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22 – Rory Varrato: The Extinction Rebellion Calls For Action

Rory Varrato is a co-founder of the NYC chapter of the Extinction Rebellion. He, and his organization, recognize that we are quickly facing a point of no return with regard to humanity, our place on the planet, and Earth’s climate. It is a crisis. The current economic and political structures are failing and we have…

20 – Sarah Evans: Dig a Water Well, Make Magic Happen

One Sunday I went out to lunch with my girlfriend. In and of itself, not such an unusual thing to do on the weekend, however during that meal, a friend sitting at a neighboring table introduced me to Sarah Evans. She very well could be one of the most inspirational women I have ever met.…

19 – Wei-Tai Kwok – Inspired To Do More

Wei-Tai Kwok went out to a movie with his wife. Little did he know that it would change his life. Inspired by the Oscar winning documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, Wei-Tai left the theater realizing that he had the ability, and the desire, to do more to make a difference in addressing a problem that was…

12 – Jeff Gracer tells us what NYC is doing about our climate

Jeff Gracer is an Environmental lawyer, former head of the Environment Committee of the NY Bar Association and co-Founder of the New York City Climate Action Alliance. Not only does Jeff know a lot about the environment and our laws, but he knows how the system works and understands that we have all the tools…