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Just like every other industry, going green has become a mantra among airlines, car rental companies and even hotel chains. The fuel crunch of a few years ago forced all the airlines into belt-tightening mode and the results—lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions—are good news for the environment.

In conjunction with the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, the Sex Ed Advocacy Group will be hosting a performing arts event commemorating World AIDS Day while continuing to raise awareness about the current state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in New York and showcase PPNYC's Project Streetbeat Program, which works with at-risk populations. 

Giving isn’t always easy.  Especially come the holidays in this stellar economy (yup, that's sarcasm), dipping into your already dwindling bank account is hard to do.  Bidding for Good allows you to purchase your holiday gifts while giving back.  Gifts include golf clubs, vacations and designer bags.

Negotiators from all over the globe hope to come to terms on a binding agreement regarding emissions reductions that both developed and developing nations can agree to. The stakes are high: This conference represents the final step in negotiations years in the making—and the results could chart a course toward success or failure in human efforts to control the carbon beast we set free in the industrial revolution.

“[The Audobon Society’s] recently-released Birds and Climate report clearly shows that climate change is affecting birds – and our world – now. For the past 40 years, as our climate has warmed, birds have shifted their winter ranges further and further north. This ecological disruption is yet another wake up call that we must act quickly to solve the climate crisis. The birds' northward movement is another signal that climate change is here and action is needed now.

Citymeals-on-Wheels is one of our favorite organizations because it workseveryday to provide New York’s elderly with companionship and healthy meals.  Last year 1,500 heroic volunteers brought over 2.2 million nutritious breakfasts, lunches and dinners to over 18,000 of our City’s elderly.

The auction closes December 3, 2009, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Center for Health, Environment and Justice (CHEJ).  Auction items range from exotic vacation getaways to donated items guaranteed to delight and surprise. Reward yourself this winter or find that perfect gift for the ones you love.

"Although this is a major victory for equality, the court’s decision only highlights the fact that so many New York couples continue to be denied the full legal protections that come with a marriage license right here in our state. I am optimistic that will change soon."

After splitting down the middle last month on the proposed Sullivan Street rezoning, last night Community Board 2's Zoning Committee voted overwhelmingly to reject the proposed change.  Thanks to everyone who showed up and spoke against the proposed zoning change.

On November 16th, the nation’s oldest HIV/AIDS organization Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) is hosting their Fashion Forward fundraiser in New York City at the Metropolitan Pavilion(125 West 18th St between 6th and 7th Aves).  “Project Runway’s” Tim Gunn, will be hosting as well as Jack Mackenroth of Project Runway.  

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