RENEW: Distinguished Lecture Series

Dr. Vandana Shiva Earth Democracy: Sustainability, Justice, and Peace The ecological crisis and social crisis are interconnected. Exploitation of the earth and injustice to the more vulnerable members of society are rooted in the same causes. Fossil fuel based Industrial agriculture is an example. It is contributing to desertification, the water crisis, biodiversity erosion and [&hellip

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Scoping Hearing Recap

By: Lynda Schneekloth Advocacy Chair, WNYEA This past week there were three West Valley Nuclear Waste ‘scoping hearings’ to get public input on what should be included in the final Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement – in Buffalo, West Valley, and Irving.  The hearings, held by the Department of Energy and NYSERDA were attended by [&hellip

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Our Outer Harbor: What’s New?

There is movement on the Outer Harbor front now that the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) has initiated a six month planning process to develop a design strategy for three areas: Terminal B, the Marina across from Canal Side, and “The Park” – the large open space on Lake Erie (See article in 9.12.18 [&hellip

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How to get out of a Puzzle Palace – Or Not

A Vestas 3 MW turbine being installed in the Baltic Sea at the Karehamn wind project. The only catch - the turbines are visible...

Call For Mass Turnout at Public Statement Hearing for National Grid...

In late April 2017, upstate electric and gas utility corporation, National Grid, filed for a substantial customer rate increase with the New York State...

MAP to Bring Fresh Affordable Produce to Nine Communities this Summer

 In an effort to combat food inequity across Buffalo, Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP) will offer affordable and fresh vegetables and fruits to nine sites...

Panel Discussion Forum at Burchfield Penney Art Center: Communicating Climate Science

  Humanities New York  presents    Turning the Tide: Communicating Climate Science Thursday, Sept. 28, 6 PM Burchfield Penney Art Center 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo FREE and open to the public.  Doubt, while fundamental ...

URGENT: Stop the Tax Reform Bill NOW

In less than 24 hours Congress will vote on the final Tax Reform Bill. This bill will create a $1.4 trillion deficit in the federal...

Performing Economies Environmental Justice Breakout Session

The Partnership for the Public Good’s co-director Sam Magavern will be speaking at a panel discussion during the Environmental Justice Breakout Session of the Performing Economies Colloquium on Saturday, April 5 at 1:30 p.m. The session will take place in Room 200A of the UB Educational Opportunity Center, located at 555 Ellicott Street, Buffalo. The […]

116th Annual Christmas Bird Count

December 19 - Sat 8am – 12pm, Join other birdwatchers from all over Western New York in the oldest running citizen science project in the...

Walk at Knox Farm State Park – “Ferns of Knox”

Saturday September 5, 2015 9am - Searching for the fabulous ferns that grace the woods at Knox Farm makes for a good time. Donations Accepted. Knox...

Florida to Surpass New York in Population

Sometime this year, Florida will surpass New York in population, becoming the nation's third-most populous state, and sun-seeking seniors are not ...