In April, you can take part in Vanguard's Big Climate Problem Walk from April 18-22, ending on Earth Day! Vanguard Investment Group, headquartered in Malvern, is one of the largest asset managers in the world, and also one of the biggest investors in fossil fuels. Join Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) and members of ally … Continue reading Join These Upcoming Climate Actions
Help stop dangerous “bomb trains” from carrying Liquefied Natural Gas through Philadelphia
Help us fight to keep the “bomb trains” from coming through Philadelphia! Sign this petition to President Biden, telling him not to permit highly explosive Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) through Philadelphia and our region! In 2020, New Fortress Energy received a Special Permit from then-President Trump, to transport highly explosive Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) by … Continue reading Help stop dangerous “bomb trains” from carrying Liquefied Natural Gas through Philadelphia
350 Philly Endorses Ginny Kerslake for PA State House
We are excited to endorse Ginny Kerslake in the Democratic primary for PA State Representative in the 167th District, in Chester County! Ginny is committed to the fight against construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline, and a strong advocate for climate justice, universal health care, a $15 minimum wage, and fair funding for public … Continue reading 350 Philly Endorses Ginny Kerslake for PA State House
Let’s Elect Green New Deal Champions to the PA Legislature!
350 Philly’s steering committee is thrilled to endorse two Democratic candidates for Pennsylvania’s state legislature, both running against incumbents in the June 2nd primary election: Rick Krajewski—188th Assembly District in West Philadelphia Nikil Saval—1st Senate District, encompassing neighborhoods in South Philly, Center City, and the River Wards In a time of enormous health and economic crises … Continue reading Let’s Elect Green New Deal Champions to the PA Legislature!
A Planet to Win Book Event, and Next Steps
Thanks to everyone who joined Tuesday's conversation about A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal! It was a great conversation with lots of ideas and energy.We wanted to share the recording of this online discussion along with some additional information, and to let you know about a follow-up event: You can … Continue reading A Planet to Win Book Event, and Next Steps
350 Philly Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
Senator Bernie Sanders is taking on our climate crisis by fighting for a comprehensive Green New Deal. In order to ensure a habitable planet for ourselves and our descendants, we must transition to renewable energy at an urgent pace. Bernie’s GND plan calls for using 100% renewable energy for electricity, buildings, transportation by 2030--and reducing … Continue reading 350 Philly Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
Students know the link between Environmental Justice and Climate Justice
Philly Strikes Back—Philadelphia’s latest Youth Climate Strike, on December 6—offered quite a sight. About 1,500 young people and allies came together on Thomas Paine Plaza, just across from City Hall, and then joined in a march through Center City calling for climate justice. Part of a wave of events across the nation, the strike event … Continue reading Students know the link between Environmental Justice and Climate Justice
350 Philly Endorses Kendra Brooks for City Council
On November 5th, let’s elect a champion for a Green New Deal to join Philadelphia City Council! 350Philly is excited to join many allies in endorsing Kendra Brooks for City Council at Large. Kendra is a working class organizer, activist, and coalition builder who lives in the Nicetown community. She is running on the Working … Continue reading 350 Philly Endorses Kendra Brooks for City Council
350 Philly Joins the Climate Strike!
On Friday, September 20, three days before the UN Climate Summit in NYC, young people and adults will strike all across the US and around the world to demand transformative action to address the climate emergency. This intergenerational event has grown out of the inspiring student strikes initiated in Sweden last year. 350 Philly, along … Continue reading 350 Philly Joins the Climate Strike!
Transforming PGW into a Municipal Utility for the Next Century
Last month, nearly 100 people showed up for a hearing about The Sustainability of PGW. Who were they? People concerned about the climate crisis, renewable energy advocates, environmental justice advocates, economic justice advocates. They included experts from academic institutions, renowned research centers, and representatives from the City and PGW. They had all waited months for … Continue reading Transforming PGW into a Municipal Utility for the Next Century