Rep. Paul Tucker Supports Carbon Pricing

Kudos to Rep. Paul Tucker for taking a bold stand on carbon pricing. In an age where we are looking for leadership to help us solve the problems of the climate crisis, groups like SAFE increasingly turn to our local and state elected officials. Rep. Tucker has not failed us on environmental issues and so … Continue reading Rep. Paul Tucker Supports Carbon Pricing

Mayor Driscoll: Put a Price on Carbon

"We know that the federal government will not act.  It is up to our state leaders to show bold leadership, for our state and region, and for the country." -Kim Driscoll and Alex Morse     Salem's Mayor Kim Driscoll and Holyoke's Mayor Alex Morse published a compelling op-ed in Commonwealth Magazine citing the ravages … Continue reading Mayor Driscoll: Put a Price on Carbon

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

350 MA Releases 2017-18 Legislative Agenda

SAFE has been collaborating with 350MA and is happy to express support for this year's legislative agenda. This year's priorities are renewable energy, improving infrastructure to stop methane gas leaks, and stopping the expansion of gas pipelines that will carry fracked gas to coastal communities for export: Stop the Pipeline Tax ✧ Oppose any legislative … Continue reading 350 MA Releases 2017-18 Legislative Agenda

Rotterdam Addresses Climate Impact with Innovative Infrastructure

In a recent blog post for the Nonprofit Quarterly, SAFE board member Karen Kahn wrote about how Rotterdam, another urban industrial coastal city is addressing climate change. Despite President Trump having pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement, scientists agree that the future of our planet is in jeopardy. In many parts of the … Continue reading Rotterdam Addresses Climate Impact with Innovative Infrastructure