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350Brooklyn · [email protected]
May 25, 2021 at 1:37 PM

Community News: Making Progress on Straws, CCIA, and Buses

June Meeting: Emotional Sustainability and Resilience in the Face of the Climate Crisis: A Toolkit for Activists Thursday, June 10, 7:30 pm EDT Climate activism is one of the most important ways to engage in the growing existential threat of climate and environme…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
May 11, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Community News: Monthly Meeting This Week!

How can climate activists inspire more people to get involved in confronting the climate emergency? May Meeting: Climate Crisis: Getting The Message Out Thursday, May 13th, 7:30 pm EDT How can climate activists inspire more people to get involved in confronting …
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
April 20, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Community News: Support solar power and fight fracked gas

Most New Yorkers can’t install their own rooftop solar, so community-based renewable energy is an essential climate solution for our city. Who’s building these projects, and what policies would help? Climate Wednesdays: (Em)powering Our Neighborhoods: Bringing Cle…
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April 6, 2021 at 12:50 PM

Community News: Monthly Meeting This Week

The natural world in Brooklyn is both an important register of the climate crisis and an important counter to it. Come to our April meeting when we will explore Brooklyn’s natural world. April Meeting: Wild Brooklyn: The Natural World in the Big City Thursday, Ap…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
March 23, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Community News: Return of Climate Wednesdays at BPL

It’s the biggest story of our time: the climate crisis. So why aren’t there more full-time climate reporters and more stories connecting the dots between “everyday issues” and the changing climate? Covering Climate: What is the Media Missing? Wednesday, March 24…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
March 22, 2021 at 6:06 PM

We Must End The Violence, Misogyny and Racism

In Honor of the Lives Taken in Atlanta Eight Precious Lives Were Taken in Atlanta on March 16th The misogyny, entitlement and racism that enabled these killings to occur has direct parallels with the exploitative and predatory mindsets that the environmental movem…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
February 23, 2021 at 7:39 PM

Community News: Campaign and Action Updates

We've been holding protests to encourage Chase to divest from fossil fuels. We plan to expand these protests in the weeks and months to come. Learn about the campaign and see how you can get involved. Stop The Money Pipeline-BK Campaign Is Heating Up! The STMP-B…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
February 13, 2021 at 7:53 PM

Love Your 350Brooklyn!

Got big plans for Valentine’s Day? How about sending some of your love our way? Member-Volunteers like you are the heart and soul of our work. We are bound to each other through ties of shared purpose and a fierce commitment to protecting this beautiful planet. But we do need …
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
February 9, 2021 at 9:40 PM

Community News: Monthly Meeting this week!

Join our meeting this Thursday to discuss the future of climate legislation in NYS February Meeting: What's the 2021 Climate Outlook for New York State? Thursday, February 11, 7:30 pm EST New York State is starting a new legislative session with a veto-proof Dem…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
January 26, 2021 at 3:54 PM

Community News: Learn more about renewable energy!

Check out all the webinars and zoom meetings coming up! What’s the 2021 climate outlook for NYS? Let’s talk about it at our monthly meeting Thursday, February 11, 7:30 pm New York is starting a new legislative session with a veto-proof Democratic majority in bo…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
January 12, 2021 at 1:22 PM

Community News: Monthly Meeting coming up!

One week until inauguration. Join us to discuss potential for climate action in Washington, D.C. Join the January meeting: “The new landscape for climate in Washington” Thursday, January 14, 7:30 pm With the election and the events of the past week behind us, we…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
December 28, 2020 at 1:29 PM

At Year’s End to the 350Brooklyn Community

We’d like to reflect on our experiences of this past year and express our hopes for 2021. To Our 350Brooklyn Community As we approach the turn of the year when the nights are long and when we are isolated indoors by both the weather and the pandemic, we’d like to re…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
December 22, 2020 at 1:30 PM

Community News: In January, go carbon-free and meeting-full!

We'll start off the New Year with a look at the potential for climate action in Washington, D.C., after President Biden's inauguration. We're also organizing a carbon free challenge to invite more sustainability into our personal lives. Join the January meeting: “Th…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
December 8, 2020 at 1:30 PM

Community News: Come to the December Meeting!

