Just Released! Order “Waking Up to Climate Change” by George Ropes, and receive 25% Discount. Learn More

Close this search box.
Close this search box.

HOME          CATEGORIES          OUR TAKE

Federated Conservationists of Westchester County

The Federated Conservationists of Westchester County, NY (FCWC), based in White Plains, NY,  has been addressing environmental issues in Westchester County since 1965. They have addressed issues on Water Quality, the protection of Long Island Sound, Nature Centers in Westchester County, Hydraulic Fracking, Rapid Bus Transit, Tappen Zee Bridge, supported BioHeat and limiting flights coming into Westchester County Airport.

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, FCWC is celebrating 50 years of “protecting westchester’s environment” at a special gala where they will honoring the following for their involvement in education, advocacy and scientific exploration: Pace Law School, who founded its pioneering environmental law program in 1980, Bedford 2020, a non-profit organization leading a grassroots effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 20% by the year 2020 in the town of Bedford, NY., and Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig, a Senior Research Scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies where she heads the Climate Impacts Group

Comment on this article

ClimateYou moderates comments to facilitate an informed, substantive, civil conversation. Abusive, profane, self-promotional, misleading, incoherent or off-topic comments will be rejected. Moderators are staffed during regular business hours (New York time) and can only accept comments written in English.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.


More Posts Like This


The Intersection of Computer Engineering & Climate Change: Building a Sustainable Future

In the face of mounting environmental challenges, the role of technology, particularly computer engineering, has emerged as a crucial factor in addressing climate change. This essay explores how computer engineering intersects with climate change and how individuals can leverage their careers to make a positive impact on the


ClimateYou Contributor & Key Supporter Alice Turnbull (1942-2023)

The passing of one of our contributors and most ardent supporters, Alice Turnbull, is a great loss not only to the ClimateYou Alliance but to her community in Port Melbourne, Australia, where she worked tirelessly to revive community parks with eco-friendly indigenous plantings. Alice was born in Scarsdale,


Climate Change & Agriculture, Industry, Tourism & Human Lives

One of the most important issues of our day is climate change, a phenomenon mostly caused by human activity. Its effects go far beyond temperature increases and altered weather patterns; they have a significant impact on important industries like tourism, industry, and agriculture. The people who directly depend