Some students from BC Fossil Free attended the Climate Legacy event that was part of the Brookline Climate Week (1/19/2014-1/25/2014). The event featured an open dialogue between the audience, Craig Altemose (Better Future Project Executive Director), and Barbara Kates-Garnick (MA Undersecretary for Energy Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs).
Here is a video of Craig’s summary of the Climate Legacy Campaign and why it is important. Note: the legacy campaign is pressuring Deval Patrick to use his executive power given to him by the Global Warming Solutions Act to outlaw coal plants (ban the worst), stop building of any new fossil fuel infrastructure (build only the best), and make polluters pay for emitting carbon dioxide – e.g. a carbon tax, (begin to price the rest). This would establish a legacy for Deval Patrick as being a leader on climate change policy.