UPCOMING EVENTS!

 Wednesday January 29th, 7:00-8:00pm

 SIERRA CLUB CLEAN ENERGY CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF MEETING

Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo Alliance Room

695 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo

 Dirty fuels like coal and gas put WNY families at risk. Not only do they pollute our air, but it also contributes to asthma and climate change. The great news is that WNY can be a leader in clean energy.  We’re starting to use our historic manufacturing base as an example of what is possible in a clean energy future, but we can do a lot more.  All we need is for Gov. Cuomo to step up and be a hero for renewable energy.  You can help make that happen!

So please join us at our Kick-Off Meeting on Wednesday, January 29th at 7:00pm to learn more about the campaign and how you can help. With enough people involved, we can introduce new clean energy programs for the state of New York, making our transition to clean energy possible!

RSVP welcomed but not necessary –   charlotteo@greencorps.org  –  and bring a friend!

Monday Feb. 3rd

 CLIMATE REALITY PROJECT PRESENTATION

Frederick Stoss, MS, MLS – SUNY University at Buffalo Librarian for Biological Sciences, Ecology/Environmental Science, Geology and Math, will give a short presentation on Climate Change.  Mr. Stoss has trained with the Climate Reality Project, founded by former Vice President Al Gore.

WHO:   Open to the public and free.  This event is geared toward those who wish to write about climate and clean energy issues, but all are welcome.

WHAT: The Sierra Club’s Climate and Clean Energy (CACE) Writers Group holds its February monthly meeting, Co-sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo (UUCB) Social Justice Task Force.

WHEN:  Monday, February 3rd from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. The presentation and Q&A will take 45 minutes to an hour, followed by a short break when non-writers are welcome to exit if they like, leaving 30-45 minutes to review recent media reports and discuss writing projects

WHERE: Unitarian Universalist Church – 695 Elmwood at Ferry.  Use the garden entrance – meeting is in the 2nd floor Alliance Room

WHY:  Mr. Stoss will provide us with a short, science based overview of Climate Change

Monday Feb. 10th

PROPOSED FRACKING BAN IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY

The Chautauqua Town Council is considering a resolution to ban use and transport of frack waste in the Town and a recommendation to the County Legislature to ban fracking in Chautauqua County.  The Town meeting to discuss fracking is scheduled for February 10 at 7:15 in the Town Offices located in the old School building in Mayville.  Please attend and let the Town Council know that fracking is a dangerous industrial process that results in toxic waste; it is a danger to public health.  For more information, contact Jenn – 703- 895- 4571

Monday Feb. 24th

Energy Committee Meeting

If you are interested in promoting clean, renewable energy in WNY please consider attending the Energy Committee meeting of the SC Niagara Group. The next meeting is scheduled for:

Monday Jan. 20, 2014  at 6 PM

Tri-Main Building 2495 Main St (use Halbert street entrance)

WNYCOSH Room # 438

Tuesday February 25th

Sierra Club-Niagara Group General Group Meeting

We hold Group meetings the fourth Tuesday of the month at Daemen College, in room 240 of Dun Scotus Hall. The campus is located at 4380 Main Street in Amherst. Our meetings begin at 7 p.m. and are packed with discussion of current environmental issues. All are welcome, come join us. We look forward to meeting you.

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