After Copenhagen: Bay Area Activists Report Back

Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Join us for a panel report-back from the Copenhagen climate negotiations, and a discussion on what we think will happen next! When: 7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 19th Where: Goldman Theater, David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way in Berkeley. (map) Payal Parekh, Climate Program Director at International Rivers, will be presenting on the panel along with activists and researchers from 350.org (Jamie Henn), EcoEquity (Tom Athanasiou), and the Rainforest Action Network (Bil Barclay). May Boeve from 350.org will moderate. Among the topics we will be discussing are the North/South impasse, the emerg

Water Justice in Africa: A Kenyan activist's struggle to save the world's largest desert lake

Join us for a panel discussion featuring Ikal Angelei, a Kenyan activst who is working to protect Lake Turkana from Africa's most environmentally destructive dam, Gibe 3. When: Wednesday, Nov. 4, 6pm Where: UC Berkeley, Boalt Hall, Room #115 (map) Ikal Angelei is a dynamic young activist from Kenya, and passionate defender of Lake Turkana, the world's largest desert lake. As Program Coordinator for Friends of Lake Turkana, Kenya, she is working to stop the Gibe 3 Dam in Ethiopia, which would cut off the lake's flow and threaten the livelihood of hundreds of thousands of people. T

Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival Program

The Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival showcases environmental and adventure films that illustrate the Earth's beauty, the challenges facing our planet, and the work that communities are doing to protect the environment. International Rivers and the Women's Environmental Network will host the San Francisco screening of a selection of films from the festival. Watch film trailers at www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org! Purchase tickets: Program 1Program 2All FestivalProgram I : 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Global Focus: Puerto Rico, Rosa Hilda Ramos. In the shadow of polluting factories in C

October 21: The Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival Comes to San Francisco!

International Rivers and the Women's Environmental Network are pleased to host the San Francisco screening of the Wild and Scenic Film Festival. Where: The Delancey Street Screening Room, 600 Embarcadero, San Francisco When: October 21, 2009 Doors open at 5:30 Program 1 begins at 6pm Program 2 begins at 8:30pm Each program will feature a different selection of films. Click here to view program. Tickets are $15 for each program and $25 for an all festival pass which gets you into both screenings. Purchase tickets at the door Program 1 (6pm)Program 2 (8:30pm)The Wild and Scenic Film

Happy Hour Fundraiser to Support Documentary on Water in Mexico

Tonic Bar Happy Hour Our friends with the documentary film project Adapting to Scarcity are throwing a happy hour fundraiser for their community water management research project in Guadalajara, Mexico. When: Thursday, August 6, 2009 Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Where: Tonic Bar, 2360 Polk St at Union St, San Francisco, CA For more information on Adapting to Scarcity visit: www.adaptingtoscarcity.com

Brown Bag Lunch on Climate Justice

Bay Localize, and the Mobilization for Climate Justice invite you to a Brown Bag Lunch. WHEN: Monday, July 27, 2009 - Noon to 1:30 pm WHERE: Bay Localize 436 14th St., 2nd Fl. Conf. Room (just above 12th St. BART) Oakland, CA 94612 Tel: (510) 834-0420 Learn about The Mobilization for Climate Justice and how you and your group can participate in the upcoming Day of Action in Richmond at the Chevron Richmond Refinery on Saturday, August 15. Speakers: Antonia Juhasz (Director, The Chevron Program, Global Exchange): on ChevronPayal Parekh (Climate Campaigner, International Rivers): on the Clim

Reggae Brunch Fundraiser for Adapting to Scarcity Film Project!

Our friends with the documentary film project Adapting to Scarcity are throwing a fundraiser for their community water management research project in Guadalajara, Mexico (www.adaptingtoscarcity.com). Bring your friends, win raffle prizes, and enjoy yummy free food while DJ Delgado spins groovy reggae music followed by a live salsa band. $5-10 sliding scale to get in. Location: El Rio Address: 3158 Mission St San Francisco, CA 94110 For more information on the event and the project visit: http://www.adaptingtoscarcity.com/

Up the Yangtze Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Join us for this special event--a free public screening and panel discussion of the award-winning documentary, Up the Yangtze, and a conversation with the film’s director. This beautiful, critically acclaimed documentary offers a moving portrait of displacement resulting from China’s Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydroelectric project. Immediately after the film screening, we will welcome the film’s director, Yung Chang, who will participate in a Q & A session with our audience through video link from Canada. Our conversation with Mr. Chang will be followed by a discussion

Housewarming lunch at the David Brower Center

Join International Rivers for a housewarming lunch at our new home... We've moved to our new home at the David Brower Center -- the greenest building in Berkeley and we'd like you to join us for a housewarming lunch. Check out our new digs, meet our staff, see old friends, make new ones and hear an update on our project to bring together over 200 leaders from dam-affected communities to strategize, learn from one another, and energize the global movement for healthy rivers and human rights. Friday, June 5, 2009 Doors open 12:00 pm Presentation begins promptly at 12:30 pm The Dav

2009: A Critical Year for Climate Change

On Thursday March 5 at 7pm join International Rivers, IFG, RAN, GAIA and APEN for a panel discussion and forum on the international negotiations for a climate treaty. When: Thursday, March 5th, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Where: Centro del Pueblo, 474 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA 94103 2009 is a critical year for the planet, with major changes in international law, national policy, and local initiatives anticipated. Join us to discuss the current state of affairs and how to make a difference. This event is FREE. However, donations to support our work will be accepted. Speakers include: Claire


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