NEXT WRITER’S GROUP MEETING: Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Climate and Clean Energy Writer’s Group

A public education and outreach project of the Sierra Club Niagara Group.

Meets Monday, March 3rd, 2014

With Kevin Walter,

Buffalo News Deputy Editorial Page Editor

 

We’re pleased to announce that Kevin Walter will join us for this month’s Sierra Club CACE Writers Group meeting.  Mr. Walter will present on the basics of the News’ editorial page, and answer questions.  This will be a great opportunity for aspiring writers to hear what it takes to get their writing published and to get an inside look at the process.

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, March 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

There is no process required.  If you would like us to help you with fact checking or editing, or any form of encouragement, please contact us.

Current top 5 articles we’re tracking:

If you would like to review one or more of these articles for our February meeting, please let us know.

We encourage you to write a letter to the editor or article regarding any of the issues raised in these articles or others that inspire you to respond, and we are ready and willing to help with fact checking, editing etc.

1.  Sierra Club fact sheet on the Trans Pacific Partnership, which could have a devastating impact on clean energy development.

2. A Letter to the Editor (LTE) from our own Ellen Banks on clean energy and the W. Virginia Coal spill.

3. A Study shows fracking is bad for babies.

4. Davos:  Climate Impacts Pose Severe Global Economic Risks.

5.  Climate Change Will Double El Nino Events.

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