Archive for October, 2009

Invitation: Meet me at the Wall

posted October 30, 2009

The Wall is a place where literally thousands and thousands of people committed to a revolutionary new energy future for our nation and the world are coming together — to express our hopes, share our resolve, and step up to a leadership role [...]

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Annual Tucson Banquet

posted October 23, 2009

[ Friday, October 30, 2009; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The Arizona Ecumenical Council announces its 2009 Annual Tucson Banquet “Celebrating the Mission of Unity.” Friday, October 30, 2009, 6:00-9:00pm St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. 602 North Wilmot Road, Tucson, AZ 85711.

6PM – Social Hour with appetizers, wine, and other beverages

7PM – Dinner catered by “Enjoy Cooking”

8PM – Program featuring Fr. Joe Rodrigues, [...]

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Tucson Community Crop Walk

posted October 23, 2009

[ Sunday, November 8, 2009; 2:00 pm; ] The Tucson community CROP WALK is Sunday, November 8, 2009, 2:00 pm
Reid Park, Ramada 5. Proceeds of this fundraiser benefit the Community Food Bank, Casa Maria and Church World Service in their programs to provide food for those in need.
For more information, contact Betty Lu Holland directly at

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New Flex Car Program at UA

posted October 23, 2009

Just a heads up that Hertz is the 1st to launch the Flex car program and it’s up and running at the U of A. You do not need to be a student to rent the vehicle. You can rent it for an hour, a few hours or even a day or more. It’s really a great program. [...]

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Important New Reports about Climate Change

posted October 21, 2009

You may be interested in the following new reports:
1. Climate Solutions2: Low-Carbon Re-Industrialization. A Report to WWF International based on the Climate Industry Sector Technology Allocation (CRISTAL) Model (Executive Summary). This report models the ability of low-carbon industries to grow and transform within a market economy. It finds that runaway climate change is almost inevitable [...]

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Repower Arizona event

posted October 10, 2009

[ Thursday, October 22, 2009; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Repower Arizona, a campaign of the Alliance for Climate Protection in support of clean energy is coming to town! The office grand opening will feature Tucson City council member Rodney Glassman. Join us for education, activities, and networking.

Repower Arizona is educating Arizona on the benefits of transitioning to a clean energy economy, including providing a [...]

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Tucson’s 2nd Annual Bicycle Count

posted October 9, 2009

[ Tuesday, October 27, 2009 to Thursday, October 29, 2009. ] Tucson’s 2nd annual bicycle count needs volunteers. The count is important
to the region to better understand the trends in cycling, the behavior of
cyclists, and to identify locations needing improvements. The more cyclists
we can get on the roads safely, the better our community and our
environment. Last year we counted over 50 locations and this year we [...]

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La Vida Verde Picnic

posted October 6, 2009

[ Saturday, November 7, 2009; 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ] Hello peace and sustainability advocate:

You and your affiliated organizations are invited to the La Vida Verde, potluck picnic and open space event, Saturday, November 7th at Reid Park, ramadas 14 and 15, from 11am to sunset. Passive tabling is encouraged.

This event will focus on uniting our Tucson community and organizations in pursuit of our common [...]

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International Day of Climate Action

posted September 27, 2009

[ Saturday, October 24, 2009; 10:00 am to 11:45 am. ] Join us October 24th, Tucson Chinese Cultural Center, 1288 West River Road, 10 am to 11:45 am.
Connect with others in our community and thousands of communities across the planet
who are building a movement to lift public awareness about Global Warming. Let’s show
the world what Tucson is doing to make policymakers aware of the scientific evidence [...]

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Sustainable Tucson General Meeting

posted September 16, 2009

[ Tuesday, October 13, 2009; 5:45 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The General Meeting of Sustainable Tucson will be held in the Joel Valdez Main Library, Downtown, 101 N. Stone Ave.

The meeting will profile three local and sustainable cooperatives, with a theme of “Co-operating for Sustainability.”  The Watershed Management Group, the Green Retrofit Co-op and the Gardening Co-op at the Food Bank’s Community Food Resource Center [...]

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Fall Tucson Area Farm & Ranch Tours

posted September 12, 2009

[ Sunday, September 20, 2009; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Sunday, September 27, 2009; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Saturday, October 3, 2009; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Join us for a true local food producer experience!

Did you see the films Fresh or Food Inc. this summer?

It’s time to know where your food comes from. This is an opportunity to see our local food at the source.

Are you ready for a great tour of three locations led by the [...]

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Sustainable Santa Cruz Meeting

posted July 26, 2009

[ Thursday, October 1, 2009; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Sustainable Santa Cruz Meeting
5:30 PM 10/01/09
Working to ensure the regions resiliency in the face of Peak Oil, Climate Change and Economic Crisis by the best use of our resources such as energy, water, food, transportation, and housing.
Tubac Community Center
50 Bridge Road, Tubac

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