Powering the Empire State Plaza with Renewable Energy: A Progress Report

SHARE has been monitoring progress by the New York Power Authority and Office of General Services on projects they announced in September 2019, when they abandoned their previous plan for adding gas turbines in Sheridan Hollow to power the Empire State Plaza. In a recent call with NYPA spokesperson Stephen Ramsey, SHARE member Laura Faulk Read More …

Teachers Retirement Fund Must Divest

Today the Times Union published the following letter to the editor by Ruth Foster, SHARE Co-Chair: Teachers Retirement Fund Must Divest This has been a bad year. As we have coped with our new lives during a pandemic, we have watched the news in horror as California burned, as Midwest crops and homes were flattened Read More …

How Environmental Racism Affects Sheridan
Hollow and Other Albany Neighborhoods

Environmental racism in Sheridan Hollow and other Albany neighborhoods is the focus of a recent article by Dana Brady in Albany Proper, the online publication devoted to reporting on social interest stories within Albany. The article includes some of the long history of impacts of burning fossil fuels — and even trash — on the health Read More …

SHARE Stands in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Sheridan Hollow Alliance for Renewable Energy (SHARE) stands in solidarity with protesters in Albany, Minneapolis, New York City, across the nation and across the world who demand an end of police violence that is terrorizing Black communities and communities of color. We demand justice for George Floyd, a beloved Black man who was brutally murdered Read More …

Sheridan Hollow Concerns Highlighted in Earth Day Webinar

UPDATE: Video recording of the webinar. As part of the Engineering the Anthropocene speaker series at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, an Earth Day (Wednesday, April 22) webinar will feature members of SHARE addressing The Empire’s Backyard: Power & Pollution in Sheridan Hollow. The public is invited to participate in a discussion about a century of environmental injustices in Read More …

Albany Climate Justice Gallery Has Arrived!

Updated March 17, 2020. For the very latest updates, see http://climatesofinequality.org/location/albany-ny/. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, all remaining events, including the  Gallery/Exhibit Closing Reception, have been cancelled. Stay safe and healthy! Stage 1 Gallery, 46-48 N. Swan Street, Albany SHARE, in conjunction with Skidmore College’s Environmental Studies and Sciences Program and the John B. Moore Documentary Read More …