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Nuclear Energy: Still Unsustainable

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by Andra Leimanis

From 2010 to 2015 New Yorkers often heard gas industry representatives talk about gas as a “safe, clean bridge to a renewable energy future.” Even some environmental organizations said “gas is not as bad as coal” and “fracking can be safe if it’s done right.” However, New Yorkers did not let the false question of which fossil fuel is worse divide us. Anecdotal evidence grew into peer-reviewed research results, and New York earned a fracking ban.

Never Again: March for a Nuclear Free Future

Tue, Aug 9, 2016 11:30am - 3:18pm
City Hall Commons 201 E Washington St, Syracuse, New York 13202

Never Again – March for a Nuclear Free Future

This year will mark 71 years since the tragic nuclear bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.

The procession will step off from the City Hall Commons at the corner of Warren and Washington in the shade on Tuesday, August 9 at noon. Please join us for this beautiful and moving event. Lineup starts at 11:30am.

For more information, contact Ursula at (315) 472-5478

Peace Picnic: Remembering Hiroshima

Sat, Aug 6, 2016 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Thornden Lily Pond, Thornden Park Drive, Syracuse, NY 13210

On Saturday August 6, there will also be a Peace Picnic to remember the tragic nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the Thornden Park Lily Pond from 5pm to sundown.

There will be peace games, crafts, yoga, singing, latern floating and food by SPC, Aloha Japanese Bento Express and My Lucky Tummy's new restaurant project.

Download Flyer here.

2016 Youth Peace Award

Tue, Jun 7, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm
ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Ave.

The event includes a light supper, youth presentations, participatory activities, and time to meet and talk with student peacemakers and their supporters. Parents, teachers, and friends are invited to come and be inspired by what young activists are doing in our community. The program is free and open to the public.

This year’s awardees are:

 

Vincent J. Intondi African Americans Against the Bomb

Thu, Apr 14, 2016 7:00pm
Fri, Apr 15, 2016 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble 3454 Erie Blvd E. Syracuse, NY 13214 April 14, 2016; ArtRage Gallery 505 Hawley Ave, Syracuse, NY Friday, April 15, 2016

A book talk by Vincent Intondi, Associate Professor of African American History at Montgomery Copllege and the Director of Research at the Nuclear Institute of American University in Washington, DC.

African Americans were among the first citizens to protest Truman's decision to use nuclear weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasake in 1945, a fact rarely mentioned by historians.

Blacks in America saw the use of atomic boms as a racial issue from the beginning of the nuclear age.

Vincent J. Intondi African Americans Against the Bomb

Thu, Apr 14, 2016 7:00pm - Fri, Apr 15, 2016 7:00pm
Barnes & Noble 3454 Erie Blvd E. Syracuse, NY 13214 April 14, 2016; ArtRage Gallery 505 Hawley Ave, Syracuse, NY Friday, April 15, 2016

A book talk by Vincent Intondi, Associate Professor of African American History at Montgomery Copllege and the Director of Research at the Nuclear Institute of American University in Washington, DC.

African Americans were among the first citizens to protest Truman's decision to use nuclear weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasake in 1945, a fact rarely mentioned by historians.

Blacks in America saw the use of atomic boms as a racial issue from the beginning of the nuclear age.

Nuclear Free World Committee Meeting with Potluck

Thu, Apr 7, 2016 5:30pm - 7:00pm
114 Milnor Ave., Syracuse, NY

Join us for the Nuclear Free World Committee monthly meeting.  A potluck follows the meeting at 7 pm (first-timers should feel free to not have to bring anything unless they want to).

If this is your first time, please contact Ursula at ursula@peacecouncil.net or 315.472.5478 for a brief orientation.

Learn about Reforming Energy Vision (REV) process

Tue, Mar 29, 2016 7:00pm
ArtRage, 505 Hawley, Syracuse

Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) is a major overhaul of the state's energy policy led by Govenor Cuomo and the New York Public Service Commission.

Nuclear Free World Committee Monthly Meeting

Tue, Mar 8, 2016 5:30pm - 7:00pm
114 Milnor Avenue, Syracuse

Join us for our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss anti-nuclear activities (such as lobbying visits with elected officials), upcoming events, and strategies to inform the public about the dangerous proliferation of nuclear weapons and nuclear power. Our meeting is from 5:30 to 7:00, followed by a potluck supper. You are welcome to join us even if you don't have time to bring anything.  For more information contact Margrit Diehl at margrit.diehl[at]gmail.com.

Film: "The Forgotten Bomb" with filmmaker Bud Ryan

Tue, Mar 22, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

 

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