Marty Nathan: Why “Capitalism can stop climate change” plan is bogus and immoral

Recently I awoke to scientist Sue Natali of the Woods Hole Research Center discussing the rapid melting of the Northern Hemisphere permafrost on NEPR’s Living on Earth. I was alarmed. Hence, I am compelled to be alarmist. The earth is a very complicated place. When changes are made in one area, like warming the atmosphere …

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Save Our Solar – NOW! Massachusetts Call-in campaign

  Hundreds of solar projects remain stalled across the Commonwealth, because the legislature has not acted to save net metering. We need everyone to call your state senator and representative, and reach out to your friends, colleagues, and relatives across the state to call as well. The message: “Raise the solar net metering caps!  We need …

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ACTION ALERT for MONDAY 6/22 – need a massive amount of calls to congress

ACTION ALERT for MONDAY 6/22: Please set a reminder to yourself to take this important 2-minute action tomorrow, which involves a phone call to congress (all you need is written below:  phone numbers, what to say, and background.) Please help create a Tsunami of Political Will for Climate Solutions and Help CCL Volunteers Lobbying in Washington. …

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Let’s Remember Lac-Mégantic Quebec – No More Bomb Trains!

At our June 22 Climate Action NOW gathering group, we’ll have a breakout to plan an action for the week of July 6-12 that will focus attention on the danger of oil (bomb) trains. Here’s why. We know there is no safe way to transport tar sands and crude.  Pipelines spill. Oil trains explode and …

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Building Momentum for a Climate Action Plan for Springfield

” Last night I sat with a group of Springfield, Mass. residents who are acutely aware of the health impacts of climate change on their struggling city, and the particular burden that is carried by the poor. Across boundaries of race, class, and religious and ethnic background, this growing band of men and women is …

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Climate Action NOW: Gathering This Monday night June 22 in Northampton

(Edit Post) We warmly invite you to join us this coming Monday, June 22nd, for our monthly Climate Action NOW Gathering. Become a part of our welcoming and growing community. Meet others who care deeply about addressing the climate catastrophe. Learn about options for local, regional and national engagement and action. The theme of our …

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Watch all the brilliant arguments against the Berkshire Gas pipeline gas request

Click here to watch GCTV’s video of the hearing What a night!  Thank you everyone who was able to make it out to the Department of Public Utilities hearing this past Thursday.   In a nutshell, Berkshire Gas needs approval for a contract to buy gas which would be shipped through the pipeline Kinder-Morgan is …

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ACTION ALERT: JOIN US Thursday Night June 11 to show your opposition to the pipeline!

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Action alert: Thu June 4 – Northampton City Council will consider resolution concerning natural gas infrastructure

Supporters and speakers wanted. On Thursday, June 4, the Northampton City Council will consider a resolution both condemning Columbia Gas’s new hookup moratorium in the city and requesting that Northeast Energy Direct (NED) Pipeline opponents be admitted as interveners in the Department of Public Utility hearing concerning the NED on June 11 in Greenfield. Sponsored …

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Marty Nathan: The $5.5 billion pipeline dinosaur that should never come to life

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By MARTY NATHAN in the Hampshire Daily Gazette Wednesday, June 3, 2015 NORTHAMPTON — Psychological warfare is being waged in Massachusetts towns as natural gas local Distribution Companies (LDCs) declare moratoria on new subscribers until the building of Kinder Morgan’s Northeast Energy Direct (NED, also known as the Tennessee Gas) Pipeline is agreed upon. Every …

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