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September 2022

Clean Energy Justice Convergence

September 20 @ 1:00 PM - September 23 @ 7:00 PM

PA IPL is joining with local partners, including the Clean Energy Convergence, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Breathe Project, Ohio River Valley Institute, FracTracker Alliance, Environmental Health Project, Women for a Healthy Environment, Valley Clean Air Now, Center for Coalfield Justice, Clean Air Council, Environmental Integrity Project, Re-!magine Beaver County, Protect PT, Fenceline Watch, The Natural History Museum, and PennFuture to promote a series of events from Tuesday, 9/20, through Friday, 9/23. These events are timed to coincide with the 2022…

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Rachel Carson: A Pioneer for Science-based Policy Connecting Environment and Health

September 20 @ 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
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University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health Lecture PA IPL's Patricia DeMarco, PhD (Senior Scholar, Chatham University) will be giving a lecture, "Rachel Carson: A Pioneer for Science-based Policy Connecting Environment and Health," on September 20th! Born in Allegheny County, pioneering naturalist Rachel Carson (1907-1964) used her knowledge of science and her early understanding of the interconnectedness of all living things to advocate for policy based on science. We must adjust our ways of interacting with the Earth and each…

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Uniting States for 100% Renewable Energy

September 21 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Next week, PennEnvironment is co-hosting a webinar with partners at Environment America about progress towards 100% renewable energy (and the work still to come). As you likely know, 10 states have committed to 100% clean or renewable energy. And thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act, over the next decade federal tax credits will make it easier for more Americans to invest in solar, wind and other efficient electric technologies that can run on renewable energy. So, Environment America is hosting…

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The Connection Between Climate and Voting with PA IPL & JEA

September 21 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Join us Wednesday, September 21 at 7:00pm for a meeting as part of PA IPL's ongoing partnership with Jewish Earth Alliance (JEA). TOPIC: The Connection Between Climate and Voting SPEAKER: Phyllis Blumberg, PA organizer for the Jewish Earth Alliance and Board member at PA IPL Inspirational speaker: TBD - Voting is the most essential way Americans can express their concerns and opinions. Citizens concerned about climate change need to be consistently voting in every election, and voting for candidates who will work to address…

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Autumn Equinox: A Harvest of Gratitude

September 22 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lancaster County Central Park, 1050 Rockford Rd
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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What better way to show gratitude as a community than sharing food? Join Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake (IPC) and come together to celebrate the Autumn Equinox in a Harvest of Gratitude on September 22, 5pm at Lancaster County Central Park. We will walk around the park and learn about local community garden initiatives with Hawa Lassanah. We will learn how food justice relates to efforts towards clean water in our communities. Hawa Lassanah is the founder of DECA City Farms,…

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Memorial Bike Ride in Honor of Nas Cunningham

September 24 @ 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
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Please join the Philadelphia community on Saturday, September 24th to celebrate the life of Nyier 'Nas' Cunningham who was killed while riding a bike in July of this year. Members of his community and they are hosting a memorial ride to honor Nas. His community was hoping to get a good showing of residents in the bike, skate, and safe streets community. Please spread the word. RSVP: @bikebae215 (205) 660-5632

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Main Line IPL September 2022 Monthly Chapter Meeting – postponed

September 26 @ 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
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The Main Line chapter of PA IPL typically meets each month on fourth Monday evenings, 7:00-8:45 via Zoom.  We email a link to members on the Tuesday prior — often with a bit of special program description.  Because Rosh Hashanah falls on September 26th this year, we will be having our September meeting one week later on October 3rd.  We hope you will join us! To make sure you get the links, reach out to conveners Courtenay Willcox and Chuck…

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What the Inflation Reduction Act Means for our Climate with U.S. Representatives Dean, Houlahan, and Scanlon

September 27 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Curious about what the Inflation Reduction Act means for Pennsylvanians and our environment and climate? Join PennEnvironment and special guests U.S. Representatives Madeleine Dean, Chrissy Houlahan, and Mary Gay Scanlon for an online webinar to learn more about this historic bill, what it means for our climate, and how you can take advantage of tax credits and incentives in your own life. Make sure to RSVP and we’ll send you the Zoom log-in info.

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