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Anti-fracking activists use “Shalefield stories” to highlight need for legislation

By Aidan Connelly Environmental activists gathered in front of the State House today to raise awareness of the looming threat of fracking in Massachusetts through “Shalefield Stories”, a collection of accounts from people whose lives have been affected by fracking. Among those present were public health professionals, representatives from Environment Massachusetts, and state representative Denise […]

Environmental lobbyist rally for Pension fund divestment

by Aidan Connelly  A plethora of environmental lobbyists took to the state capitol yesterday morning following a rally with several, urging congressmen to sponsor bill S1225. The bill aims to deplete holdings of fossil fuel companies from Massachusetts’ public fund by 2020.[soundcloud id='137059152' color='#2a3590'] The bill, which targets the 1.3 billion dollars worth of holdings […]

Climate activists rally against fossil fuels

by Melanie Escobar  The Statehouse will see  rallying and lobbying on it’s footsteps on Wednesday for divesting the state from fossil fuels. Climate Activists, guest speakers, pensioners and more are coming to show their support for bill that would divest the state pension fund from fossil fuels. The speakers will be urgently asking the legislators to […]

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