Climate

People Over Pipelines March

July 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

From July 14-18th, hundreds of Massachusetts residents will march the route of Spectra’s proposed pipeline projects all the way to the Massachusetts State House. Together, we’ll show Governor Baker and state legislators that if they don’t take leadership on stopping new gas pipelines, the people …

Helen Caldicott: Courting Armageddon

June 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Peace Action is excited to announce that Dr. Helen Caldicott will be speaking in our Distinguished Peacebuilders Series! Come hear her talk, Courting Armageddon. Helen Caldicott, a former pediatrician at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston and instructor at Harvard Medical School, has devoted …

Film Screening: This Changes Everything

March 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Selling water, development, power plants, and pipelines? Is there a smart way to manage growth and save the planet? View the documentary  based on Naomi Klein’s book of the same name that weaves together threads of climate, racial and economical injustice and the movements already rising for …

Climate and Peace

February 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Climate and Peace   The Pentagon calls climate change a threat multiplier.   Drought and desertification of agricultural land destabilized Syria and Mali, and millions of people have suffered from the ensuing violence.  Conflict over water looms over India, Pakistan, and China, three nations bristling with …

From November 29 to December 11, world leaders will meet in Paris to negotiate a new global climate treaty. This is their 21st attempt, and we already know that even if they reach an agreement, it won’t be nearly as strong as we need it …

U.S. foreign policy is dangerous, undemocratic, and deeply out of sync with real global challenges. Is continuous war inevitable, or can we change course? by Conn Hallinan, Leon Wofsy Originally published in Foreign Policy in Focus, June 22, 2015   “If we don’t learn to take our …

We are at a crossroads, faced with a climate crisis that threatens to end our world as we know it. We can’t afford the greenhouse gas emissions arising from the way we live and from war and preparation for war.  Massachusetts Peace Action calls on …

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