SSL’s mission is to work as an engine of research and action to ensure that all residents of Greater Boston, and cities across the world, are prepared equitably for the impacts of climate change, by:
Identifying, developing, and testing new strategies and best practices locally and globally
Convening and activating a network of diverse, committed, action-oriented leaders
SSL leverages Greater Boston and the East Coast region as a “test bed” for the development, testing, and implementation of climate solutions that are environmentally sound, economically sustainable, and socially just.
June 01, 2018 Jamie Bologna, Zoë Mitchell, Meghna Chakrabarti
We take a look at the big news stories of the week, including revelations that out-of-state students may be accepted more than in-state students at UMass Amherst. Plus, a new report is advising against building a flood protection barrier in the Boston Harbor. Also, the results of the latest WBUR Poll.
Renee Loth, editor of Architecture Boston magazine, columnist for the Boston Globe, and a contributor to WBUR’s Cognoscenti. She tweets @reneeloth.
http://democracynow.org – On Monday night, Democracy Now! celebrated its 20th anniversary at the historic Riverside Church in New York City. Among those who addressed more than 2,000 attendants was world-renowned linguistic Noam Chomsky, who spoke about the two most dangerous threats the human species faces today: the possibility of nuclear war and the accelerating destruction of human-fueled climate change.
http://democracynow.org – On Monday night at Riverside Church, world-renowned linguist and political dissident Noam Chomsky spoke at Democracy Now!’s 20th anniversary celebration in New York City. He spoke in front of a live audience of more than 2,000 people about the dangers of Trump’s climate change denialism—and what it means for the future of the human species.
Welcome to Transition Studies. To prosper for very much longer on the changing Earth humankind will need to move beyond its current fossil-fueled civilization toward one that is sustained on recycled materials and renewable energy. This is not a trivial shift. It will require a major transition in all aspects of our lives.
This weblog explores the transition to a sustainable future on our finite planet. It provides links to current news, key documents from government sources and non-governmental organizations, as well as video documentaries about climate change, environmental ethics and environmental justice concerns.
The links are listed here to be used in whatever manner they may be helpful in public information campaigns, course preparation, teaching, letter-writing, lectures, class presentations, policy discussions, article writing, civic or Congressional hearings and citizen action campaigns, etc. For further information on this blog see: About this weblog. and How to use this weblog.
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