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New York City is Amped for The People s Climate March

(via www.desmogblog.com)

“The People’s Climate March” is quickly approaching.  The level of organization for Sunday's event is more impressive than any other rally — climate or otherwise — this writer has ever witnessed in New York City. Organizers have predicted some 100,000 people will march, making it not only the largest climate rally in history, but very likely one of the largest public rallies in support of any i...

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on Sep 19, 2014 at 06:52 PM
The People's Climate March:...

The People's Climate March: Join Us on September 21 to Make History

(via switchboard.nrdc.org)

Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City:An old friend recently got in touch to let me know he’ll be joining me at the People's Climate March in New York City this weekend. He’s coming from pretty far out of town, and he’s not the type some...

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on Sep 19, 2014 at 02:21 PM

Don't expect too much from leaders at climate summit:experts

(via reuters.us.feedsportal.com)

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - World leaders attending a U.N. summit on Tuesday are unlikely to offer new action on climate change that is ambitious enough to keep global temperature rise to safe levels - but opinion is divided on whether that matters.

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on Sep 19, 2014 at 02:20 PM
New York march seeks to be ...

New York march seeks to be largest climate change event ever

(via www.latimes.com)

Meaye Ndoye, a 34-year-old student from Brooklyn, volunteers frequently in his community, but he’s never participated in the type of public march that seems to occur on a weekly basis here, calling for an end to America’s military presence in Iraq or protesting the NYPD or...

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on Sep 18, 2014 at 09:20 PM

Climate March and Summit

(via www.enn.com)

This Sunday 21st September hundreds of thousands of people have pledged to march in New York, London, Amsterdam and many other cities around the world to demand climate justice, standing with climate and dirty energy-affected communities worldwide. They are hoping to influence world leaders gathering in New York for their one-day Climate Summit taking place on 23rd September to exceed the poor ...

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on Sep 18, 2014 at 04:22 PM

Building Bridges: Climate & Food Justice in New York and Puerto Rico

(via switchboard.nrdc.org)

Paulina Muratore, Program Assistant, New York City:In just three days, the largest, most impactful climate march in history will take place here in NYC. The future of our planet’s health depends on groups and people from all walks of life banding together, and saying in unison,...

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on Sep 18, 2014 at 04:22 PM
Activist art wants YOU to j...

Activist art wants YOU to join the People s Climate March

(via www.treehugger.com)

Artists and designers are working to inspire people to attend “the largest climate march in history” on September 21.

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on Sep 17, 2014 at 09:50 PM

EPA Adds Pierson s Creek Site in Newark, NJ to the Federal Superfund List Due to High Levels of Mercury (NJ)

(via yosemite.epa.gov)

(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today added the Pierson?s Creek site in Newark, New Jersey to its Superfund list of the country?s most hazardous waste sites. Past industrial activity at and in the vicinity of the site, including the manufacture of chemicals, has contaminate...

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on Sep 17, 2014 at 01:57 AM

Hold government, businesses to climate promises: activists

(via reuters.us.feedsportal.com)

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - World leaders, businesses and others due to announce fresh efforts to tackle climate change at a U.N. climate summit in New York next week must be held to their promises, panelists told an online debate hosted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation this week.

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on Sep 17, 2014 at 01:52 AM
Nuclear Plants Make New Yor...

Nuclear Plants Make New York a Global Model for Addressing Climate Change

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

On September 23, New York will host the United Nations Climate Summit, one of the foremost events to address reducing carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions that threaten the quality of life for billions of people. As New York offers a showcase for how to have a vibrant economy and low carbon emissions, it is especially fitting the conference is here.In fact, according to recently released i...

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on Sep 15, 2014 at 06:50 PM