The Jewish Climate Action Network returned to LimmudBoston with two educational sessions and a table that attracted 25 sign-ups.
The current political situation is not amenable to action on the climate, aside from barriers thrown up by opponents. Even allies are not motivated to help.
A summary of recent achievements and goals.
The Jewish Climate Action Network in Boston reached out to gain new friends and followers at a rally preceding the Global Climate Action Summit of 2018.
An introduction to initiative 1631.
"How can I justify the climate as a cause for the labor movement to take up?" I provided three justifications.
Three to four hundred people turned out in a Mayor’s "Walk the Talk Rally" to confront Mayor Walsh and the Conference of Mayors meeting in downtown Boston this past Friday, challenging them to deal seriously with climate change.
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.