Tag: Environment

Jewish Caucus Meeting Speaker – Dr. Paul, Climate Change

Climate Change: The Threats and the Opportunities Climate change is the greatest problem of the 21st century.  It is a serious threat to our economy, ecosystems and people.  Our region is particularly vulnerable yet remains behind many areas in terms of action. Dr. Paul is Asst. Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies at New College….

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FUNDRAISER: Change the Climate in Tally; Vote David Fairey

The Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida, the Manatee Democratic Environmental Caucus, and the Environmental Caucus of Sarasota Democrats invite you to support David Fairey, for State House, District 73. Enjoy a round table discussion featuring David Fairey, Sean Patton for Sarasota Soil and Water, and John Capese, science officer at Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida…

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Environmental Caucus Meeting- Margaret Good and Legislating Climate Change

Join the Environmental Caucus of Sarasota County Democrats, on Monday, September 14th for an environmental discussion with Representative Margaret Good. There, you will have the opportunity to hear from and interact directly with Margaret Good. During this event, Margaret will discuss why climate change is a top priority, how she has fought for our environment…

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Environmental Caucus Monthly Meeting – FDEC Chair, Janelle Christensen and State House Endorsed Candidates

Register Here for Zoom Link: https://www.mobilize.us/sarasotacountydec/event/290836/ Janelle Christensen, the chair of the Florida Democratic Environmental Caucus will discuss the Legislative Tracker for environmental legislation the Environmental Report Card for State House Members. Also, the endorsed candidates for State House Seats will be introduced and will discuss their platforms.    

Englewood ENVIRONMENT Town Hall with Alice White

Hands Across the Water President Samantha Gentrup moderates a Town Hall with Dr. Steven Suau and Candidate Alice White, County Commissioner Dist 5. Ms. Gentrup is an educator and advocate focused on rectifying the current environmental disaster of toxic algae blooms occurring in the Gulf of Mexico.  Dr. Suau has long been involved in innovative…

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Environmental Caucus presents Cathy Antunes on Local Elections. – ZOOM

  RSVP HERE: https://www.mobilize.us/sarasotacountydec/event/269898/ Topic: Democratic Party presence in local and state elections with a discussion about how most environmental issues are decided locally. Part I of a 2 Part Series by Cathy Antunes. Cathy is host of “The Detail”, a radio show about local politics on WSLR 96.5 FM. To enter the meeting, look…

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Author Ed Fallon Talks About The Great March for Climate Action

The Suncoast Climate Justice Coalition is hosting a talk by Ed Fallon. Ed is a former Iowa legislator, climate activist and host of the progressive radio program, “The Fallon Forum”. Ed will be discussing his book Marcher, Walker, Pilgrim which chronicles his journey across the U.S. in 2014 called the Great March for Climate Action….

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Manatee Sarasota Sierra Club Group January 2020 Membership Meeting

At the January 2020 General Membership Meeting there will be a presentation by the Lemur Conservation Foundation. Lemurs have been recognized as one of the most endangered groups of animals and the most unique group of primates. Over 100 species are naturally found only on the island of Madagascar, the hottest biodiversity hotspot in the…

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Margaret Good Hosts Sarasota Weekend of Action

Margaret Good is kicking off our Weekend of Action in every county the weekend of the 14th and 15th! Come join an experienced partner and talk to democrats and independents about Margaret, gathering petitions, and collecting vote by mail and registration forms! Let’s end 2019 strong and win this. RSVP Here: https://secure.ngpvan.com/mebGS5G8M0Oh6U_gZAtWSA2 Join us in…

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 Rethinking Plastics Update

Join Rethinking Plastic and Sarasota County Student Environmental Alliance (SCSEA) for an informational evening regarding the recycling (or lack of) in the Sarasota County School system and what the students are doing about it. Hear about Coral Gables and how their City Commission voted unanimously, to appeal a recent Third District Court of Appeal decision, slapping down…

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Climate Crisis and Solutions; Spotlight Florida

The Manasota Chapter of  VP Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Training Corps will be presenting material from his slidedeck on the Climate Crisis and solutions, with a focus on Florida. Presenters are all area leaders who were trained by VP Al Gore. This presentation is part of the Climate Reality worldwide 24 hours Truth in Action….

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Manatee Sarasota Sierra Club Group November 2019 Membership Meeting

Peter Blake and Brian Kelly will be the special guest speakers at the November 2019 Membership Meeting. Presentation Topic: Sustainable Development; An Environmentally Conscious Sarasota Brian Kelly: As a Sarasota native Brian grew up with a strong passion for outdoors, nature and wildlife. Brian”s entrepreneurial mindset and solid work ethic led him to start his…

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Discussion of The Green New Deal

New College Professor Mark Paul will help us understand the policies that are part of The Green New Deal. Mark Paul is a political economist working in the areas of inequality, environmental economics, and applied microeconomics. His research is focused on understanding the causes and consequences of inequality and assessing and designing remedies to address…

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ECSCD South County Environmental Focus Group Meeting

Please RSVP to event at https://www.mobilize.us/sarasotacountydec/event/108117/ Lynn Nilssen will be the guest speaker a give a presentation on the Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 national campaign, aimed at leveraging the power of cities to catalyze a transition toward renewable energy. Sarasota was the second city in the state to commit to 100% clean energy in 2017…

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Dangerous Dust Issue Near Booker High School

Please attend this VERY IMPORTANT meeting to help protect our school children and others. RSVP HERE The Newtown Health Disparities and Environmental Collaborators are presenting a meeting to make the public aware of the egregious issue of dangerous dust affecting the Booker High School and the surrounding area. The Democratic Environmental Caucus is assisting with…

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