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Climate & Justice Teach-In

★ August 4: A worldwide Climate and Justice Teach-in next March 30 (2022) needs local organizers and participants. The spark for all this is the Graduate Programs in Sustainability at Bard College. Register here for one of three August 4 Information Sessions. Questions: solveclimate2030@gmail.com.

By |2021-08-06T16:33:49-04:00July 26, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Climate & Justice Teach-In

Byton M-Byte EV

New EV World Car: The Byton M-Byte starting at $45K. “Designed in Germany, engineered in Silicon Valley, and manufactured in China,” notes Car and Driver. Similar to BMW, Jaguar, Mercedes, and Tesla electric SUVs except for a nearly full-beam dash that’s a single screen. It should arrive this year.

By |2021-08-10T19:32:38-04:00July 19, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Byton M-Byte EV

Land Conservation – Timothy Abbott

★ August 9, 6PM. Land Conservation Talk at McEnroe Organic Farm. Learn about the importance of land conservation with a public talk from Timothy Abbott, an experienced and local land conservation leader. Register here.

By |2021-08-10T19:25:31-04:00July 9, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Land Conservation – Timothy Abbott

Rebuilding Together

Need help with major home repairs? Dutchess County has a new program, Rebuilding Together. Any Dutchess homeowner in good standing with a home worth no more than $300,000 and whose total gross income is under $105,501 should definitely apply. Questions call 845-454-7310 or email info@rtdutchess.org. Find the application here. Applications must be filed by September 30, 2021.

By |2021-08-06T16:35:56-04:00June 14, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Rebuilding Together

Ulster County Green Jobs Training

★ The Ulster County Executive is making important green inroads for our mountainous neighbor to the west. Pat Ryan, whom some may remember being edged out of the Democratic nomination for U.S. Representative by Antonio Delgado in 2018, has a green jobs training program, and other efforts are in the works. See here

By |2021-07-09T09:08:06-04:00May 28, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Ulster County Green Jobs Training

Lithium Dreams – NY Times

★ Lithium Dreams. The demand for a key component in our green-energy future, lithium, will double in the next few years. Mining it conventionally  involves vast quantities of water and sulfuric acid. So far the dig-and-despoil US mining industry is shunning new low-impact mining techniques. Read this NY Times feature here.

By |2021-08-06T16:36:09-04:00May 28, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Lithium Dreams – NY Times

Native Plants, Climate Change, and Your Backyard – Doug Tallamy Zoom

★ May 19, 7PM. Native Plants, Climate Change, and Your Backyard. Hear Doug Tallamy, an eminent conservationist and professor of entomology and wildlife ecology at Delaware U., Zoom about the importance of backyard biodiversity and how to achieve and sustain it. He’s an engaging speaker and author of beloved books on the topic. Register here. This is a MetroWest Climate Solutions webinar.

By |2021-08-06T16:36:26-04:00May 13, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Native Plants, Climate Change, and Your Backyard – Doug Tallamy Zoom
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