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Join Sam McKinley (Miami Group Excom Chair) on Saturday December 15th at 2PM for a discussion on Land Use in America – complimenting Iris Book Cafe’s current art exhibit Consuming the American Landscape by John Gains.
Iris Book Cafe: 1331 Main Cincinnati, OH 45202
Sewage Overflows continue to plague Cincinnati. When it rains storm water enters the sewers, mixes with sewage, overflowing into our waterways and backing up into basements. An estimated 14 billion gallons overflow each year, threatening public and environmental health. After decades of in action by the Metropolitan Sewer District, isn’t time to say No Sewage in Streams!
Enjoy the nice spring weather this weekend at Sierra Club’s 3rd annual Cocktail for a Cause. Join Aveda and Sierra Club members as we raise support for Ohio Water Sentinels Saturday April 13th at Mt. Adam’s Pavilion, from 7-10 p.m. The evening will be a collision of nature and fashion with water themed fashion show, rain barrel art, silent auction, food, fun, and more!!!
This November, Bill McKibben and 350.org are hitting the road to build the movement that will change the terrifying math of the climate crisis. Joe Bowman and Andy Betts are planning to attend this event and report back. If you are interested in attending, call Joe at 513-720-8744 or email him at [email protected]
77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215
Doors open 6PM, event starts at 7 PM
Featuring Bill McKibben.
It’s simple math: we can burn 565 more gigatons of carbon dioxide and stay below 2°C of warming — anything more than that risks catastrophe for life on earth. The only problem? Fossil fuel corporations now have 2,795 gigatons in their reserves, five times the safe amount. And they’re planning to burn it all — unless we rise up to stop them. Continue reading Do the Math on Climate Change
Annual Meeting at Miamitown’s Historic Town Hall — held Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 PM
A presentation about the ongoing Great Miami River
Citizens’ Water Quality Monitoring Program
at Miamitown’s Historic Town Hall Continue reading THE LAND CONSERVANCY OF HAMILTON COUNTY, OHIO “Secrets of the Streams”
Come join Sierra Club members and friends at the annual environmental forum, Wednesday October 10th to see what progress has been made by the City of Cincinnati in becoming greener and cleaner! Ask questions of city council members and the Office of Environmental Quality. The discussion this year will focus on Zero Waste, with special guests Neil Seldman (Institute for Local Self Reliance) and Mark Fisher (Cincinnati Zoo). The event is free and will be moderated by WVXU’s Ann Thompson.
Have you heard about Fracking? Perhaps on the radio, in the paper, or from a friend. Fracking is a new type of natural gas drilling that has exploded in growth across the country, and is now here in Ohio. Fracking promises economic relief in depressed eastern Ohio counties, but new studies have linked fracking to water and air contamination. At the center of the controversy are the hundreds of different chemicals and millions of gallons of water used to frack each well. If you would like to learn more join us for an information session Fracking by the Numbers, July 28th @ 11:00 @ Park + Vine (1202 main st.). Continue reading Fracking by the Numbers (Park+Vine, July 28th @ 11:00)
PRESS RELEASE – June 25, 2012
Main Library Hosts Series on Living in Harmony with the Environment
The Main Library’s Information & Reference Department is hosting a series of programs in partnership with area organizations that emphasize education, preservation, and community building to help our environment.
Partners include: the Central Ohio River Valley Local Foods Initiative, a grassroots effort to educate our community about the value of locally and sustainable grown food while connecting them with local growers/farmers and markets; Imago Earth Center, an ecological organization that works to create ways people can live in harmony with the environment; and Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage, a community of people fostering a sustainable urban neighborhood that promotes social and economic well-being while contributing to preserving our planet
Recycling and You – Wednesday, July 11, 7:00 p.m., Main Library
The process of taking care of our planet begins with you. Learn the benefits of recycling to help protect our environment and conserve natural resources for many generations to come.
Eat Local – Saturday, July 21, 1:00 p.m., Main Library
Why eat processed foods when you can enjoy fresh, locally grown food that helps the economy in your own area? Indulge in the value of eating locally and sustainable grown food in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.
What is an Ecovillage? – Wednesday, August 8, 7:00 p.m., Main Library
Find out how one lives in a sustainable urban neighborhood, which promotes preserving the planet through social, economic, and healthy lifestyles and demonstrates urban revitalization using these principles.
For more information call 513.369.6900. The Main Library is located at 800 Vine Street (at the corner of 8th & Vine streets in downtown Cincinnati).
CONTACT: [email protected]
Visit our press room at: http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/press/