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  • Lisa Savage
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    Founder, Maine Natural Guard campaign to connect the dots between climate change & the…Read More

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Lisa Savage
Lisa Savage Campaign leader

Peter Neills of the World Oceans Observatory calls the #convertBIW campaign "applied optimism" in a time of growing despair.

A Climate Conversion

Medium
A Climate Conversion Paper mills to aquaculture facilities, retired military bases to incubators for green start-ups, the possibility of re-purposing a shipyard for destroyers into a hub re-programmed to 21st century needs and jobs: industries are shifting away from conventional and failing ways of doing business to an embrace of enterprising and…Read More
Lisa Savage
Lisa Savage Campaign leader

Studies such as “Costs of War,” by Brown University’s Watson Institute, show that tax dollars spent on building an alternative-energy…Read More

Letter to the editor: Direct defense funds toward alternative energy instead

Press Herald
In the May 20 Press Herald editorial, promoting wind power, the Editorial Board states that Maine might finally be ready “to capitalize on its human and natural resources to become players in the burgeoning offshore wind industry.” It lists leading manufacturing companies in this alternative-energy source, which come from Norway, Denmark and…Read More
Lisa Savage
Lisa Savage Campaign leader

Action today in Bath!

Civil Resistance Today At Zumwalt 'Christening' Will Demand Conversion Of BIW To Halt Climate Change

Civil Resistance Today At Zumwalt 'Christening' Will Demand Conversion Of BIW To Halt Climate Change FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY: CIVIL RESISTANCE TODAY AT ZUMWALT CHRISTENING WILL DEMAND CONVERSION OF BIW TO HALT CLIMATE CHANGE Statewide peace groups will gather to protest the “christening”[sic] of a Zumwalt class warship at General…Read More
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