Climate and Peace

The Green New Deal Moves Forward

June 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Green New Deal catapulted into public awareness in February of this year, when newly elected US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced a resolution in Congress calling for a massive national program to address both climate change and deep economic and political inequities. Sen. Ed Markey …

Statement in Support of the Green New Deal

April 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

Statement by Massachusetts Peace Action on the Green New Deal The Green New Deal (GND), a concept that has been discussed for some years, is now the subject of a non-binding Congressional Resolution (H.Res.109) introduced by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.  Senator Ed Markey introduced it in …

Boston People’s Climate Mobilization

April 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

On April 29, the #PeopleClimate March will bring together hundreds of thousands of people from across the country to demand JOBS, JUSTICE, and REAL CLIMATE SOLUTIONS. Here in Boston, we’ll have a full day of workshops and activities to build and grow our movement, starting …

Climate and Peace Work Plan 2017

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Executive Summary: Climate change, unrest and war are closely linked. We cannot address climate change without addressing violence and war, and vice versa. The Peace and Climate (P & C) Group opposes the US’s reliance on military-based economic growth, which wastes billions of dollars; which …