This episode stars the NYC Metro Raging Grannies. I will play excerpts from one of their dvd's, the one where they performed with Pete Seeger, who sang and played banjo, and one of their cd's. Also joining me will be Pete Rugh from System Change Not Climate Change.
Grassroots Alliance New York City is a coalition of enviro groups focused on replacing the use of fossil fuels, especially fracked shale gas, with wind, water and solar power. Events range from screenings to panel discussions to rallies and eco fairs.
Among the groups represented in this alliance are:
Beyond Oil NYC
Brooklyn Committee for Peace
Brooklyn for Climate Change
Bronx Climate Justice North CARP (Coalition Against the Rockaway Pipeline) Citizen Radon Watch Citizens' Climate Lobby Community Board 2 of Queens Credo Environmental Task Force of Saint John the Divine Green Faith Green Map System Gray Panthers NYC Hudson Valley Earth First IMAC LES Coalition Against Fracking Natural Resilience Fund NYC Friends of Clearwater New York Climate Action Group New York Society for Ethical Culture NYU Sustainablity Occupy Sandy Occupy The Pipeline Occupy Union Square Occupy Wall Street Environmental Solidarity Working Group Rainforest Action Network Riverkeeper
Riverside Church Beloved Earth Taskforce Sane Energy Project Shut Down Indian Point Now System Change Not Climate Change Times Up! United For Action World Can’t Wait