CURE100 was launched on November 16, 2020, with 4 charter chapters and several special guests from State, County and Local Governments:
A webinar on bringing electric school buses to our communities was hosted by Mothers Out Front on January 27, 2022. Croton100’s Patty Buchanan presented the BEST (Bus Electrification for Student Transportation) framework for TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) and carbon comparisons between fossil fuel and electric buses. Click here for a recording (BEST presentation begins at 1:40:10) and here for Patty’s presentation material.
New York State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef hosted a public Town Hall on the Climate Emergency on October 27, 2021. Croton100 was represented by Dr. Eric Lewandowski who spoke about climate anxiety in youth, and translating it into local action. Click here for the recording (Dr. Lewandowski’s portion is from 48:30 to 1:11:41.)
Presentation on Croton100’s electric school bus campaign by Patty Buchanan at the 2021 New York State Association of Conservation Commissioners (NYSACC) Conference on the Environment, October 23, 2021.
Recording of “Our Path to Net Zero Starts With You. What’s Your Carbon Footprint?” by Chandu Visweswariah, hosted by the Port Washington Public Library and Transition Town Port Washington, July 21, 2021.
Recording of “Bring Electric School Buses to Your Town,” webinar featuring Patty Buchanan, Croton100 Board Member, organized by Sierra Club and New York League of Conservation Voters, June 17, 2021.
Recording of “An Inside Look: Radical Climate Action,” Audubon Society Webinar by Chandu Visweswariah, October 21, 2020:
The ABCs of Why We Need Electric School Buses, by Patty L. Buchanan, River Journal North, July/August 2021
Letter to the Editor, Croton Gazette 06/24/21 by Tom Theis about chargers for electric buses
Letter to the Editor, Croton Gazette 05/27/21 by Croton100 (Patty L. Buchanan and Chandu Visweswariah) about success in the electric school bus ballot!
Print advertisement in the Croton Gazette, May 13, 2021
Print advertisement in River Journal North, May 2021
Letter to the Editor, Croton Gazette 05/13/21 by Patty Buchanan about electric school bus purchase
Letter to the Editor, Croton Gazette 05/13/21 by John A. Sarcone III about electric school bus purchase
Letter to the Editor, Croton Gazette 05/06/21 by Celeste Theis about electric school bus purchase
Letter to the Editor, Croton Gazette 04/29/21 by Carl Grimm about electric school bus purchase
Letter to the Editor, Croton Gazette 04/22/21 by Tom Theis about electric school bus purchase
Letter to the Editor, Croton Gazette 04/08/21 by Chandu Visweswariah about electric school bus purchase
Croton-Harmon budget/vote, editorial content, Croton Gazette, 06/04/20 (section that focuses on the school bus purchase)
The Art of Curbing Climate Change, article by Susan Buck.
Momentum is Building for Electric School Buses, article by Patty Buchanan describing many aspects of local progress on school bus electrification including Governor Hochul’s announcement, Croton’s progress in procuring an electric bus and the BEST tool.
School Districts Receive Direction on Acquiring Electric Buses, article by Abby Luby about a webinar hosted by Mothers Out Front in which Patty Buchanan of Croton100 presented the BEST tool.
The Hudson Independent, January 29, 2022
“Earth Matters: Shrink your carbon footprint,” by Dr. Hildur Palsdottir, Transition Town Port Washington (TTPW100)
Earth Matters: Envisioning a Renewable World, by Dr. Hildur Palsdottir, Transition Town Port Washington (TTPW100)
“Becoming Net Carbon Neutral — One Community’s Journey” by Ann Kilbourne.
“Sign-ups Begin for Croton Solar Farm,” front-page article in the Croton Gazette, July 7, 2020.
“Stepping towards a better environment,” by Robert DeAngelis, describing the Carbon Tracker installed on the Yorktown100 website, July 12, 2020.
River Journal News coverage of the Croton100 Earth Day Art Contest, May 2021
CURE100’s Board Director Patty Buchanan talks about local action by Croton100 in this “Many Shades of Green” podcast, January 22, 2022.
Croton100’s Dr. Eric Lewandowski discussed the impact of climate change on our collective mental health, broadcast on WBAI on December 7, available on-demand here.
Please pick up the interview at 16:20 minutes into the program. Eric gives voice to the importance of action in helping us to bear the emotional burdens of climate grief.