On October 1st and 2nd, families went out in the rain to tag some of the 177 leaks in their town, connecting with neighbors and spreading the word about what you can do to help #Fixtheleaks.
Families in New York are acting to stop The New Market Dominion pipeline and the infrastructure that is being built to support it (compressor stations).
Carolyn Wilkins from Mothers Out Front Concord took part in the ClimateRide.org event with her husband. Together and with several other riding teams, they travelled the Northeast and spread the word about taking action on climate change.
Together with allies and other families in the community, Mothers Out Front NY Southern Tier volunteer Bonnie Cremer gave a moving public narrative at this public hearing and was interviewed by WENY.
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MA: Mother Out Front and the Clean Energy Program Director at Mass Energy Consumers Alliance, Eugenia Gibbons makes the case crystal clear: We don't want it, we don't need it and it's not legal to make us pay for it. It's time to #SwitchTheSource.
Mothers Out Front New York #INTHENEWS! Climate change action organizations are pushing New York State as it works to define its renewable energy standards to move away from dirty fossil fuels as soon as possible.
The 2016 Cambridge Climate Congress is set to start Oct. 1 with the theme of “Building a Community of Response to Climate Change,” led by climate activist groups such as Green Cambridge in partnership with Mayor E. Denise Simmons and city councillor Jan Devereux.
MASS POWER FORWARD COALITION CELEBRATES SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT’S DECISION TO STRIKE DOWN PIPELINE TAX
Mothers Out is a proud partner of the Mass Power Forward coalition and is pleased to share today's joint announcement!
Earlier today, the Supreme Judicial Court STRUCK DOWN the so-called “pipeline tax” (ENGIE Gas & LNG LLC v. Department of Public Utilities -- SJC 12051), which would have forced electric ratepayers to subsidize new gas pipelines.Read more
"Climate-minded local groups like Mothers Out Front and firstname.lastname@example.org staged a protest, held meetings, contacted local leaders and even took to the streets with flags in hand to mark the city’s largest leaks in July."
"The team found 'a preponderance of small gas leaks and a few very large gas leaks,' she said. 'These few large leaks contribute disproportionately to overall methane emissions and are considered “super-emitters,' she added. Around 7 percent of the gas leaks surveyed accounted for 50 percent of methane emissions in the Greater Boston area, Margaret Hendrick, a PhD student at Boston University, noted."Read more