Come to our December Meeting to learn about the Campaign for Public Power. Join the December Meeting: (Public) Power to the People! Thursday, December 10, 7:30 pm Learn about the Campaign for Public Power — aiming to get public utilities under public control — at…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
November 30, 2020 at 1:30 PM

350Brooklyn’s Climate Action Auction—Last Chance!

It’s down to the wire! The bidding on offerings on Brooklyn Bids! ends this Wednesday, December 2, at 10 pm. Last Chance: Brooklyn Bids! Ends Soon It’s down to the wire! The bidding on offerings on our wonderful Brooklyn Bids! website ends this Wednesday, Decem…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
November 24, 2020 at 1:30 PM

Community News: Get to know 350BK

Check out our new mission statement and a comprehensive list of our campaigns! Join the December Meeting: (Public) Power to the People! Thursday, December 10, 7:30 pm Learn about the Campaign for Public Power — aiming to get public utilities under public control …
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
November 23, 2020 at 3:00 PM

The Auction is Now Open!

Brooklyn Bids! 350Brooklyn's Climate Action Auction is now OPEN Brooklyn Bids! is Now Open It’s here! Brooklyn Bids! 350Brooklyn’s Climate Action Auction opens at 10 am today. We’ve got over fifty experiences, classes, adornments, wines, and gift cards to great…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
November 20, 2020 at 1:30 PM

Brooklyn Bids! 350Brooklyn's Climate Action Auction is Almost Here!

Brooklyn Bids! 350Brooklyn's Climate Action Auction starts Monday, 11/23 Brooklyn Bids! 350Brooklyn’s Climate Action Auction is Almost Here! Excitement is mounting as the Auction Team curates the final entries on our auction site! We’ve got more than fifty gre…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
November 17, 2020 at 1:41 PM

One week to go! Brooklyn Bids Climate Action Auction kicks off MON 11/23

Our Brooklyn Bids: 350Brooklyn's Climate Action Auction runs from Nov 23 through Dec 2. Mark your calendar now! Dear John, Only one week to go! Our entirely online “Brooklyn Bids: 350Brooklyn’s Climate Action Auction” runs from November 23 through December 2. …
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
November 10, 2020 at 4:34 PM

Community News: November Meeting This Week!

Getting organized for our post-election future Rolling Up Our Sleeves: 350Brooklyn's Climate Action Organizing Meeting Thursday, November 12, 7:30 pm Election Day (week?) is behind us, but the climate crisis doesn't let up -- and neither do we. Help us map out wh…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 2:05 PM

Not About the Election!

Dear Members of the 350Brooklyn Community, To lay the groundwork for our 2021 work, 350Brooklyn will mount an online fund-raising auction just before the holidays. Do you have something you could donate — a skill you could share, something you could tea…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
October 13, 2020 at 1:30 PM

Community News: Fight the Frights! Toxins, Emissions, and Plastics

It's the season for scares... What's truly scary? Join the Pre-Halloween Red Hook "Toxics Tour"! Saturday, October 17, 3:00 - 5:00 pm Join the fight against a new fracked-gas power plant. Come out for a Red Hook "Toxics Tour" and Rally on Saturday, October 17…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
September 29, 2020 at 1:30 PM

Community News: the October Meeting is coming up!

Come to the October meeting: Moving forward with New York Renews Thursday, October 8, 7:30 pm 350Brooklyn is a proud member of NY Renews, a statewide coalition of 230+ organizations that in 2019 pushed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
September 15, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Community News: Climate Justice Panels, Petitions, and More

September 16, 7–8:30 pm: Climate Wednesdays continues online with “Green Collar Jobs: Making a Living, Forging a Better World” With over a million New Yorkers out of work and a steadily warming climate, our communities need green jobs more than ever. A "green r…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
September 1, 2020 at 1:30 PM

Community News: September Meeting to Get Out the Vote

Come to the September Meeting: “Voting Climate,” Thursday, September 10, 7:30 pm While the hour is late, our September meeting will focus on ways you can still work to get out the vote and push candidates to be stronger climate champions. We’ll hear from Jenny …
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
August 17, 2020 at 9:46 PM

Community News: Climate Wednesdays & Virtual Activism Opportunities

Climate Wednesdays continues online: August 26, 7 pm “Natural Allies: Working With Nature to Combat Climate Change” Parks, waterways, and shady streets not only create healthier neighborhoods: they can help us confront the climate crisis. City trees cool swelt…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
August 4, 2020 at 1:15 PM

Community News: Microplastic Madness and More!

