On Thursday April 21 Newton’s youth leaders were joined by Congressman Jake Auchincloss as they shared their concerns about climate change, and what we can do locally.
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On Thursday, March 3, the City of Newton’s Energy Coach, Liora Silkes, and an insulation expert from CLEAResult discussed the comfort, cost, and climate benefits of insulating and air sealing our homes.
You are invited to attend the Green Newton Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 22 from 7-8:30pm, when Massachusetts State Senator Cynthia Creem (representing Newton), Chair of the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change, will speak briefly on five … Read More
On Thursday, December 2 Green Newton held a presentation on moving Newton to stronger waste reduction measures. Reducing waste is a matter of human and environmental health, equity, and also a way for the City to mitigate future rise in disposal … Read More
On Thursday, September 30, the City of Newton’s Climate and Sustainability Team and the Newton EV Task Force gave a presentation and panel discussion on choosing an electric vehicle, EV charging, and federal and state rebates. Presenters: Leslie Zebrowitz, EV Taskforce … Read More
On Thursday, November 4, Newton’s Climate and Sustainability Team of city staff, city councilors and industry professionals, discussed ‘electrification’ as it relates to: new construction and renovations, HVAC, hot water and cooking technology, and Newton’s Home Rule petition and pending … Read More
The Chair of the Sierra Club Massachusetts Chapter Plant-based Planet Team, Sara Sezun, spoke about the environmental impacts of the meat, dairy, egg and fishing industries on Thursday, April 22 as part of Green Newton’s Earth Day celebrations. You can watch the … 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
The February 4 webinar ‘Heating and Cooling Older Homes for Comfort and Energy Efficiency’ presented information helpful for those that have an older home that needs heating and cooling upgrades, struggles during cold weather, or one that is in need … Read More
The video of Dr. Daniel Faber’s January 12 presentation “Environmental Injustice and the Crisis of Environmentalism” is now available. Director of the Northeastern Environmental Justice Research Collaborative, Dr. Faber speaks about climate change and the ecological crisis, as well as … Read More