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Boston Area Solar Association Film - TONIGHT - Feb 12 in Cabridge

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Location: First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist 3 Church Street, Harvard Square Time: Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. Spanning 50 years of grassroots and gl…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: A Fierce Green Fire,Environment,Boston Area Solar Energy Association

0 replies | 348 views | Posted on: 02/12/2015 | Last updated: 03/06/2015

Boston Area Solar Energy Association Forum: Thursday, May 14 -Stories of Trial and Hope from Japan

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Boston Area Solar Energy Association Forum: Thursday, May 14 -Stories of Trial and Hope from Japan First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist; 3 Church Street, Harvard Square Doors open at …

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Environment,NESEA,BASEA,Japan,Fukushima,Minamata, Ishimure Michiko

0 replies | 583 views | Posted on: 05/04/2015 | Last updated: 05/04/2015

Hull Wind Turbine Summer Cruise with Mass Energy - Friday June 19th 1-5pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The Hull Summer Cruise sets sail on June 19th from Rowes Wharf in Boston! This event is open to the public. Get your tickets by June 11th! We'll charter the M/V Freedom and take a one hour cruise d…

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Massachusetts,Environment,Wind energy,Mass Energy Consumers Alliance,Hull,Wind Turbine

0 replies | 712 views | Posted on: 05/19/2015 | Last updated: 05/19/2015

Made In the USA

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

I would love to hear from people and companies currently involved in the #madeinmmerica movement/program. I remember (kind of cheesy) commercials about this long ago, and then the momentum seemed to d…

Filed under: Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Environment,MadeIntheUSA,madeinamerica,Manufacturing,Economy,Jobs

2 replies | 999 views | Posted on: 06/04/2015 | Last updated: 06/05/2015

A Price On Carbon: Driving the Economic Road Forward, 6/18 6-8 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

A Price On Carbon: Driving the Economic Road Forward Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 6 to 8 pm Non Profit Center 89 South Street Boston, MA CABA invites members and friends to attend a workshop on …

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Environment,Carbon Pricing

0 replies | 528 views | Posted on: 06/16/2015 | Last updated: 06/16/2015

Connecting Investors and Donors with Cleantech and Clean Energy Investments

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

I was interested to read Greentech Media's article on how few US philanthropic dollars are typically invested in the kinds of clean energy and cleantech projects that can reduce our impact on the envi…

Filed under: Fundraising

Keywords: Climate Change,Energy,Cleantech,Environment,Prime Coalition,Philanthropy

0 replies | 884 views | Posted on: 06/17/2015 | Last updated: 06/17/2015

Pope Francis - Inspired Environmental Leadership

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

I am excited Pope Francis has taken a firm stand on our global responsibility to care for the environment and each other, and to defend against climate change. Religions and countries have largely reg…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Environment,Pope Francis,Encyclical

0 replies | 436 views | Posted on: 06/25/2015 | Last updated: 06/25/2015

Petition: Tell the EPA to Support the Clean Power Plan (via NRDC)

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Please help the NRDC with a petition to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator! It's time to limit emissions on coal-fired plants, for the health of the planet and for current and future generations. …

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Climate Change,Environment,EPA,NRDC,Health,Emissions

0 replies | 685 views | Posted on: 06/29/2015 | Last updated: 06/29/2015

Drilling in the Arctic simply does not make sense. Please stand with the NRDC.

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

We need to STOP ARCTIC DRILLING. From the NRDC: "Shell Oil is racing to sink its drills into the Arctic's Chukchi Sea — and the Obama Administration has given them the green light. This comes…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Environment,Arctic Drilling,Shell Oil

0 replies | 596 views | Posted on: 07/16/2015 | Last updated: 07/27/2015

Petition: Ask Governor Christie to hold Exxon fully accountable for oil spills, clean ups

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Stand with Environment America and Environment New Jersey behind this petition: "New Jersey has been fighting Exxon in the courts for decades over the damages it’s done to natural resources, bu…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Exxon,Environment,Governor Christie,Oil Spills,Pollution

0 replies | 578 views | Posted on: 07/22/2015 | Last updated: 07/22/2015

MassPIRG Petition: Say No to BP Tax Deductions on Oil Spill Payments!

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

BP Oil Company must pay $18.7 billion in damages as a result of gross negligence in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, but there are indications that only $5.5 billion of that settlement will be non-tax …

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Environment,Pollution,BP,Oil Spill

0 replies | 852 views | Posted on: 07/24/2015 | Last updated: 07/24/2015

Oil Change Interntaional Petition: Tell President Obama to Keep Shell Oil out of the Arctic

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Petition: Stop Arctic Drilling! "We call on the Obama Administration to make the Arctic Ocean off limits to Big Oil. In order to tackle climate change we must leave carbon underground -- not let fo…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Environment,Arctic Drilling,Shell Oil,Pollution,Oil

0 replies | 488 views | Posted on: 07/29/2015 | Last updated: 07/29/2015

Thank President Obama and the EPA for the finalized Clean Power Plan (Petition)