Join our Microplastic Madness online screening on Thursday August 13 at 6:00 pm. Plastic pollution driving you crazy? Join our Microplastic Madness online screening on Thursday August 13 at 6 pm Instead of our usual August break from monthly meetings, we’ll wa…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
July 20, 2020 at 3:27 PM

Community News: Fossil-Free Transportation with Climate Wednesdays; Hold the Plastic; Hakeem Jeffries on GND

Next Climate Wednesdays topic: How do we convince more New Yorkers to get out of their cars, especially during a pandemic? Learn more at the next event in partnership with Brooklyn Public Library. Climate Wednesdays: Fossil-Free Transportation in a Pandemic a…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
July 6, 2020 at 3:31 PM

Community News: The Movement for Black Lives, Climate Wednesdays return, Plastic Free July, STMP Webinar

350Brooklyn is speaking to this moment with the topic of our July meeting: "The Intersection of Climate Justice, Activism, and White Supremacy." Occupy City Hall protesters in Manhattan. Photo: New York Daily News/TNS There Is No Climate Justice Without Racia…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
June 25, 2020 at 1:33 PM

Today: Climate activists call on the Mayor and City Council to cut the NYPD budget!

Dear Fellow 350Brooklyn Members, In the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis a month ago, a nationwide movement demanding an end to racist and deadly police practices has exploded on the streets of this country. The call to Defund th…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
June 23, 2020 at 2:31 PM

Community News: The Climate Crisis & Racial Injustice, Plastic Free July, ReWIND Act, Get Involved

Our July meeting will feature a panel discussion and Q&A on "The Intersection of Climate Justice, Activism, and White Supremacy". The Climate Crisis and Racial Injustice Our July meeting will feature a panel discussion and Q&A on “The Intersection of Climate…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
June 12, 2020 at 12:14 AM

[UPDATE] 350Brooklyn Zoom Meeting Info for TONIGHT THU 6/11

Updated Zoom info here for the 350Brooklyn General Meeting at 7:30 pm! Join the 350Brooklyn General Meeting via Zoom Please use the following updated links to connect: Web https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89771741786?pwd=dlF2bGdhRjNMODZzUFRYWERxWitqQT09 Me…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
June 8, 2020 at 4:25 PM

Community News: Racism and Climate Justice, Monthly Meeting, NYC Actions

An unprecedented, broadly national and global protest against systemic police violence, in the face of a global pandemic, in the face of police aggression, is shaking the world. Woman confronts police at Barclay’s rally. Photo: Cody Yozapovic Racism, Police V…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
June 8, 2020 at 1:39 AM

The War on Black and Brown Communities

We join the outpouring of grief and rage, and the global demand for justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. Dear John, We join the outpouring of grief and rage, and the global demand for justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
May 21, 2020 at 3:21 PM

Why We Won and Other Updates

As we look back on the three years of this campaign, the reasons why we were successful comes down to these three points. Why We Won by Sara Gronim, 350BK lead organizer with Robert Wood, the Williams Campaign The defeat of the $1.4 Billion fracked gas pipeline…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
May 15, 2020 at 11:42 PM

Breaking News: We Stopped the Williams Pipeline! For Good!

We did it! Dear John, We are so happy to share the news that the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation announced today that they are rejecting the 401 Water Quality permit for the Williams NESE pipeline. This was a flat out denial, which means Williams cann…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
May 4, 2020 at 12:30 PM

Virtual Williams Rally TODAY, Tom Sanzillo at Next Meeting 5/14, and more...

Actions to take this week. Calling all pipeline fighters! Join us in a virtual rally to Stop the Williams Pipeline this Monday, May 4 from 12-1PM. Special guest Bill McKibben! New York State will make a decision on whether to approve the pipeline by May 17, 2020…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
April 28, 2020 at 1:47 PM

Join Us Thursday 4/30 For a Free Screening of The Story of Plastic

Join us Thursday, 4/30 at 6pm for a free screening of The #StoryofPlastic! Don’t know where to channel your Earth Week energy? Join us Thursday, 4/30 at 6pm for a free screening of The #StoryofPlastic! Learn the ugly truth about the plastic polluti…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
April 24, 2020 at 12:31 PM

[Earth Week Day 3] April 24: Vote!

