Category Archives: Climate Change

VT Town Meeting Day Resolution

It has been exciting to see clean, sustainable energy on the rise in Vermont since Vermont Yankee shut down. This coming week, Vermonters will have an opportunity to tell lawmakers to get serious about making progress towards a 90% clean … Continue reading

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Nuclear Energy Isn’t Green

My Turn: Nuclear Energy Isn’t Green by Ann Darling, Safe & Green Campaign Greenfield Recorder 12.26.16 Here in the Pioneer Valley we live within a circle of five operating, decommissioning, or decommissioned nuclear power facilities and a nuclear submarine base. … Continue reading

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12/12 Rally & March in Boston

800 people so far have RSVPed to head to Boston this coming Saturday to make their voices heard on climate justice. Please join Safe & Green and 130+ other environmental, labor, social justice, and climate action groups co-sponsors. The action … Continue reading

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Counting Our Blessings

As I write this, hundreds of thousands of people in Japan are evacuating as Typhoon Etau creates massive flooding. TEPCO announced that “The water also overwhelmed the drainage pumps at the Fukushima nuclear plant… Hundreds of tons of contaminated water … Continue reading

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Deadlines As NDCAP Muddles Along

VT’s public comment periods on Yankee decommissioning are a muddle (more below). But one deadline is clear: you have until December 1 to tell the EPA that nuclear power is not clean power, and to get it out of the … Continue reading

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$12.6B into the Death Spiral

The nuclear power industry got a huge boost today from YOU via the US Dept. of Energy. DOE is proposing $12.6 Billion (yes, B) in new nuclear “guaranteed loans” for existing and new nuclear reactors. Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy … Continue reading

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Update – People’s Climate March: Nuclear-Free, Carbon-Free

Sept. 20 / 21 People’s Climate March & the Nuclear Free Contingent In case you haven’t heard, 310,000 to 400,00 marchers were in New York City on Sept. 21 —  more than double the size expected by 350.org and its … Continue reading

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