Tag Archives: climate change

Freezing Fun in the New Year, and other news

So much is happening in the New Year that we’re excited to start off our planning meeting this coming Sunday at 6 – 7:30 p.m.  Please, join us if you can.  We’ll be discussing the Polar Bear plunge fundraising (more below!), plus the survey results on what GNDC should prioritize, the Tool Library and its […]
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The Next Big Thing – regarding Climate Change in DC

Hello everyone whose green in the District! There is a great conference happening this week, starting today (at 2 pm), that is all about how “The Next Big” thing to deal with in DC, bad and good, regarding climate change.  The full schedule is below, (the first talk is at 2 pm about whether Net-Zero […]
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First tour full – 2nd tour added: Anacostia River Tour, August 29th, 12:30 – 1:30 pm

We are organizing this boat tour (now tours!) of the impactful, beautiful Anacostia River, conducted by Anacostia Riverkeepers, for any interested resident.  And, yes, the river is very beautiful once you get away from the downtown dock, and it’s very peaceful – but also environmentally historic. The Riverkeeper who will be leading the tour will tell us […]
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A Case for Supporting and Growing our Tool Library in Washington, DC

Note: GNDC is holding a Tour of the Tools Saturday, the 26th, of DPR’s Garden Tool Share, at 1380 Taylor ST NW, 10 – 2 pm. Taylor ST is being worked on, so parking on 14th St is best. In 2006, the Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI) in Nairobi, Kenya, began working with residents of the […]
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Intersections of Environmentalism: Youth and Justice

Environmental catastrophe does not discriminate among its victims— but our neglect to properly address climate change and how it will affect those most vulnerable will create overwhelming disparities. Over the last few decades, the issues caused by climate change have become more apparent and less deniable. For many concerned, threats to natural entities such as […]
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The GNDC Plastic Podcast, July 25th, 2 pm, Eastern.

Wind up Plastic-Free July by spending some time with us learning what is plastic, its impacts – good and bad – including on climate change, and how to fight plastic pollution throughout the year. Green Neighbors DC is doing its first podcast – live no less! July 25th, at 2 pm Eastern time. Due to […]
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Green Neighbors DC 2020 Planning Meeting, Sunday, Feb. 23rd, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Homestead Restaurant.

Hey all, we’re now full swing into a very warm spring (minus today). Watch out this weekend. Despite it being February. Help us address climate change and other environmental issues here in Washington DC neighborhoods by helping bring information, resources, and actions directly to neighbors. This year, we’re going to focus on growing GNDC by […]
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We survived the Polar Bear Plunge! (and you can still donate.)

Catherine, Becca and her husband David, and Fritz – our GNDC freeze-ready reps, jumped in the Potomac River at the National Harbor on Saturday, cheered on by a roaring, shivering crowd. (I, Annette, just was there as a late cheerleader, with hot chocolate, which I wound up drinking all myself.) Afterwards, our jumpers were cold, […]
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Green Neighbors DC will do the Polar Bear Plunge! Jan. 26th, National Harbor

GNDC is plunging into the Potomac during the CCAN Polar Bear Plunge!  January 26th, National Harbor. The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) every year holds the Polar Bear Plunge into the icy (usually) Potomac. And each year (since 2014) we in GNDC gather folks to plunge in to raise money for CCAN and GNDC. Come […]
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Parents and Kids Page!

Hey all, we’ve just created our Parents & Kids Page, which starts off with a great set of ways parents can help ensure that their kids have green, healthy schoolyards, via the Green schoolyards website hub. They really lay out potential steps.  We’re putting in some other Parent resources as well. We also added in […]
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