This author Lonnie Barlow has created 26 entries.

NYSERDA Announces New Green Campaign

By NYSERDA   NYSERDA Announces Six Organizations to Lead Second Round of Clean Heating and Cooling Community Campaigns in New York Increases the Number of Campaigns Supporting Workforce Development and Installations in Low-Income Households     July 31, 2019   The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced six new organizations have been selected to lead the second round of local community campaigns designed to accelerate the installation of clean heating and cooling systems for residents and

Affordable Housing Workshops

Gentrification is real, and it’s happening all over #Buffalo! On the West Side of Buffalo, PUSH continues to do our part to help keep many low-income residents from being displaced. There’s a huge possibility for new, affordable housing planning on Buffalo’s West Side, and WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!! Join us for 2 planning workshops: 1. Thursday August 1st, 5:30pm in the gym at #SaveSchool77, 429 Plymouth Ave in Buffalo. 2. Saturday August 31st, 5:30pm in the gym at School 77, 429

PUSH/Movement Generation Honorable Mention on Podcast

The Movement Generation an organization that shares very similar values with PUSH Buffalo was recently featured on the How to Survive the End of The World Podcast via an interview with Michelle Mascarenhas-Swan a staff member of The Movement Generation. Michelle gives a shout out to PUSH. Listen!  

Energy Efficiency advocates issue mid-term report card

(First posted on May 23rd, 2019) By Neely Kelley Community Groups and Renewable Energy Advocates from Across New York State Issue “Midterm Report Card” for Energy Efficiency at Forum in Rochester Regulatory Agencies Get a “D” for Failing to Secure Equitable Energy Efficiency Policy Rochester, NY – Today in Rochester, community groups and renewable energy advocates gathered and held a press conference at the Low Income Forum on Energy, hosted by the Public Service Commission (PSC) and NYSERDA (the New York

Commentary: How to fight climate change with an eye to economic justice

By Geo Hernandez and Katherine Nadeau cartoon by Brian Adcock Climate change is already thrashing New York’s communities. Superstorm Sandy damaged nearly 100,000 buildings. Four thousand New Yorkers die every year from air pollution-related illnesses and heat waves are becoming more frequent and more deadly.   Despite living in different parts of the state, we both have firsthand experience with the damage that climate change has done to our communities. Katherine works at Catskill Mountainkeeper, which represents the Catskill Mountains and

Contractor Q & A Facebook LIVE with PUSH Green

ATTENTION: Buffalo area Contractors!! PUSH Green our energy efficiency arm is seeking licensed, insured contractors who do general construction, electrical, roofing and more! Join us for our new monthly Contractor’s Q & A on FB Live on Thursday April 4th at 11am. WHO: PUSH Green Community Energy Advisor Jason Posner WHAT: Warm & Dry Contractor Q & A Facebook LIVE WHEN: Thursday April 4th, 11am on PUSH Green’s Facebook Live PUSH Green is a nonprofit community based energy efficiency program that’s

West Side building with WASH Project, affordable housing gets state funds

WASH Project Groundbreaking – Homes and Community Renewal By Jonathan D. Epstein More than three decades after a devastating fire destroyed the third floor of a Massachusetts Avenue building, a partnership between two West Side nonprofits is bringing the building back to life – with a rebuilt third floor, affordable housing and a community hub aimed specifically at the area’s refugee population. PUSH Buffalo and the WASH Project – with significant financial support from the state – are planning to spend