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Unite Behind the Science..and the Math

a 2019 NYC Climate Week Event

September 25, 2019, New Building:  L2.85

A joint program of the John Jay Collage Environmental Justice and Sustainability Program, Environmental Education Fund and Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions Program, Columbia University, Earth Institute

Film and Discussion: YOU SAY YOU WANT TO GET TO ZERO CARBON…SHOW ME YOUR FIRST GIGAWATT DOWN

Film and discussion with Rezwan Razani, Footprint to Wings who is creating the Race to Zero Carbon competition.

Go beyond climate striking! There is a lot of theoretical information about how renewables and efficiency can replace fossil fuels. First Gigawatt Down, Parts 1 and 2, simplify the math and challenge you to form a team to come up with the best plan for your state to reduce a gigawatt of fossil fuel energy using real data, and factoring in NIMBY, logistical, technical, and social justice issues.

Film, Presentation and Discussion: A CANDID DISCUSSION ABOUT NUCLEAR POWER AFTER FUKUSHIMA

Presentation and Discussion with Pushker Kharecha, Deputy Director of the Climate Science Awareness and Solutions Program, Columbia University, The Earth Institute, about German and Japan’s experience after closing many of their nuclear power plants.

We will first show Jon Bowermaster’s 6 minute film,The Long Shadow of Indian Point, that explains concisely why many people are wary of nuclear power in general and Indian Point in particular.

DISCUSSION AND BRAINSTORMING

We will have the room for an extra hour for continued discussion and brainstorming.

https://www.climateweeknyc.org/event/unite-behind-scienceand-math 

Free tickets:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unite-behind-the-science-and-the-math-first-gigawatt-down-tickets-71846907033

 

 

6th annual EcoCinema Cafe, a  3-day Marathon of Films & Discussions
April 15-17, 2019
New Building Student Dining Hall
in collaboration with Environmental Education Fund

 

5th annual EcoCinema Cafe, a  3-day Marathon of Films & Discussions
April 24-26, 2018
New Building Student Dining Hall
in collaboration with Environmental Education Fund

 

 

 

Awakening the Dreamer - Changing the Dream
a Pachamama Alliance Workshop at the 4th Annual EcoCinema Cafe
April 24, 2017
860 11th Avenue, NY NY in the Student Dining Hall
in collaboration with Environmental Education Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  4th Annual EcoCinema Cafe, a 3-day Marathon of Films and Discussions
April 24-26, 2017
New Building Student Dining Hall
in collaboration with Environmental Education Fund

 

From April 24 through 26, 2017, in the New Building Student Dining Hall, John Jay College will present the 4th annual  EcoCinema Cafe Film festival.  Environmental documentaries will be shown all day interspersed by discussions and short films.  The EcoCinema Cafe Festival is a joint project of the college’s Sustainability Council, the Sustainability Environmental Justice program and the Environmental Education Fund

Check back frequently as the schedule of films is filled in by faculty members who are selecting films of interest to their classes.