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World Rainforest Day
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

How To Celebrate World Rainforest Day

They’re responsible for producing the oxygen that we breathe. They absorb carbon dioxide. They’re home to many of the world’s plant and animal species.   What are they? Rainforests.    As we approach the second annual World Rainforest Day on June 22nd the Rainforest Partnership (a local nonprofit organization) is asking for

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350 Austin Open Meeting
Amy Stansbury

350 Austin June Open Meeting

From 350 Austin – Before the meeting, join us for a social happy hour at Citizen Eatery at 6pm! There will be a happy hour discount on food and drink. Citizen Eatery’s menu features 100 percent vegetarian cuisine and locally-made beverages. Look for the table

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Make Austin Fossil Free
Amy Stansbury

EUC Meeting With 350 Austin

From 350 Austin – Austin Energy (AE) will be reporting to the Electric Utility Commission on the status of the 16 studies mandated by City Council last August. We want AE to begin working on the studies ASAP and communicate to the EUC and the

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The Future Of Extreme Weather In Austin
Amy Stansbury

Resilience In Climate Change Workshop

From the Zero Waste Network and Earth Day ATX – The latest models for the Austin climate predict changes that will affect our lives, and the way we plan for the future. This free workshop will focus on the affects, and help you plan ahead.

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Resilience
Amy Stansbury

Resilience: Professional Development Seminar

From Austin Energy Green Building – Floods, fire and drought are the most common and costly natural disasters in the United States. Texas leads the nation in severe weather and flooding events. This seminar will explore how the City of Austin addresses resiliency at the community scale and

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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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jeannette

The Reluctant Radical – Documentary

From the Wildflower Church – Doors at 6:30pm, MOVIE at 7pm If a crime is committed in order to prevent a greater crime, is it forgivable? Is it, in fact, necessary? THE RELUCTANT RADICAL follows climate activist Ken Ward as he confronts his fears and

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Rebecca Allen

Inspiring the Great Transition Tour

From the Wildflower Unitarian Church – We are fortunate to have Sailesh Rao, Ph.D., founder and CEO of Climate Healers and an inspirational speaker on climate change and sustainability come to Austin. Also notable, he is the executive co-producer of the following documentaries – The

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350 Austin Open Meeting
Amy Stansbury

350 Austin May Open Meeting

From 350 Austin – We are continuing to fine-tune our strategies for moving Austin Energy to become FOSSIL FREE FASTER. Come give us a hand! We will update you on Fossil Free Faster and our divestment campaign, including how NYC’s Mayor DiBlasio is lending a

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Inevitable Reckoning
Climate Change
Amy Stansbury

Inevitable Reckoning

A steady stream of acid slowly drips down a limestone pyramid. A glass of clean water hangs from a noose. A pyramid made of ice quickly melts and collapses.     These are the hallmarks of a new art exhibit, dubbed “Inevitable Reckoning,” at the

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