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!
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
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
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
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
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