Sustainable Arlington

Envision Arlington/Mass. Climate Action Network (MCAN) Chapter

Your Electricity is "Green"

thanks to Arington's bulk purchase program:

Community Choice Aggregation

Learn more:  arlingtoncca.com/about/

Watch 2 CCA videos

on our Resources page under CCA

then opt up to 50% or 100% 

local renewable energy:

https://arlingtoncca.com/opt-up/

Upcoming SA Meetings

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Daily monitoring of over 20 web sites and 3 e-mail feeds to aggregate news stories on climate change.  Many of these web sites are themselves aggregations, so most climate change news stories appear here promptly and without repetition.  No more than 7 items per day are posted. Prepared by a member of Sustainable Arlington and the Climate Change Team at First Parish UU of Arlington.

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Welcome to Sustainable Arlington

We support HeatSmart Arlington-Winchester 2019

Learn more: HeatSmart Arlington-Winchester

Sustainable Arlington acts on the local level to promote climate stabilization and other important environmental goals.  We are a Town of Arlington Environment Committee under Envision Arlington (formerly Vision 2020) and a chapter of the Massachusetts Climate Action Network.  See our yearly project statement in the Town of Arlington Annual Report, under Community Development and Planning, 

If you have ideas for ways Arlington can reduce home and Town energy consumption, speed up the switch to renewable energy, or manage Arlington's environmental resources more sustainably, please come to one of our  monthly meetings listed on this website.

Thanks for visiting.

 

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Air Quality Report Permit Hearing for Weymouth Compressor Station

Support Fore River Residents Against the Compressor Station (FRRACS) and Weymouth residents at the appeal of the air quality permit for the Enbridge/Spectra compressor station planned for Weymouth. 

1) Pack the hearing! Wed, May 15, 9 am, DEP, 1 Winter St, Boston.

Join FRRACS at the hearing at 9am and the Mothers Out Front press conference at 11:55 am in front of the DEP on Winter St. RSVP here. 

2) Call Governor Baker’s office on May 15 and demand he stop the Weymouth Compressor Station. Here's all the info and a sample script.

Wed., May 29th, 7:00 pm

free screening of the NatGeo documentary

Paris to Pittsburgh

with Arlington Mothers Out Front 

Robbins Library, 700 Mass. Ave., Arlington 

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https://www.paristopittsburgh.com

Set against the national debate over the United States’ energy future — and the explosive decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement, Paris to Pittsburgh captures what's at stake for communities around the country and the inspiring ways Americans are responding.

Read more: [film]  PARIS TO PITTSBURGH -- free screening at Robbins Library, Arlington

Come to the HeatSmart Kick-Off, Thursday, March 28, 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Arlington Town Hall. Learn about the program and the four technologies offered (air-source heat pumps, ground-source heat pumps, solar hot water and modern wood heating). A guest speaker from technical consultant  Cadmus will discuss program benefits and the advantages of each system. You can also meet and learn from some Arlington residents who have already adopted these technologies. There will be a question and answer session as well as time to mingle. 

Read more: HeatSmart Kick-Off, Thursday, March 28, 7:00-8:30 pm, Arlington Town Hall

CLIMATE SCIENCE & POLICY: 

A CALL TO ACTION!

Peter Frumhoff

Chief Climate Scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists

Will Brownsberger

State Senator

Sun., March 24, 12:30 -- 2:30 pm

First Church in Belmont, Parish Hall

404 Concord Ave., Belmont, MA

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Latest Events

26 Jun 2019
07:30PM - 09:00PM
SUSTAINABLE ARLINGTON June meeting, all invited
28 Jun 2019
07:30AM - 12:00PM
WALK/RIDE DAY
10 Jul 2019
06:00PM - 08:00PM
[class] THE SUBSTANCE OF SOIL, Arnold Arboretum
10 Jul 2019
07:30PM - 10:00PM
ARLINGTON TREE COMMITTEE meeting, open to the public