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Amy Stansbury

Citizens’ Climate Lobby Monthly Meetings

From the Citizens’ Climate Lobby – Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a national organization focused on passing legislation called Carbon Fee and Dividend as a solution to climate change. All chapter meetings gather at 11:30AM, listen to the national call-in speaker, and plan upcoming actions for

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Austin People's Climate March
Climate Change
Amy Stansbury

This Weekend – Rise For Climate Action

“Climate change is both a result of, and a cause of injustice. We simply cannot solve the climate crisis without building a new economy that is fair, equal and works for all of us.” These are the driving words behind the Rise For Climate Action movement,

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350 Austin Happy Hour
Amy Stansbury

350 Austin – First Thursday Happy Hour

From 350 Austin – Calling all friends of 350 Austin, new and old! Join us for an evening of casual drinks & conversation. Meet others who are excited about the #FossilFreeFast movement! In addition to beer and wine, Cenote has a full food menu and non-alcoholic beverage

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Colibri Cloudforest
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

See The Rainforest Up Close And Personal

When it comes to environmental issues, the problems can sometimes seem so big and so far away, it can be difficult to imagine a way to fix them.   Take the protection of the world’s rainforests, for example. The consequences of the loss of such a

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Waking The Sleeping Giant
Amy Stansbury

Waking The Sleeping Giant – A Climate Workshop

From Earth Day Austin and the University of Texas Arlington – This free workshop will be offered four times this year. This workshop is offered through the University of Texas – Arlington’s Zero Waste Network in cooperation with the Earth Day Austin, and Nurtured World.

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Hurricane Harvey
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Voices From The Hurricane Harvey Recovery

“The floods have gotten worse. We lose more and more each time.” These are the words of Alisa Anthony, a Hurricane Harvey survivor, reflecting on the one-year anniversary of the storm that brought more than 50 inches of rain to some parts of Houston and

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People's Tribunal
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Power At The People’s Tribunal On Harvey Recovery

Guest Post – from the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club   By Larisa Manescu, Lone Star Chapter Communications Coordinator   “You see all these commercials, ‘Houston’s come back.’ Houston hasn’t come back. We still need somewhere to stay… I’m not asking for charity.

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Susan Ward
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Net-Zero Hero: Susan Ward

Sponsored Post – from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability    Meet Susan Ward, a student at the University of Texas working toward a degree in Urban Studies. Susan first became passionate about sustainability while attending high school in her hometown of El Paso. Since

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350 Austin Monthly Meeting
Amy Stansbury

350 Austin Monthly Meeting

From 350 Austin – Our monthly general meetings are open to all! Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at First UU Church. Children are welcome. At our meetings, we share updates on our current campaigns, discuss climate change issues, and learn about

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