AS THE STORMS LAST FALL AND WINTER have shown, the impact of extreme weather events on our way of life in the Commonwealth is already painfully visible. Global warming is very likely to increase the frequency and severity of such extremes in the years ahead unless we act energetically to shift from....
AMHERST — At the urging of a group of seventh-graders, Town Meeting unanimously adopted a resolution Wednesday to stand by the Paris Climate Agreement of 2015, and to do so by encouraging town officials to reduce local greenhouse gas emissions by 26...
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Costa Rica’s new president has announced a plan to ban fossil fuels and become the first fully decarbonised country in the world. Carlos Alvarado, a 38-year-old former journalist, made the announcement to a crowd of thousands during his inauguration on Wednesday.
The Greens are raising our electric bills by blocking natural gas pipelines. I hope there's a candidate available who will speak to this. I am paying $.22 per kwh. for April.
Jamie Czupkiewicz Guerin Juan Juan Gabriel Sanchez-Sanchez
A 4th forum will take place on June 21 for the 2nd Hampshire District (South Hadley & Easthampton & Granby)
So who are the candidates running
Great turnout at the first forum!
Next up: Wed May 23
1st Franklin District
CAN/LWV Candidate Forum On Climate and Energy Issues
Wednesday, May 23, 7:00-8:30PM, Frontier Regional School, S. Deerfield
Moderator will start with an introduction of the event and the candidates, recognizing sponsors, and will ask audience to silence their cell phones.
Candidates will draw straws for who gets the first question, and it will alternate from there. Due to the number of candidates, not all candidates will answer all questions. We will utilize a grid formatted prior to be sure each candidate gets the same total number of questions and answer time.
Candidates will have 90 seconds to address their question.
Candidates will be given the opportunity to make a one minute opening and closing statement.
Moderator: Frances Volkman, League of Women Voters
Panelists: George Forcier, The Recorder
Jenny Daniell, Climate Action Now
Nicole Moore, League of Women Voters
Timekeepers: League of Women Voters
FERC is currently reviewing its project approval process. Please send sign this petition to kick start your input! ( https://petitions.moveon.org/sign/… put together by VOICES (Victory Over InFRACKstructure, Clean Energy inStead)).
Remember, there are many ways to chime in and you're not limited to just one! Please also see PLAN-NE’s instructions on sending your own comments on their certificate policy ( https://plan4ne.wordpress.com/about/… ).
The revenue from a carbon tax will never flow from the left side to the right side. It will disappear in the administration of it. The big main polluter will be exempt. The carbon tax is only a ticket to keep on burning fossil fuels.
Our position is that we need to do it all. Carbon fee & rebate, and ALSO advocating & educating for policies leading to collective and personal conservation, energy efficiency; accelerating the transition to clean, renewable energy; regenerative farming; resisting new fossil fuel projects... there is much to do and all of it necessary.
Tuesday evening 6 to 7pm The Enviro Show welcomes back Rosemary Wessel of No Racked Gas in Mass to delve into all things fracked; that plus the usual like Revenge of the Critters, Fool-on-the-Hill, and The Mad King......
Tourism accounts for around 8 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study that marks the first attempt to quantify the industry’s total carbon footprint. In an ambitious paper published in the scientific journal Nature Climate Change, an international team of scientists h...
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