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Sunday, April 13th: General Meeting

With regional resistance to the push for a fracked gas pipeline in WM growing by leaps and bounds, a national effort to stop the KXL pipeline, a growing and powerful divestment campaign across the state, and lots of other exciting and creative efforts to mobilize for a healthy planet… Climate Action NOW/350 MA held an open public gathering this Sunday to highlighting pathways for folks to join in at this critical time. Over 50 attended!

A bus commuter hopes for change

On a recent Wednesday afternoon I packed away my computer and told my Latina colleagues in our clinic in Springfield’s North End that I was off to take the bus home to Northampton. Though only one or two said it, their looks read equally, “You what?” — as if I was announcing plans to jump into the nearby Connecticut River.

Earth’s Turn

5 films, 5 weeks, 1 world Wednesdays at 6:30p.m. – Smith College Downloadable Poster Free, open to the public, wheelchair accessible.   Part of Earth’s Turn film series brought to you by the Climate Action NOW/350MA; Smith College Sustainability Reps, Green Team, Divest Smith College, SGA Sustainability Committee, Center for the Environment, Ecological Design and Sustainability […]

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.