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

President Obama and the EPA have finalized a Clean Power Plan that imposes the first limits on carbon pollution from power plants. Pollution from power plants apparently cause 40% of the carbon pollut…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Environment,Pollution,Clean Power Plan,President Obama,Carbon,Power Plants

1 replies | 907 views | Posted on: 08/04/2015 | Last updated: 08/04/2015

The EPA's Clean Power Plan Needs your Support! (Environment Mass)

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Add your signature to support the EPA and the Obama Administrations Clean Power Plan! Sign to help the EPA implement affordable energy solutions as a part of the Clean Energy Incentive Program. …

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Environment,EPA,Clean Power Plan,Obama Administration

0 replies | 550 views | Posted on: 08/13/2015 | Last updated: 08/13/2015

350 Org Petition World Governments: Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

350 Org Petition: Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground! 2015 is on track to be the hottest year in recorded history, and this December world governments will meet in Paris for the biggest climate talks …

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Environment,Fossil Fuels,350 Org

0 replies | 697 views | Posted on: 08/23/2015 | Last updated: 08/23/2015

Should we be Worried about the Rapidly Expanding Desalinization Industry?

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Access to water is a growing issue, particularly with recent droughts. At first, desalinization sounds like a good idea. But I was reading an Environmental News Network article about how desalin…

Filed under: Climate Change

Keywords: Environment,Water,Desalinization,California

0 replies | 579 views | Posted on: 09/02/2015 | Last updated: 09/02/2015

TONIGHT 9/10 - Off and On: The Climate Movement and the Road Through Paris, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 7 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Off and On: The Climate Movement and the Road Through Paris Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 7pm Location: Brooklyn Academy of Music Admission: Sliding Scale- Pay what you can Can't attend -…

Filed under: Climate Change

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Climate Change,Environment,Renewable Energy,Bill McKibben,Naomi Klein

0 replies | 762 views | Posted on: 09/10/2015 | Last updated: 09/10/2015

Environmental Movie Premier Event in Boston - "Keep Jumbo Wild" - Free! November 1, 7:30 PM. Presented by Patagonia and Sweetwater Films

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Patagonia Presents a film by Sweetgrass Productions: Keep Jumbo Wild Sunday, November 1st Doors: 7:30 pm, Film 8 pm FREE! Join Patagonia Ambassador Pep Fujas for the Boston premiere of Jum…

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Environment,Habitat Preservation,Development,British Columbia

0 replies | 683 views | Posted on: 10/28/2015 | Last updated: 10/28/2015

Energy Day of Action at the State House: November 10th- Starts at 10 am

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Energy Day of Action: November 10 November 10 is a critical day in our fight to ensure our elected officials move us toward a clean and just energy economy. On the 10th, a bill proposing to give…

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Environment,Pipeline,Kinder Morgan,Toxics Action Network

0 replies | 321 views | Posted on: 11/05/2015 | Last updated: 11/05/2015

Climate Marches are planned November 29 everywhere - Join a March in Massachusetts:

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Starting the weekend of November 28th, people everywhere are coming together for two weeks of action calling for climate justice and an end to carbon pollution. There are going to be thousands of even…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Climate Change,Environment,350.org,COP21

0 replies | 258 views | Posted on: 11/22/2015 | Last updated: 11/22/2015

Are US National Parks "For Sale" - Should we Panic?

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

A recent Washington Post headline asked whether Yosemite might soon be sponsored by Starbucks.... is it time to panic? Maybe. As the National Park Service approaches its 100th anniversary, Jona…

Filed under: Environment

Keywords: Environment,National Parks,Environmental Policy

0 replies | 688 views | Posted on: 06/21/2016 | Last updated: 06/21/2016

Volkswagen Punished for Emissions Cheating

by JackSawyer // Student

In September 2015 a report came out stating that 11 million of Volkswagen's cars contained software that falsified emission data. Since then, the car manufacturer has been facing a great deal of scrut…

Filed under: News

Keywords: Environment,Emissions,Greenhouse Gas Emissions,Germany,cars,Volkswagen,Cheating,Software,South Korea,United States

0 replies | 716 views | Posted on: 06/25/2016 | Last updated: 06/25/2016

AUGUST 13th: Urban Roots: NATIVE PLANTS 101: A POLLINATOR WORKSHOP WITH AMY HEILMAN & REBECCA MARQUARDT

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Discuss the benefits of native plants for pollinators, including bees and butterflies. Pollinators are crucial for the life and health of your veggie plants! Includes hands-on component in which atten…

Climate Refugees: A Call For International Relocation Action

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

The world is facing a new and ugly reality of anthropogenic climate change. As the planet warms, we’re seeing the sea levels rise, storms grow stronger and more variable, and fresh water supplies dw…

Composting 101: Tips for Everyday Composting at Home (You Can Do It!)

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Green Tips For Composting At Home: If you’re thinking about taking up more green living practices, composting can be a great place to start. While composting may seem mysterious or complicated, i…

Filed under: Environment

Related to: Education ,Information and Resources,Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Green Home,Environment,Sustainable Living,Green Living,Nature Conservation,Conservation,Composting

0 replies | 4210 views | Posted on: 07/13/2016 | Last updated: 11/03/2016