Events

Sierra Club Niagara Group Energy Committee Meeting

Monday September 11, 2017  6:30pm

Room 258 in the Technology Building at Buffalo State College.  Here is the url for a campus map:  http://suny.buffalostate.edu/sites/suny.buffalostate.edu/files/uploads/Documents/campusmap.pdf

The Technology building is a large white building closer to Grant St. than to Elmwood. It has accessible entrances and is near a parking lot R-12. A permit is needed to park in the lot. A Sierra Club person will be in the lot with permits.

Please come prepared for a season of activism! We have many things to work on. These meetings will be held regularly on the second Monday of each month 


Niagara Frontier Chapter of Adirondack Mountain Club Presents:

CONSERVATION CONVERSATION

September 16, 2017

Mitigating Climate Change

This program will discuss methods that are currently being utilized or are being researched to decrease the effect of climate change on people, communities and aquatic ecosystems. This program is offered at no charge as part of an educational outreach to educate individuals, policy makers and community activists about climate change and how each one of us can participate in decreasing the effect it has on the planet.

Our expert speakers will share a wealth of knowledge on a topic they are passionate about:

Christopher Page, MS – Senior Biologist, Mote Marine Laboratory in the Florida Keys will speak about Coral Re-skinning to mitigate the effect of climate change on coral reefs. He will discuss the importance of coral reefs and the impact climate change is having on them.

Zoé A. Hamstead, PhD – Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo School of Architecture & Planning and Director of the Community Resilience Lab, Dr. Hamstead will share her research on the impact of extreme heats on communities and the development of socially equitable, livable & healthy urban communities.

Leah B. Bernhardi, BS, MS, J.D. Candidate, Class of 2017 will share her experience in December 2015 when she spent a week in Paris, France attending the 21st Conference of the Parties for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. She will discuss the Paris Agreement, what other countries are doing and what we can do about climate change

LOCATION:

Daemen College
Schenck Hall / Auditorium Room 107
4380 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14226

Doors open at 8:30 am, refreshments will be available.
Presentations start at 9:00 AM. The program ends at noon.


Please join the Interfaith Climate Justice Community in a

Contemplative Prayer Service 

To Heal Our Distressed Planet

Friday, September 22, 2017, 7-8pm

First Presbyterian Church, Symphony Circle, Buffalo

Parking off Pennsylvania Ave. adjacent to Church

Please call 838-5650 for more information


SIERRA CLUB NIAGARA MONTHLY MEETING

Tuesday September 26th, 2017 (4th Tuesday of Each Month)

7:00-9:00 PM

Daemen College, 4380 Main Street Amherst, Dun Scotus Hall Room 252

Packed with discussion of current environmental issues. Meet other people and learn about on- going issues and local campaigns. All meetings are open to the public, so come join us. We look forward to meeting you.


INTERFAITH CLIMATE JUSTICE COMMUNITY MEETING

Wednesday, October 18th  at 7:00 PM

St. Joseph’s University Church – 3269 Main St., Buffalo, NY

at our August 16th meeting it was agreed that ICJC will work on a “divestment-reinvestment” campaign.  We also agreed that we would begin a puppet-making venture—at the recent Peoples’ Climate March, large puppets, many carried by representatives of the religious community,  were the most captivating part of the event.

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