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Keystone Pipeline Actions Heating Up!

 Keystone Pipeline Actions Heating Up! The CAN Steering Committee is very concerned about the shift in Senate power and the possibility that a Keystone XL construction bill could pass the Senate in January. As James Hansen has put it, a functioning KXL would be “game over for the climate”.  At our Nov 24 monthly meeting, […]

Time to Put a Fair Price on Carbon!

According to most economists, putting a fair price on carbon is the most efficient way to reduce emissions. But it’s a tough challenge. Getting a bill passed that raises revenues has a steep uphill climb in any U.S. legislature, even one as progressive as Massachusetts. The good news – momentum is growing fast in MA […]

November Featured Climate Actions

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 the Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence and are now also circulated at the Haydenville Congregational Church, the Co-op Power newsletter, and on the website of Climate […]

Marty Nathan: Climate Change and War

I was digging compost yesterday and wheel-barrowing it past my backyard chickens to the front yard vegetable garden and found myself thinking essentially the same thoughts that I put down on these pages in 2011. Then I had openly pondered the tremendous destruction wreaked by war and militarism – at that time in Iraq and […]