On the eve of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-19) in Warsaw, Poland, this November, a mammoth typhoon halfway around the globe was bearing down on the Philippines. The record-breaking winds of Typhoon Haiyan killed nearly 6,000 and left millions homeless or displaced. Recognizing the role that climate change had played in the size and destructive force of the typhoon, the Philippines delegate to COP-19 pledged to go on a hunger strike for the duration of the conference or until a meaningful agreement on climate issues could be reached.
If you're as upset as we are at the prospect of a massive natural gas power plant on UD campus in the heart of Delaware's 3rd largest City, join our campaign to fight back! It's time to remind Governor Markell, Alan Levin, Carol Houck, the University Delaware and the 8 employees at the West Chester start-up The Data Centers LLC that natural gas is not "renewable" or "clean" and it's time we get off of this dangerous fossil fuel, not build a huge power plant locking us in to more fracking, more water and air pollution and more climate chaos.
Join Ron and the Dover Sierrans for some merry-making at their annual holiday party! Chat with likeminded Sierrans, eat snacks and make some new friends this holiday season. Bring drinks and/or finger foods to share. Feel free to bring a friend!
This event is hosted by Ron and Jane Zink at their home, 28 Winged Foot Rd, Dover from 7-11pm. This event is open to all members and friends of the Club.