Sustainable Arlington

Arlington Vision 2020 Committee/Mass. Climate Action Network (MCAN) Chapter

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Arlington Gas Leaks Campaign

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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

Sustainable Arlington acts on a local level to promote climate stabilization and other important environmental goals.  We are a Town of Arlington Vision 2020 Environment Committee and a chapter of the Massachusetts Climate Action Network.

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

Thanks for visiting.

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CLIMATE READY BOSTON 

                            Final Report

Mayor Marty Walsh:  

Climate change has been a top priority since I entered office. All parts and sectors of the city have expanded their efforts to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the cause of climate change. Now, because we know that the climate will continue to change for many years, we—with community organizations, academic institutions, and businesses—are accelerating the work of preparing Boston for change that cannot be avoided. 

https://www.boston.gov/sites/default/files/20161207_climate_ready_boston_digital2.pdf

Neighborhood Solar is a group-buy, discount program.

Sign up by Dec. 31 for a free assessment.

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Neighborhood Solar Informational Meeting

for Arlington, Cambridge, Somerville, Belmont & Watertown

 

The goal of Neighborhood Solar is to obtain the best solar prices combined with the best solar quality and craftsmanship. 
Right now, Massachusetts has excellent solar incentives and the federal government is giving a 30% tax credit. This program offers discounts that are on average 23% off the current cost of residential solar installations in Massachusetts.
 

Read more: NEIGHBORHOOD SOLAR INFORMATIONAL MEETING, Oct. 25., 7 pm

Seeking tagging volunteers for

ARLINGTON GAS LEAKS CAMPAIGN

Sat., Oct. 1, Sun., Oct. 2

Sustainable Arlington and the Arlington chapter of Mothers Out Front are now assembling tagging teams in each Arlington school district to temporarily tag Arlington's 177 gas leaks.  

The oldest leak in Arlington was first reported in 1996.

Read more: ARLINGTON GAS LEAKS TAGGING CAMPAIGN

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