Offshore Wind Coalition Building Momentum

Wind could meet much of Massachusetts and New England’s power needs in coming years by Bonnie Bain “Enough for us all.” These are the words on a delightful sunny poster in our baby’s room given to me by a Danish friend. Danes made the poster to educate and garner support for renewable energy. A pioneer … Continue reading Offshore Wind Coalition Building Momentum

The Virtues of Green Building

SAFE Meeting, March 4, 6:30 pm via Zoom The future of building is here! Are you perplexed by Net-Zero, LEED, and Passive House? Learn about Waring School’s new Passive House building, a nearly completed, all-electric, affordable, energy efficient structure. SAFE’s Co-Chair Cindy Keegan, Waring's building committee chair, and her son Collin, a Waring student, with … Continue reading The Virtues of Green Building

Coastal Resiliency Forum 12.6.18, 7pm 12 Federal St., Salem, MA

Need convincing about why we should have hope as we tackle Coastal Resiliency? Michael Kimmelman shows and tells us what Rotterdam is doing. Succeeding in dealing with rising seas, "The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas. The World Is Watching." ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands — The wind over the canal stirred up whitecaps and rattled cafe … Continue reading Coastal Resiliency Forum 12.6.18, 7pm 12 Federal St., Salem, MA

As Trump Rolls Back Environmental Regs, Coal Operations Expand

The following story, authored by SAFE board member Karen Kahn, is reposted from the Nonprofit Quarterly. Rural Action, an Appalachian Ohio nonprofit, has spent two decades working to clean up a watershed in Southeastern Ohio polluted by old coal mines. Now, the organization and its supporters are fighting the permitting of a new surface mine proposed by … Continue reading As Trump Rolls Back Environmental Regs, Coal Operations Expand