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What Really Happened at the Paris Climate Talks?

What really happened at the Paris climate talks? Get the perspectives of four climate activists who were in Paris at the COP21 climate summit, or followed the negotiations closely – perspectives that were not covered in the media. We will have ample time for questions and discussion after hearing from the speakers. The speakers will […]
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Meeting Minutes – December 2015

Green Neighbors meeting December 14, 2015 Petworth Library Conference Room Meeting began at 6:35 pm with Robert Chairing, David as timekeeper and Fritz taking notes. Also attending Basev and Catherine.   I.  Meeting place for January 11, 2016 Lisa has said her house is available. TBA Feb meeting should be Feb 8, in order to avoid […]
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Meeting Minutes – November 2015

11/16/2015 Attending: Basav, Catherine, Robert, Lindsay, Fritz Next meeting date: Monday 12/14 (brought forward one week from the norm because of the holidays). Already have library reserved for the meeting. Next meeting facilitator: Robert First two meetings in 2016 will also be brought forward one week, to Monday 1/11 and Monday 2/8, because the third […]
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Meeting Minutes – August 2015

Green Neighbors August Meeting 8/17/15 Attending: David, Fritz, Catherine Chicago Railroad Conference Thorough an online poll of people attending the July Green Neighbors meeting, as well as an in-person poll at this meeting, Green Neighbors has agreed to endorse the conference entitled “Railroad Safety: Workers, the Community and the Environment,” which is taking place in Chicago […]
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Meeting Minutes – July 2015

Green Neighbors July Meeting (July 20, 2015) Present: Belinda, David, Rob, Lindsay, Fritz Facilitating: Catherine Railroad Conferences (guest Karl (Fritz) Edler) Fritz has worked in various parts of the transportation industry. He spoke with us at the meeting regarding rail, particularly his work with the group Railroad Workers United (RWU). The group is not a […]
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Meet (or Re-Meet) Your Green Neighbors!

Green Neighbors will be out and about in Petworth twice this June! Come say hi 🙂 June 6th – Celebrate Petworth Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/670569816391756/ Website: http://www.celebratepetworth.org/ Have you been meaning to come to a Green Neighbor’s meeting but haven’t made it out? Or maybe you attended a few but it’s been a while. Either way, we’d love […]
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Meeting Minutes – May 2015

May 19 In attendance: Rob, Lisa, Lindsay, Max, Basav Treasurer Lindsay willing to take it on as an interim role. Wants to make sure we have a spreadsheet set up to share. We have little more than 2k in the account. Petworth Festival June 8      Petworth Festival sent out a bunch of info about what […]
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Meeting Location Change Monday, May 18th 6:30-8pm

Hello, We’re not meeting at the library this month. Instead, we’ll be meeting at the house of a Green Neighbor. It’s at 3928 Illinois Ave NW, near the corner of 4th and Shepherd. See you there! Cheers, Lindsay

“Green” Your Summer Reads

Constructing your summer reading list? Several of our Green Neighbors have brainstormed their favorite environmental books. Have a browse and see how you might like to “green” your summer reads. A Sand County Almanac (1949), by Aldo Leopold. Collection of essays about Wisconsin land and people’s connection to it. Silent Spring (1962), by Rachel Carson. […]
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Switch to clean energy by May 22!

Hello Neighbors, We’ve got great news! On April 22, Groundswell announced the winning wind suppliers and their negotiated prices. This spring, Green Neighbors worked with Groundswell and their partners Interfaith Power & Light, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, and Power of Wind, as well as others, to join in a group purchase of clean power for […]
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