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600 gather for climate action in Northampton

By STEPHANIE MURRAY  @StephMurr_Jour  Printed in the Saturday, January 28, 2017 NORTHAMPTON — If there were ever a time to get involved in the fight against climate change, it appeared to be Saturday for Valley residents. Some 600 people packed First Churches on Main Street for “Climate Action in a Time of Crisis,” a panel made up of local leaders and experts to address the dangers of, and solutions to, climate change. Climate forums typically attract some 40 to 50 people in the city, but Saturday’s event drew 10 times that number. “This is the fight of our lives, folks,” said panelist Marty Nathan of Climate Action NOW. Additional panelists were state Senate President Stan Rosenberg, newly elected state Rep. Solomon Goldstein-Rose, and Smith College Professor Nat Fortune. Lilly Lombard moderated the panel. “At this moment, we are faced with [...]

By | 2017-02-08T13:27:13+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Environment, News, Peace and Justice|0 Comments

PREPARING FOR THE LENTEN CARBON FAST

 2015 Center for Eco Technology presents “Ways to Save at Home” Second Hour on Feb. 15th You are invited to join Amanda Jacir of the Center for Eco Technology after worship in the Parlor to learn more about ways to reduce carbon (and spending!) at home. She will present two Green Energy programs you can participate in as a renter or homeowner. Mass Save offers free home energy assessment for home owners and renters. Mass Energy is programs to purchase clean energy for your electric bill. Come learn more about how you can either save money or increase your use of green energy. Click the link below for more information.

By | 2017-01-18T20:15:10+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|Environment, Peace and Justice|0 Comments