upcoming climate-related events thru Jun 1 2017

See below for local events related to climate action & solutions. If we’ve missed an event from your group, please get them to us by Saturday for inclusion.

Mon May 22 8a – Walk for Green Jobs & Justice
Wayne Junction station to City Hall

Since the morning of May 8, the Power Local Green Jobs campaign has been walking across PECO’s service area, to show our utility the way to a clean energy future, one with good paying jobs for those who need them most.

Mon May 22 12p – The final mile: Walk for Green Jobs & Justice
Thomas Paine Plaza, 1401 JFK Blvd to PECO HQ, 2301 Market St, Philadelphia 

After approximately 100 miles, the walk will conclude with a final march to PECO headquarters. The final leg will be joined by 350.org founder Bill McKibben, Bishop Dwayne Royster, and other well-known leaders.

Mon May 22 – Tue May 23 11a – 5p DC lobby days – Stop the FERC Quorum

Hosts: Stop the Pipelines, Delaware Riverkeeper Network

Tue May 23 5-7p – DEP’s listening sessions on Environmental Justice
Chester City Hall Council Chambers, 1 Fourth Street, Chester, PA 

Tue May 23 6p – SEPTA’s Youth Advisory Council meeting
City CoHo, 2401 Walnut St, Philadelphia 

Connecting Youth and Communities: A Dinner Dialogue about Transit’s Potential and its Future


Wed May 24 11a – bus trip – Cut Methane: Pennsylvanians Demand Action

Last week the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that industry’s own self-reported data is showing methane emissions went up an alarming 20%. Philadelphia’s air quality is directly impacted to oil and gas air pollution. Over 30,000 Pennsylvania children per year will suffer asthma attacks due to ozone from this industry – over 6,000 of them living in the Philadelphia area. Join the bus headed to Harrisburg, asking Governer Wolf to fulfill his promise to us.

  • 7am – bus from 30th Street Station, organized by Clean Air Council & Clean Water Action 
  • 11am – Press conference, PA State Capitol, 501 N 3rd St, Harrisburg
  • 1130am – Air Pollution Action
  • 1-4pm Meet with elected officials
  • 6:30p – bus gets you back to 30th Street Station 

Contact: Justin Wasser at jwasser@cleanair.org

Wed May 24 12-1p bake sale – Save the EPA
1650 Arch St, Phila

Host: PennEnvironment

Thu May 25 12:30p PA-IPL policy update call 

Join us to learn more about recent climate and just transition efforts to create clean energy policies at the national, state, and local level. Call 814-480-0660.  

Thu May 25 3p SEPTA Board Meeting
1234 Market St, Philadelphia 

Thu May 25 4-6p DEP’s listening sessions on Environmental Justice
Fairmount Water Works, 640 Water Works Drive, Philadelphia, PA 

Thu May 25 6p 350PHL’s Fossil Free SEPTA team meeting
Triumph Baptist Church, 1648 W Hunting Park Ave, Philadelphia

Thu Jun 1 6-9p meet the Tar Sands Valve Turners
Circle of Hope, 2007 Frankford Ave, Phila PA 

Learn to Shut it Down & Disrupt the System

Hosts: Resist Sunoco PA, Shut It Down, EDGE Philly, 350 Philly 

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