Month: November 2015

November 24, 2015 StopTweed

The Impact of Thanksgiving Air Travel

As an international expert on the subject, Mike Berners-Lee gives us some insight into the carbon footprint of Thanksgiving.  Although calculating your individual contribution is a complex exercise, there's no question that air travel increases your carbon footprint by an order of magnitude.  Some light reading to remind us that…

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Better Call Saul
November 21, 2015 StopTweed

Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

UPDATE: Full text of the complaint filed Nov. 24, 2015 by the airport.  Keep track of the lawsuit here and subscribe to get updates. Is Tweed biting the hand that feeds?  The mood of most Airport Authority board members and Tweed staff was noticeably cheery as they rushed into an…

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Hold Tweed at 5600 feet
November 20, 2015 StopTweed

Hold Tweed at #5600ft

We're launching an awareness campaign in response to Tweed's lawsuit. How You Can Help Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.  Whenever possible, use the hashtag #5600ft Join our newsletter. Come to one of our upcoming organizer meetings. Volunteer to canvas door-to-door in Morris Cove, the East Shore, and East Haven.…

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Tweedle App
November 19, 2015 StopTweed

Help Test Our Incident Reporting App

We're rolling out a new incident reporting tool called Tweedle.  Contact us if you'd like to help test it.   We're providing this alternative because the complaint form provided by Tweed is not only limited to just noise, it's also frequently broken or ignored. Tweedle is a Ruby on Rails app…

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November 11, 2015 StopTweed

Yale Report: The Francis Effect

When the leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics issued his call to action on climate change in June, observers wondered whether this would move the needle in the public debate. A survey of people in the U.S. released late last week by the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental…

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