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

Testimony at May 2, 2019 session of City Council

Two Philadelphians—Joe Cox and Meenal Raval—spoke this week against our own municipal utility’s desires to extend their customer base for fracked gas by developing an LNG facility. You can learn more at 350philly.org/NoLNG. Watch, and/or read testimony below. Joe Cox, candidate for City Council At Large Good morning! I’m Meenal Raval.  And I’m here today to … Continue reading Testimony at May 2, 2019 session of City Council

Endorsements for May 21st Primary Election in Philadelphia

Primary elections are coming up on Tuesday, May 21! Here in Philadelphia, registered Democrats and Republicans have a chance to select candidates for City Council, Mayor, and other important races. Philadelphians can vote for five at-large candidates for City Council, in addition to a candidate to represent their own district. Since Philly is so heavily … Continue reading Endorsements for May 21st Primary Election in Philadelphia

Testimony at April 11, 2019 session of City Council

350 Philly's Meenal Raval spoke this week against our own municipal utility’s desires to extend their customer base for fracked gas by developing an LNG facility. You can learn more at 350philly.org/NoLNG. Watch, and/or read testimony offered by Meenal Raval. Hello. My name is Meenal Raval. Here today speaking on bill number 181063, known as PGW’s … Continue reading Testimony at April 11, 2019 session of City Council

Testimony at April 4, 2019 session of City Council

Two people spoke this week against our own municipal utility’s desires to extend their customer base for fracked gas by developing an LNG facility. You can learn more at 350philly.org/NoLNG. First up, candidate Joe Cox, running for City Council At Large. Next, Meenal Raval of 350 Philly. Hello, my name is Meenal Raval. I’m here today … Continue reading Testimony at April 4, 2019 session of City Council

Introducing Philly Talks Climate, a weekly radio show

350 Philadelphia has moved into radio with its new show Philly Talks Climate. Philly Talks Climate is a weekly radio show focused on the climate crisis, how it affects Philadelphia, and how we can create just solutions here, in our region, together. Hosted by Meenal Raval of 350 Philadelphia and Tanya Seaman, Philly Talks Climate … Continue reading Introducing Philly Talks Climate, a weekly radio show

Testimony at March 28th 2019 City Council session

The Philadelphia community continues to resist our own municipal utility’s desires to extend their customer base for fracked gas. You can learn more at 350philly.org/NoLNG. The below is testimony of 3 residents opposing PGW’s proposed LNG facility, on March 28th 2019. Pat Libbey made an interesting, and timely, connection between children, Easter, and pollution.     Abby … Continue reading Testimony at March 28th 2019 City Council session

Testimony at March 21st 2019 City Council session

The Philadelphia community is resisting our own municipal utility wanting to extend their gas customer base for fracked gas. You can learn more at 350philly.org/NoLNG. The below is testimony of 2 residents against this project on March 21st 2019. Hello. My name is Emily Davis.  I ask you to please vote down Bill 181063 which … Continue reading Testimony at March 21st 2019 City Council session

Testimony at March 14th 2019 City Council session

People keep speaking up against the proposed LNG facility in Philadelphia. Witness three speakers from March 14th, 2019. Hi. My name is Meenal Raval. I’m here to talk about bill number 181063, otherwise known as PGW’s public-private partnership to develop and operate a liquid natural gas (LNG) processing facility. I think the public in “public private … Continue reading Testimony at March 14th 2019 City Council session