Wednesday, February 3, 2021

350 Mass Greater Franklin Node Meeting, Thursday February 4, 7:00 PM

Hello to our members and supporters. The Greater Franklin Node of  350 Massachusetts will meet this week, Thursday, February 4, at 7:00 PM.  Here are the the Zoom details, and a preview of the meeting.
Join Zoom Meeting.
Meeting ID: 889 2460 7755
Passcode: 350ma
Audio by phone: +1 646 876 9923  
There's no need to RSVP, and we'll send a reminder on Thursday.
Meeting Agenda
The principal topics at this meeting will be: 
  • State legislative action on climate: In January the state Senate and House of Representatives passed the Next Generation Roadmap Climate Bill, only to see it vetoed by Governor Baker. The legislature proceeded to vote again and pass the same bill. It is now up to the Governor to take action by Sunday, February 7. We call on everyone to contact the Governor and urge him to sign the bill. SEE THIS TOOLKIT FOR ACTION

  • 350 Mass 2021-22 Campaign: The organization is on the verge of selecting priority projects for this year and next, to address the escalating climate crisis by eliminating greenhouse gas emissions and moving to a 100% clean, sustainable, and just energy future. We will discuss likely projects and roles for our Node within this region of the state.

  • State Legislature Transparency Campaign: 350 Mass, Act on Mass, and other organizations have advocated for rules reform in the House of Representatives to improve and make public the House's decision-making. The new Speaker of the House Ron Mariano has postponed the vote on this session's rules for several months. We will share updates and strategies.   

In addition, we will share announcements about local meetings and activities, and relevant webinars and reports so we can all be better informed.  
This year holds promise for major progress on slowing the climate crisis, led by our state legislature and the Biden Administration. There is much to be done. 350 Mass and our Greater Franklin Node will continue to inform you about developments and opportunities for your help. We hope you can attend our meetings (1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month) as your schedule allows, to learn more and to contribute to this most important cause.
Thanks for your participation and support.
Node Co-coordinators,
Carolyn Barthel
Ralph Halpern
Ralph Halpern
781-784-3839 (h)
339-203-5017 (c)
350 Mass Greater Franklin Node Meeting
350 Mass Greater Franklin Node Meeting

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