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A talk by Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh Discounted parking (with voucher available at the event) at the Back Bay Parking Garage, 199 Clarendon Street Qumsiyeh will discuss the historical and geopolitical context on how we arrived at the junction where even climate change conferences end in admitted …

Judith Schwartz Earlier this year The United Nations declared 2021-2030 the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration, presenting the opportunity for a global focus on regenerating natural systems. Journalist/author Judith D. Schwartz has traveled widely to find people who are successfully restoring healthy soil and water ecosystems. …

The Pentagon, Greenhouse Gases & Climate Change

November 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense is a large fuel user — in any one year, larger than many of the world’s countries combined. This raises several questions. What are the trends in DOD greenhouse gas emissions? What explains those trends? And how does the Pentagon …

Tools for Brokenheartedness

August 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

Despair and Empowerment Practices for Climate Activists Climate activists face fear, anger, sadness, and despair on a daily basis. We are often so busy taking action that we don’t give our hearts enough space. This afternoon gathering will be a place to bring our broken …

Featuring: Mea Johnson, Organizing Director at Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative Vignesh Ramachandran, 350 Mass Digital Organizer Maryellen Kurkulos, Board member, Massachusetts Peace Action John Harris, Boston Mayday Coalition Each speaker will talk about how their focus on social justice interacts with Climate Change.   There will …

Harvard Heat Week

April 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

In 2015, Divest Harvard staged the first Harvard Heat Week as part of a nation-wide student mobilization effort calling for fossil fuel divestment and climate justice. Now, in 2019, we are re-staging Harvard Heat Week to build up the public pressure for Harvard and its …

Water: The Global Crisis and What Must Be Done Now

February 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

There is a global water crisis — increasing drought, desertification, floods, migrations, and social justice stressors. This forum will focus on the connection between the unfolding climate catastrophe and the water crisis; outline a global view of the ecological  problems; focus on places that serve as …

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