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Co-Sponsors for Springfield March and Rally- October 20th

Current Co-sponsors of the October 20th March and Rally  Arise for Social Justice NEON (North End Organizing Network) Climate Action NOW! Massachusetts Christ Church Cathedral Baystate Brightwood Health Center Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts Stand For Children New England Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Longmeadow Transition Town Committee Clean Water Action Code Pink Progressive […]

October Featured Climate Actions

October Featured Climate Actions Did the People’s Climate March re-kindle your drive to take action to stop catastrophic climate change? Are you wondering what to do next? The suggestions below can get you re-focused on ways you can fight the climate crisis! These featured actions are brought to you by the Climate Action Group of […]

Get on the bus to the People’s Climate March!

Hundreds of thousands of people – this is a moment in history. Because this is a “movement of movements” moment, the People’s Climate March is being organized in a participatory, open-source model. This means that there isn’t a central “decision-making” body or single coalition. Rather, groups and individuals are collaborating with some basic shared agreements around […]

Upcoming meeting: Why Springfield Needs a Climate Action Plan

North End Coalition to Hold Climate Justice/Air Pollution Community Meeting SPRINGFIELD. A North End health-focused coalition will be holding a community meeting to discuss how to combat air pollution and climate change on Wednesday, September 17 at 6 pm at the Gerena School, Birnie Avenue , Springfield. The North End Outreach Network, New North Citizens […]

What People Are Saying

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“Game Over for the Climate”

If Canada proceeds, and we do nothing, it will be game over for the climate.

Canada’s tar sands, deposits of sand saturated with bitumen, contain twice the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by global oil use in our entire history.

Portrait of Bill McKibben, author and activist. photo ©Nancie Battaglia

“Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math”

Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe – and that make clear who the real enemy is

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“I’ll still be here on my hunger strike until the actual meeting takes place.”

Chief Theresa Spence expressed joy Friday at news that Prime Minister Stephen Harper has agreed to meet First Nations leaders, but said she won’t end her hunger strike until the meeting actually takes place next Friday.