Today we will grow our base of climate voters and build for the future! DAY 3 | April 24 VOTE Young people want a future and they need to discover the power of their vote. President Trump has been an incredibly destructive force, and on the long …
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
April 23, 2020 at 12:30 PM

[Earth Week Day 2] April 23: Divest! Stop the Money Pipeline

Today we demand that J.P. Morgan Chase and BlackRock, two of the biggest Wall Street supporters of climate destruction, divest from fossil fuels and deforestation. DAY 2 | April 23 DIVEST: Stop the Money Pipeline Wall Street is in the business of…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
April 22, 2020 at 12:30 PM

[Earth Week Day 1] April 22: Strike!

The Climate Crisis will be solved when Every Day is Earth Day. DAY 1 | April 22 STRIKE On Wednesday, April 22nd, the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, New Yorkers will join in a citywide digital strike and three days of global solidarity to demand a…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
April 18, 2020 at 3:04 PM

Get Ready for the 50th Anniversary: Earth Week!

The Climate Crisis will be solved when Every Day is Earth Day. On the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day The COVID-19 Death Toll exceeds 150,000 The Great Lock-down crashes the World Economy We Demand a Just Recovery: Build Back a Sustainable World F…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
April 9, 2020 at 11:31 PM

[Correction] 350Brooklyn Zoom Meeting Info for Tonight

Connect via Zoom here for the 350Brooklyn General Meeting at 7:30 pm! Join the 350Brooklyn General Meeting via Zoom Please use the following links to connect: Web https://zoom.us/j/158097683?pwd=bDBwYlIrVUtrUTlISkV6dTgweEE4dz09 Meeting ID: 158 097 6…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
April 8, 2020 at 4:47 PM

Community News: April Monthly Meeting ft. Renewable Rikers, Earth Day at 50, Whither Williams

We may be social distancing this Earth Day, but we’ll still be acting. There are virtual events, virtual programs, virtual demonstrations, virtual speeches, even virtual marches. 350Brooklyn General Meeting Updates on Our Action in the Era of COVID-19 …
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
March 26, 2020 at 1:15 PM

Hunker Down and Stay Active!

While COVID-19 confines us to our homes, we can’t let it silence us. Now is the time to comfort and support each other by phone, email, and social media. The fight for climate and economic justice continues, and as the government is passin…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
March 17, 2020 at 4:25 PM

The Climate Movement Goes On

Recognizing the risks posed by in-person meetings and actions in the face of the coronavirus, the climate movement in New York City has suspended previously planned events. For the week of March 16, 350Brooklyn Families has postponed its press conference …
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March 11, 2020 at 6:20 PM

Important Update: March 12 Monthly Meeting is NOW VIA ZOOM!

March Monthly Meeting Online Only Because we want to keep our members safe during the Coronavirus outbreak, we’re holding our monthly meeting via Zoom Video Conferencing. Here's the info for the Thursday, March 12, 7:30pm meeting: Join Zoom Meeting …
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
March 5, 2020 at 6:58 PM

The Williams Campaign is Back! Renewable Rikers; and more news

News The Williams Campaign is Ba-a-a-ack! After 350Brooklyn helped stop the Williams pipeline, National Grid agreed to draft a long-term plan for gas supply, hold public meetings, and publish a final report. Well, the draft report came out last week an…
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February 21, 2020 at 4:43 PM

News and Events: No Pipeline Through No. Brooklyn; Investor Day Action; and more

News Tell Cuomo: No Pipeline through North Brooklyn, or Anywhere National Grid keeps playing dangerous games with our health, safety, and communities.   First, it was the gas moratorium imposed by National Grid after we stopped the Williams NESE pip…
350Brooklyn · [email protected]
February 18, 2020 at 11:26 PM

CORRECTION: Investor Day Action is on Tuesday, February 25 at Chase HQ

Please note: The correct day for the action on Investor Day at JPMorgan Chase headquarters is TUESDAY, February 25. We need a big turnout and hope see you there!   Since the Paris agreement, JP Morgan Chase (JPMC) has poured $196 billion into the fossil fuel industry, fueling th…