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Join us for “To the Ends of the Earth” Friday the 13th at 7pm

Join us for “To the Ends of the Earth” Friday the 13th at 7pm

Terrified of Climate Change?
We are.

Join us for a powerful film for our times:
“To the Ends of the Earth”
When: Friday the 13th (of July) 7:00pm

It’s better to watch a scary movie together!

Where: Scott Hall, First Parish Church,
24 Vernon Street, Framingham

Pizza & popcorn will be sold, as well as whole cakes, pies, breads and other goodies, to benefit 350Mass.

This award-winning documentary, narrated by academy-award winning actress Emma Thompson, tells the story of our time: Post ‘peak oil’ we depend on “unconventional” fossil fuels like tar sands and fracked gas. The film explains how we got here, what it is doing to our environment, and where we need to go instead. (additional film details below)

Seeking Baked Goods to Support the Cause

Sign up here if you can bake/buy and bring yummy items for our July 13 fundraiser/movie night! All proceeds benefit the ongoing climate activist work of 350Mass, like this month’s “Walk the Talk” action at the National Mayor’s Conference in Copley Square (photo below – can you spot the MetroWest node members?).
Thank you!

More About To the Ends of the Earth

To the Ends of the Earth (2016) is an award-winning feature documentary about the state of our energy system today. The film takes us on a trip to the dark places of extreme energy extraction that fuel our addiction to fossil fuels – from an Inuit village in Canada’s high Arctic to the Tar sands of Alberta – and explains why our fossil fueled lifestyle is ecologically and economically unsustainable. The film brings forward the voices of those whose livelihoods are being destroyed in the process, as well as those who envision the new world that is taking shape in its stead.

Debby and Sabine, 350MassMetroWest.org co-ordinators
Stay in touch: https://www.facebook.com/350MAMetrowestNode

About 350MassMetroWest.org

The 350 Massachusetts MetroWest node is a gathering of those who want to learn more about the causes of and remedies for climate change as well as having the option to support the following local initiatives: divesting from fossil fuel equities, carbon pollution pricing, and support for renewable energy resources and infrastructure. This node is part of the organization 350 Massachusetts for a Better Future. The public meetings are usually the first Thursday of the month, with a rotation of locations in our region. All are encouraged to join the subgroup meetings for the initiatives, as well as the planning group, which meets separately.

Legislative Actions

Time critical actions:

Municipal Sustainability Checklist

We have created a municipal “sustainability checklist” that can help towns compare what they are doing with other towns, as well as get ideas and encourage collaboration. For residents, the checklist helps understand what towns are doing and not doing, as well as set priorities for local advocacy. For organizers, the checklist is an excellent tool to organize local groups around, and to build networks of people who care about sustainability.

Click here for details.

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