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Earth Day Pittsburgh! 50th Anniversary – Virtual Teach In!
Pittsburgh Earth Day has gone virtual! An epic Pittsburgh Teach In will bring together a diverse coalition of organizations and individuals to stand with frontline communities threatened by industrial pollution and petrochemical expansion in our region. Join others on April 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. online. Details to come.
Virtual 2020 Youth Climate Strike!
Fridays for Future is planning a 24-Hour Virtual Climate Strike to mark the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in Pittsburgh. Join Pittsburgh youth and support them as they renew a commitment to our planet, each other and DECLARE A CLIMATE EMERGENCY. From Wednesday April 22, 2020 at noon to April 23, 2020 noon. All voices and ages are welcome! #VoteClimate #VoteEarth #PghEarthDay
The Story of Plastic: Film screening on the Discovery Channel
Fields full of garbage. Mountains of trash. Rivers and seas clogged with waste. Skies choked with poisonous runoff from plastic production and recycling scams. No end in sight. What does plastic in the Philippines have to do with a pipeline in Beaver County? The Story of Plastic is a seething expose of the ugly truth behind our global plastic pollution crisis. It reveals the disastrous consequences of the flood of plastic smothering our ecosystems and poisoning communities around the world. It exposes a network of corporate greed. It captures the global movement rising up in response. It connects the dots…
Mountain Watershed Association's Spring Road Cleanup
Join us on Saturday, May 9 from 9am-12pm as we clean our ‘Adopt a Highway’ section of Indian Creek Valley Road. We will be meeting at the MWA office – 1414B Indian Creek Valley Rd, Melcroft, PA 15462 – and from there we will break into groups to start cleaning! Trash bags, gloves, and light refreshments will be provided. If you have garbage pickup sticks feel free to bring those with you. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. For more information or to register for this event, please contact Jace at [email protected] or 724-455-4200 x 5#.
Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Pennsylvania Resources Council and Allegheny CleanWays present Pittsburgh’s 6th annual “Wild & Scenic Film Festival” featuring a series of short films exploring issues such as protection/restoration of wild lands and waters, food systems, climate change, biodiversity and other global challenges. These award-winning films will inspire Pennsylvanians to take action in their own communities after witnessing how individuals from around the world address environmental issues. The festival benefits nonprofits Pennsylvania Resources Council and Allegheny CleanWays. Purchase Tickets: http://bit.ly/2v2vNKr Learn more about the festivities: https://prc.org/filmfestival/
Climate Action Lobby Day 2020
Join PA’s largest annual environmental citizen lobby day! On June 16th, hundreds of citizens will descend on Harrisburg to advocate for legislation that will help fight climate change. We’ll be coordinating transportation, scheduling meetings, and will have citizen advocacy trainings beforehand. We’ll also provide free lunch and a t-shirt for all attendees!