by Phyllis Theermann January 16, 2019 Climate change Doctors Dr. Regina C. Larocque health Health Care Professionals New England Journal of Medicine
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published its latest edition with an inspiring article co-written by Wellesley physician Regina C. LaRocque, M.D., M.P.H.
This article and mind set is important for our community but may be of special interest to the health care professionals living amongst us.
When the next generation asks you, “What did you do about climate change?,” you want to have a good answer.
by Phyllis Theermann January 15, 2019 350 MA activist carbon change electrification Environmental Justice MCAN muni new years resolution renewable energy statehouse
Then SAVE THESE DATES and fulfill your inner activist:
1). 350 Mass is hosting a webinar “On the Road to a MA Green New Deal” on Thursday, Jan 17 from 7-8:30 pm. 350 Mass will discuss the current narrative, goals, and ways to take action within this framework. See the Zoom meeting link here.
2). Head to the Statehouse on January 24th at 10.30 am to meet up with residents from every part of our state to meet with Representatives and Senators to fight for clean energy and environmental justice. Topics include:
– Environmental justice legislation to protect low income and communities of color from bearing the brunt of health impacts of pollution and vulnerability to climate change.
– 100% Renewable Energy Justice to envision a clean, healthy society without carbon pollution and plan to make it reality by 2050 at the latest.
-Carbon pricing to invest in our future today.
3). Massachusetts Climate Action Network (MCAN) is hosting another one of their popular seminars for people who live in Massachusetts towns which have their own electric company (called Muni’s or MLP’s), like Wellesley. On Saturday, January 26th from 10-3 they will be discussing “Electrification” of the heating, cooling and transportation sectors in Muni towns. This is a very hot topic for Muni towns right now. Learn more or sign up here and contact firstname.lastname@example.org for carpool info.
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