Category Archives: Climate Change

Massachusetts New Climate Law Takes Effect Today State’s energy policies must now weigh equity, climate concerns and community safety alongside cost and energy needs June 25, 2021 – Massachusetts’ breakthrough climate law takes legal effect today, 90 days after it … Read More

On Wednesday, June 23 from 7-8:30pm, join the virtual conversation about the intersection of environmental justice, corporate greed, pollution, and the climate crisis in ‘No Time to Waste: Toxic Plastic and the Climate Crisis.’ Panelists will share results from a recent … Read More

electric rail

On Monday, June 21 at 7pm, learn how electrifying our commuter rail trains and increasing their frequency will dramatically reduce both greenhouse gas, particulate pollution, and transportation inequality in Massachusetts. Ethan Finlan from Transit Matters will explain how changing our … Read More

Interested in how to make transportation healthier in Newton?  Join us for Green Newton’s Transportation Group online meeting on Thursday, June 10 from 1-2:30pm. Items for discussion include: how to help Newton achieve its climate action goal of 5% fewer vehicle … Read More

The Video of the May 11 presentation of ‘Green Construction and Home Renovation in Newton’ is now available.   Topics covered in the presentation included: Green Newton’s four principles for sustainable construction Advocacy with developers and their buy-in The impact of … Read More