Green New Deal Town Hall with Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley

Date: April 20, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: First Church in Jamaica Plain, 6 Eliot Street
The JP Forum, in conjunction with sponsors including BCEC, presents Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and the Rev. Mariama White-Hammond to discuss the challenges of working for a just transition that includes how we build an equitable economy that lifts people out of poverty and also lives within the ecological boundaries of the earth. The ecological and […]

Understanding the Climate Picture: Lessons from the IPCC & National Climate Assessment

Date: December 12, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: First Church in Jamaica Plain, 6 Eliot Street, JP
The report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), compiled by hundreds of scientists from around the world, warns that the disasters caused by climate change are no longer remote or hypothetical. The main finding of the IPCC report is the need for urgency. How do we respond to a crisis larger than any […]

City Council Hearing on Gas Pipeline Safety in Boston

Date: October 30, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Boston City Council Chamber, 5th Fl., City Hall
City Council to Examine Gas Pipeline Safety in Boston. Councilors O'Malley, Pressley, and Flynn have called for a gas safety hearing. The Council will examine the safety of the gas infrastructure in Boston, the prevention of potentially dangerous gas leaks, and education and preparedness for emergency response. The hearing on October 30 at 11 am is open […]

Climate Change Across the City

Date: June 13, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Paramount Theatre, 559 Washington St., Boston
Boston Civic Media envisions the future of collaboration around climate change in Boston at this event. Leaders of three BCEC member organizations will be participating in the "Lightning Talks," as will Councilor Matt O'Malley, the City Council's chair of the Committee on the Environment and Sustainability. The program also includes lunch, workshops, and a keynote […]

City Council Hearing on Implementing Community Choice Energy

Date: May 30, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: City Hall, Council Chamber, 5th floor
Please attend this Council hearing on Community Choice Energy (CCE) to remind the administration that Boston residents want this program implemented now. The Department of the Environment has announced it will not proceed with implementing CCE. Instead, they are folding it into the Carbon Free Boston program, which won’t finish its planning report until October 2018, a full […]

“Walk the Talk on Climate” Rally

Date: June 8, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Copley Square
Co-hosted by numerous Boston environmental groups, including BCEC, this rally will call on Mayor Walsh and all the mayors gathered from around the country for the US Mayors Conference to stop talking and start acting. The mayors will be in Boston to discuss the future of cities and the well-being of people living in them; last year, these […]

We’re In This Together: Advancing Clean Energy and Fighting Fracking from PA to MA

Date: May 15, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: First Church in Jamaica Plain, 6 Eliot Street, JP
Join this event hosting community leaders from the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania, at the other end of the fracked-gas pipelines that connect to Massachusetts. Families, landowners, and whole communities there have been deeply impacted by the intensive development of fracking wells and facilities, and their struggle connects directly with our use of fossil fuels […]

Rally to Resist the Back Bay Billionaires’ Pipeline

Date: April 21, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Corner of Belvidere St. & Huntington Ave.
Rally sponsored by Stop Back Bay Pipeline Resist the West Roxbury Pipeline Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir will help us communicate to National Grid, Mayor Marty Walsh, and other elected officials why business as usual/expanding fracked gas infrastructure is NOT the way we need to go. We want to accelerate the transition to […]

Back Bay Billionaires’ Pipeline Vigils: NOTE NEW LOCATION Wednesdays at noon

Date: November 6, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Berkeley and Columbus, outside Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams store
Our vigils continue every Wednesday at noon Note location: Berkeley and Columbus The City of Boston has allowed National Grid to begin construction of its Back Bay Billionaires' Pipeline, ignoring the usual winter moratorium on construction, ignoring the unanimous City Council resolution that no decision be made without a robust public conversation, and in spite […]