Storytelling is one of our oldest human activities, and one well suited to motivating people toward climate action. An account of a JCAN storytelling event.
The climate teams were there to call for more measures that would help Massachusetts meet its energy reduction goals, such as ramping up energy storage, offering consumers lower rates for off-peak energy use, and fixing methane leaks in pipelines. We also protested an apparent renewed dependence on natural gas.
Something important and perhaps historic happened Tuesday in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, but the defense is not ready for general use in climate protests.
As Massachusetts legislature discusses new bills to improve our response to climate change, the governor moves backward and more than 100 came to witness a vigorous call for action.
JCAN racks up one hundred new followers in Boston.
A climate-appropriate update to a classic song.
A couple dozen activists packed the City Hall hearing room in Boston to oppose a new pipeline that forces the region to face the implications of its commitment to green energy.
Many people think that refugee status is conferred by war or persecution, but natural disasters also create refugees. Recent hurricanes, tropical storms, and vast fires force us to rethink who refugees are and how to handle them from around the world.
Even when dealing with a progressive legislator who knows the facts and figures, we need to increase the pressure to make the climate something they deal with daily.
A series of social media postings designed to get people talking about climate change and forming communities of concerned citizens.
Boston faces a historic moral choice: to increase fossil fuel use, which would lead to the city's destruction as well as problems for life on our planet, or to apply its lofty values to solving the carbon problem. The crux lies with a proposed 5,000-foot gas pipeline extension.
Don't be surprised if the members of your facilities committee are knowledgeable about climate issues--and don't be surprised if they hold strong opinions.