Past Events (12)

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April 22, 2020
  • Tompkins County Virtual Earth Day

  • Apr 22, 2020 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:


    Organized by Building Bridges, Southside Community Center, Sunrise Ithaca, and Get Your GreenBack Tompkins.

    Don't miss the Mothers Out Front T

  • Created by: Nora Brown
February 24, 2020
  • Family Friendly Dinner and Meeting

  • Feb 24, 2020 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Location: Quaker Meeting House, 120 3rd St, Ithaca
  • Description:

    Join us for our first ever Family Friendly Mothers Out Front Tompkins meeting!

    Bring your kids!

    4:30-5:30: We'll provide a simple dinner for us all to share, while spending time together and getting to know one another.

    5:30-7:30: Childcare will be prov

  • Created by: Nora Brown
  • Tags: family friendly, childcare
February 15, 2020
  • MOF Tompkins Retreat

  • Feb 15, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
  • Location: 52 Sodom Rd, Ithaca 14850
  • Description:

    Join our first ever MOF Tompkins retreat! 

    Some agenda highlights...

    • Finalize our 2020 goal setting
    • Representing MOFTompkins out in the community
    • Membership:  recruitment, retention, introducing new members, debriefing/letting go
    • Tutorial on using
  • Created by: Katie Quinn-Jacobs
  • Tags: retreat, goal setting, susan b anthony
January 14, 2020
December 14, 2019
  • Howarth Lecture: Global Atmospheric Methane

  • Dec 14, 2019 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Location: Community School of Music and Art, 3rd Flr, 330 E. MLK St., Ithaca, NY
  • Description:

    Sustainability Series Speaker

    Professor Robert Howarth

    Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 

    Cornell University


    Dr. Howarth will present: “Is shale gas a major driver of recent increase in global atmospheric methane?”


    Come and Learn Why local governme

  • Created by: Katie Quinn-Jacobs
  • Tags: methane, howarth, shale gas

Getting in the Doughnut: Doughnut Economics

Came across this robust economic model recently:  Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth.  The goal is to transition from 20th century thinking to 21st century processes.  It integrates many branches of economics and environmental thought, like systems thinking, feminist economics, embedded economics and social justice. The focus is on creating regenerative and distributive systems that allow us to thrive within planetary and social boundaries. It's also scaleable and solutions oriented. There is a…

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Borger SUP Links

Here are some helpful places to go for background information related to Dominion Energy's Borger Station Special Use Permit (SUP) that is being considered by the Town of Dryden board. 08/11/20 - Community Letter from MOF Tompkins, includes helpful links, talking points, FAQ and contact information. 08/13/20 - Public comment from Tony Ingraffea on Borger SUP to Dryden Town Board, includes video of pigging station blowdowns from PA. 08/14/20 - Public comment from Katie Quinn-Jacobson on Borger…

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