Living with Coyotes

Thursday June 25, 7:00 to 8:30 First Church, 316 Essex St. Salem Have you seen coyotes in your yard? Walking in the woods? On the golf course? Do you have questions, concerns, or just a general interest in where these animals have come from? Please join us for a lively presentation on living with coyotes. Coyotes about … Continue reading Living with Coyotes

SAFE SOLAR & ENERGY ADVISORS: SOLAR MADE EASY

Launchof SAFE Solar & Energy Advisors Thursday May 14, 7:00 to 8:30 First Church, 316 Essex St. Salem Confused about what makes the most sense for installing solar or doing some energy efficiency project on your home or business? SAFE has created a non-profit to offer impartial, knowledgeable advice to people on the North Shore. There … Continue reading SAFE SOLAR & ENERGY ADVISORS: SOLAR MADE EASY

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?

Sea Level Rise: Salem’s Vulnerability

Date and Time: Wed, September 10, 7 pmLocation: First Church, 316 Essex St.Could Salem withstand a storm like Hurricane Sandy? Professor Steve Young from Salem State University's geography department will present his research on the vulnerability of Salem to sea-level rise in the face of climate change. In addition, Salem SAFE co-chair Jeff Barz-Snell, an environmental researcher, will … Continue reading Sea Level Rise: Salem’s Vulnerability