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

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

Testimony at February 27th 2019 City Council session

Another fossil fuel project being voted on. Extending our dependence on fossil fuels for another 25 years. The public testified at a hearing on Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 on bill number 181063. The hearing was scheduled by Philadelphia City Council's Committee on Transportation and Public Utilities. The Committee chair is Council member Kenyatta Johnson, and the co-chair … Continue reading Testimony at February 27th 2019 City Council session

Why the US must Lead at Reducing Carbon Emissions

Sir David Attenborough, British naturalist and broadcaster, recently issued an urgent call to action on climate change at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland: The only conditions modern humans have ever known are changing and changing fast. It is tempting and understandable to ignore the evidence and carry on as usual or to be … Continue reading Why the US must Lead at Reducing Carbon Emissions

2018 Year in Review

Looking back at 2018, it’s heartening to see all that our 350 Philly team accomplished as a group of volunteers! 350 aims to protect a livable planet by working with allies around the world to halt and reverse global warming, and to build a just and sustainable economy. Last year, we worked to stop fossil … Continue reading 2018 Year in Review