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COVID and Climate Change: Lessons and Liability for the Future – April 25, 11 AM via Zoom

As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, we do so during an unprecedented pandemic that has shown a light on the lessons and liabilities of the other existential crisis we are facing- Climate Change. As Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Pennsylvania State University, said in a recent article, “Watching the COVID-19 outbreak unfold is like […]

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Musings on the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Since I was actually alive on the original Earth Day I thought it would be appropriate for me to comment on it.  The only problem is that I have to admit that the original Earth Day just didn’t make that much of an impression on me. I was a 16-year-old high school senior at an all-white, middle- to upper-middle-class, small […]

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June 8 – Volunteers Needed for reColor Latex Paint Recycling

reColor is seeking volunteers to help with an upcoming latex paint collection event at the Habitat Lehigh Valley ReStore! No experience necessary! Individuals and large groups welcome! This paint collection event will be at the Habitat ReStore on 1053 Grape Street, Whitehall Pa 18052 (We are the old Circuit City building across from the Lehigh Valley Mall).  The event shifts are 8:30 […]

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May 28 – EVENT CANCELLED!! Dr. Michael Mann – MAREA – TEK Park Speaker Series

This event has been cancelled due to an emergency that prevents Dr. Mann’s appearance.  It will be rescheduled. May 28, 2019 at 7 PM DR. MICHAEL MANN – A Return To The Madhouse: Climate Change Denial in the Age of Trump For this very special event, our speaker is Dr. Michael Mann, a lead contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate […]

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May 30 – Climate on Tap

Join PennEnvironment, PennFuture, State Representatives Samuelson and Freeman, Vera Cole from the Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Association, and local community leaders for a Climate on Tap happy hour! We’ll learn more about climate change in the Lehigh Valley, discuss ways we can take action, and meet friends and allies in this fight. RSVP today. WHEN: Thursday, May 30th, 6:00-8:00pm WHERE: Roosevelt’s […]

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