Links to related organizations:
- Mothers Out Front works actively on the issue of climate change. Click on “Make the Change” on their home page to switch to green electricity.
- Climate Action Now: western Massachusetts is an active organization with several environmental action groups. They meet monthly, usually alternating between Amherst and Northampton.
- Craig’s Place at First Baptist Church in Amherst is a seasonal shelter, inviting volunteer help.
Information or other resources suggested by participants:
- Amazing PLACE! This Earth so sweet – to the tune of Amazing Grace
- This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein. Cutting the vast amounts of man-made pollution that feed global warming is an enormous challenge for societies that gobble up coal, oil and gas. But in This Changes Everything, Naomi Klein argues that those fuels aren’t the root problem — capitalism is. A CBC audio link about the book is here.
- The Green Boat: Reviving Ourselves in Our Capsized Culture by Mary Pipher. Dr. Pipher examines how we as individuals and as a culture cope with the tidal wave of environmental information, including news of global climate collapse, that we must confront every day. Related TED talk is here.