Category Archives: 2011

On Climate Change

This is Lauren’s speech for the Climate Summer press conference at City Hall Plaza in Boston. — Before I begin talking to you about climate change, I would like to take a look at past social movements. The abolition of … Continue reading

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Its over?

My brain is fried….system overload…too much to think about. Why is my brain fried you ask? Because this summer has been so full of everything. Full of laughs and full of adventures. This summer has been the most ridiculous summer … Continue reading

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Final Speech

Posted on behalf of Sarah Hopps, Community Outreach Coordinator, Team Mass Acceleration This was Sara’s speech to everyone at the Climate Summer final party. Team Mass Acceleration Team Mass Acceleration is a compilation of geographically diverse individuals from Beverly to … Continue reading

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For my team

Posted by: Tara Escudero 8-6-11 Today is our last day as teams before we reunite and spend the week working on bigger (more comprehensive) things, such as a press conference, State of the Movement Report, future plans (personal and for … Continue reading

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Una Vez Mas

posted by: Julia Bradshaw After taking a run on a path in the woods in South Providence, I unfortunately acquired an itchy and long-lasting case of poison ivy that lasted through Hartford and Bridgeport, and was cured by plaintain weed … Continue reading

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Delicious Change

By: Carrie Watkins We’ve spent our summer spreading the message of Climate Summer: that we need to transition to clean energy now because for reasons of impending environmental doom, current national security, health, economy, and justice, we cannot afford to continue burning … Continue reading

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A Human is not a Chameleon: meditation on adaptations

Posted by Lisa Purdy I hadn’t thought that climate change could be made any more real to me, but one should never say never. No, it wasn’t word of the disastrous flooding in Korea, or even the endless three-digit weather … Continue reading

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As Summer Nears an End…

It’s hard to believe that these 9 weeks of our summer program are quickly drawing to an end. While these weeks have been full of both ups and downs, the people from each community we’ve met with have inspired me … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Pet Screw

My bleak life began in a mass of clanking gears, clouds of smog and cyclone of darkness and I opened my young eyes as I tumbled down the indifferent hands of the assembly line. For the first few years of … Continue reading

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Four Hundred Years of Change

Posted by Marina Stevenson: On a beautiful sunny day in Kingston, Mark Beaton, chair of the Green Energy Committee, took the Mass Action team sailing down the coast to Plymouth Harbor. Plymouth, Mass.: a place where history lies as deep … Continue reading

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