Op-Ed: U.N. Leaders Must include Nuclear Energy in Action Plan On Climate Change

climate change march in nycBy Ron Kirk

All eyes will be on New York City this week, as world leaders come together for the U.N. Climate Summit – an event that aspires to shape the national and global energy future. Continue Reading →

We All Should Act To Bring Climate Justice Home To Harlem

we act iOn Saturday, September 13th, Take Back the Power: A Community Teach-In on Climate Justice will provide press covering our community with an opportunity to meet local residents who are engaged in mobilizing Northern Manhattan residents for the People’s Climate March. Continue Reading →

‘Are You In’ To Planting Free Trees In Harlem (video)

free trees for harlemitesEven though the online registration for the free tree giveaway is currently closed, many trees (Eastern Redbud, Flowering Dogwood, Serviceberry and Sweetbay Magnolia) will be available first come, first served. Continue Reading →

Harlem World Magazine Supports Call for Palisades Protection

palisades in supportThe New Jersey Conservation Foundation, the Palisades Park Conservancy, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Regional Plan Association, the New Jersey Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council and five other respected park and preservation organizations joined in filing a “friend of the court” brief today in New Jersey Appellate Court against LG Electronics’ plans to erect a 143-foot tower less than 60 yards from Palisades Interstate Park. Continue Reading →

MillionTreesNYC Free Tree Giveaways

im your pick up your free treeNYRP and local NYC organizations will distribute 12,000 free trees at over 90 giveaways in the spring

To help meet the two-year acceleration of MillionTreesNYC, the initiative of planting and caring for one million new trees in New York City by 2015 … Continue Reading →

United War Veterans Council’s Recycle Program Cycles Forward

408065_4329751756358_91471132_nThe United War Veterans Council (UWVC) Recycling program reported today that it collected a monthly average of 90 tons of clothing and household goods in 2013, keeping 108,000 tons out of landfills and significantly reducing the burden on the city’s waste collection system, while raising revenue for veterans programs.   Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem, Do You Love Your Block?

east-harlem-e1286727296494Applications now available!

Love Your Block is a special partnership between Citizens Committee for New York City and NYC Service that provides a unique opportunity for city residents to transform and beautify their neighborhoods.   Continue Reading →

Want To Be The Greenest Neighbor On Your Block

NYC Master Composter Certificate CourseGreat, become the greenest neighbor on your block with the NYC Master Composter Certificate Course! You’ll learn about setting up your own compost system, using finished compost and techniques for teaching others about composting. Continue Reading →