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https://nyforcleanpower.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/71690020_2568435009866961_3910282421215428608_o.jpg12251837Michaela Ciovaccohttps://nyforcleanpower.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/340x200-NYfCP-Logo-1.pngMichaela Ciovacco2019-09-24 12:00:152019-10-22 03:24:10Climate Solutions Summit Draws More than 300 to New Paltz from Across the Region and the State
The Hudson Valley Environmental Justice Coalition endeavors to bring nationally recognized figures to local audiences to speak about environmental justice and the environmental-crisis. Aaron Mair will join Rev. Dr. Gregory Simpson for a moderated conversation.
Aaron Mair has spent much of his career advocating for environmental justice, including fighting to shut down a solid waste incinerator in his Albany, New York, hometown and helping to lead the campaign for the cleanup of toxic PCBs in the Hudson River. In 2015, he became the first African American president of the Sierra Club.
In 1995, Mair founded the Arbor Hill Environmental Justice Corporation, which was a member of the White House Council on Environmental Quality from 1998 to 2000. He also founded, served as board member, and lectured at the W. Haywood Burns Environmental Education Center in the Albany Capital region of New York. In 1999, Mair was a member of Friends of Clean Hudson. In 2000, Mair received an EPA Environmental Quality Award for clean-up of PCBs on the Hudson River. Mair, also served as a board member at the New York League of Conservation Voters in 2000. He currently serves on the board of directors of Hudson River Sloop Clearwater.
Rev. Dr. Gregory Simpson (moderator) is a scientist and theologian. He holds a Doctorate degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of the West Indies. He was a postdoctoral research fellow in genomic physiology and molecular biology at UMass Medical School and taught chemistry as an adjunct professor at Worcester State University. Later he completed both Master of Divinity (MDiv) and Master of Sacred Theology (STM) degrees in New Testament Bible and Ethics at Union Theological Seminary NY. His scholarship focused on Intellectual Property Rights, Biblical Ethics and Climate Change. He is the Pastor at Nauraushaun Presbyterian Church & Co-Founder of Learning for Life Solutions.
The Ashokan Center
Calvary Presbyterian Church (Newburgh)
The Center for Economic and Environmental Partnership
Citizens Climate Lobby – Columbia County Chapter
Citizens Climate Lobby – Mid-Hudson South
The Climate Actors
Climate Reality Hudson Valley & Catskills Chapter
Holy Cross/Santa Cruz Episcopal Church
Hudson River Maritime Museum
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
The Hudson River Watershed Alliance
Kingston Interfaith Council
Kingston Midtown Rising
Minister’s Alliance of Ulster County
Nauraushaun Presbyterian Church
New Paltz Climate Action
Oceans 8 Films
Old Dutch Church Kingston
New Progressive Baptist Church
New Yorkers for Clean Power
Peaceful Guardians Project
Pointe of Praise Family Life Center
Radio Kingston (WKNY)
Schaghticoke First Nations
Sustainable Hudson Valley
Ulster County MBK
Ulster County Muslim Association
Ulster County Youth Bureau
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills
Join the Heat Smart Southern Tier team and homeowner Jeff Emerson to tour his home in Oxford which is cooled by
Join the Heat Smart Southern Tier team and homeowner Jeff Emerson to tour his home in Oxford which is cooled by a Mitsubishi heat pump system. Installer partner Dave Tierno of AirSource LLC will also be on hand to answer questions about this heat pump system. HeatSmart Southern Tier is a program of the Network for a Sustainable Tomorrow (NEST), formerly known as the Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition (BRSC)
Learn about gas bans, Ithaca's cutting edge energy codes and how towns & cities can decarbonize their existing buildings!
Amy Turner -
Learn about gas bans, Ithaca’s cutting edge energy codes and how towns & cities can decarbonize their existing buildings!
Amy Turner – Senior Fellow at the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School
Nick Goldsmith – Sustainability Coordinator for the City of Ithaca and the Town of Ithaca
Mark Thielking – Director of Energy and Sustainability for the Town of Bedford.