Category Archives: Climate Change

On Tuesday, May 11 from 7-8pm, join Green Newton in our next online event ‘Green Construction and Home Renovation in Newton’ and learn about the state of green building in Newton. Topics will include: Green Newton’s four principles for sustainable construction … Read More

Newton has committed to dramatically reducing our greenhouse gas emissions and resident actions an important part of the solution. On March 30, Mayor Fuller introduced Newton’s Energy Coach Liora Silkes, whose role in the City is to help residents adopt cleaner … Read More

After more than two years of concerted advocacy and months of negotiation and collaboration between the legislature and the administration, Governor Baker signed the Next Generation Roadmap climate bill into law. This new climate law: creates a 2050 climate roadmap plan, … Read More

Molly Schaeffer, Treasurer of Bike Newton, is distributing a petition that will soon be presented to the Mayor and City Councilors regarding ways to achieve safer mobility for bicyclists and pedestrians. More than 2,000 signatures have already been collected. Not … Read More

On March 18, Halina Brown, Chair of the Newton Citizens Commission on Energy, updated residents on Newton’s achievements to date on our 2019 Climate Action Plan. She also highlighted the challenges ahead and explained what citizens can do to contribute to our … Read More