobs Agenda Putting New York on a Path to Carbon Neutrality

On April 25, 2019, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that $280 million of support is available […]

STATEMENT FOR EARTH DAY 2019 BY ATTORNEY GENERAL DONOVAN

MONTPELIER – Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan released the following statement for Earth Day 2019:

“Today is Earth Day and like many Vermonters I care passionately about our natural environment. I am also worried about the threats it faces. We see the effects of climate change here in Vermont with stronger storms, flooding, and increasing […]

TUNE IN FOR STREAMING OF SYMPOSIUM ON ENERGY

Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century ELECTRIFICATION and CLIMATE CHANGE Transportation, Energy Storage, Integrating Renewables into Grid Energy Innovations Around the World “The Links in E. Syracuse” Friday, April 12, 2019 To hear live: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/visual-technologies Registration is now closed as we have hit our limit! 400 seats filled.

If you don’t want […]

New York: Four Important Local Climate Events

1. Public Service Commission Hearing on new proposed gas pipeline: Wednesday, April 10 , 2-4 and 6-8 National Grid has just publicly proposed to build a new fracked gas pipeline, called the Pipeline E37 Reliability and Resiliency Project, traversing Bethlehem, East and North Greenbush. (This plan has been two years in the making.). They have […]