Honor Dolores Jordan, Support SAFE

One of Salem’s most respected, enduring and passionate activists, Dolores Jordan, will be honored at a celebration and tribute to her life at the Hawthorne Hotel on Tuesday, November 10, from 5:30-7:30 pm. A lifelong resident of Derby Street, Jordan, who is turning 87 in November, will be recognized for her many decades of civic contributions. … Continue reading Honor Dolores Jordan, Support SAFE

SAFE SOLAR Kick-off: Get the low-down on rooftop solar!

Wednesday October 14 6:30-8:30 pm Bentley School 25 Memorial Drive Tired of all the telemarketers and door to door canvassers trying to sell you a solar system for your home? Confused about all the options? Should you buy or lease your solar panels? Get the answers you need at this free public forum sponsored by … Continue reading SAFE SOLAR Kick-off: Get the low-down on rooftop solar!

Obama Announces Carbon Regs to Address Climate Change

 Today, President Obama released his Clean Power Plan, a first-of-its-kind plan to cut carbon pollution from the nation’s power plants. The effort to limit carbon from power plants was lead by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, who lead a similar effort in Massachusetts that forced the clean up of Massachusetts coal plants. According to the Center for … Continue reading Obama Announces Carbon Regs to Address Climate Change

Carbon Nation: How a Carbon Tax Could Reduce Climate Change While Keeping the Economy Bubbling

Thursday March 26, 7 - 8 PM First Church, 316 Essex St. Salem From business leaders to national security agencies to scientists there is broad agreement that climate change must be addressed.  But can we afford the policies that we need? Join Citizens Climate Lobby and other local organizations as we discuss a legislative proposal that … Continue reading Carbon Nation: How a Carbon Tax Could Reduce Climate Change While Keeping the Economy Bubbling

Winter Weatherization and Energy “Smackdown” Program

Spending Too Much on Your Utility Bills? Learn how to reduce your household’s carbon footprint Join SAFE for a workshop on how to get your energy (and water) consumption under control. Wed, January 28 at 7pm First Church in Salem, Office Entrance 316 Essex Street Salem, MA With recent increases in electric and natural gas rates, and … Continue reading Winter Weatherization and Energy “Smackdown” Program

More Gas Pipelines?

The Sunday Globe (October 5) includes an editorial calling for investments in gas pipelines across New England. The Globe argues that improved gas infrastructure need not hinder investments in renewable energy---both are necessary as we move toward greater reliance on renewables. Today, we are relying more heavily on gas--and in winter months, gas supplies may … Continue reading More Gas Pipelines?