On Thursday, November 17, Nathan Phillips, Professor in the Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University, and Dr. Dorie Seavey, a Boston-based applied research economist, spoke about the work of organizations and individuals who are dedicated to finding and … Read More
Category Archives: GN Speaker Series
On Thursday, September 15 from 7-8pm, join us for an online presentation by Angie Schmitt, author of Right of Way: Race, Class and the Silent Epidemic of Pedestrian Deaths in America and one of the best known writers on the … Read More
On July 21, presenters from the City of Newton and HeatSmart Newton discussed the new Mass Save financial incentives available for heat pumps, as well as why heat pumps are a great alternative to traditional cooling and heating systems. To … Read More
The video of the May 26 talk by Dr. Doug Tallamy on ‘Sustainable Landscape Designs: Nature’s Best Hope’ is now available for viewing. The presentation covers how yard by yard, we can help pollinators by planting the native species that they depend … Read More
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.
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.
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