A day for outrage, a year for exponential change

Today my twelve-year-old daughter and I joined hundreds of men, women and children at Brayton Point, a coal-fired power plant in Somerset, Massachusetts. We were with Mothers Out Front and 350.org; we were with an angry mother from West Virginia coal country; we were in a community that deserves not to be the seat ofContinue reading “A day for outrage, a year for exponential change”

Triangle Points: The Scrawl, the Funnels and Me

Funnels—those are what the Brayton Point coal-fired power plant’s cooling towers look like. The image has run across my screen fleetingly over the past several months. Those concrete twin cylinders are like a little fly in my peripheral vision. It’s one of a hundred thousand images or more I’ve registered in that time, that is,Continue reading “Triangle Points: The Scrawl, the Funnels and Me”

Breaking News: Cambridge Young Women Quilt for Sustainability

Sprouts of Hope, an offshoot of Jane Goodall‘s Roots and Shoots comprised of a handful of girls who are now at Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School,  is presenting their “Imagine a Sustainable Life Quilt” to the City of Cambridge today at City Hall, making Mayor Davis and all of us here in the people’sContinue reading “Breaking News: Cambridge Young Women Quilt for Sustainability”