Sustainable Arlington

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

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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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V I S I T   the

Massachusetts Energy Dashboard

http://www.mass.gov/eea/energy-utilities-clean-tech/energy-dashboard/

 and learn about

  • Progress in Installed Renewables, 2008-2017 and
  • Massachusetts Energy Consumption by residential, transportation, commercial, and industrial users

Massachusetts is at the end of the energy pipeline and imports all of its fossil fuel-based energy sources. Since 2008, the Commonwealth has emerged as a clean energy leader, implementing a series of laws that are transforming how businesses, homes, and markets use and consider energy. Energy efficiency is our first fuel, solar capacity is booming, 50 percent of residents now live in designated Green Communities and clean energy jobs are growing by double digits.

Telling the Real Story about 'Natural' Gas: FRACKED GAS HEALTH RISKS 

along the pipeline route, from the Appalachian Basin to our Massachusetts communities with Dr Curtis Nordgaard, pediatrician and a founding member of Mass Health Care Providers Against Fracked Gas*

Read more: Arlington Mothers Out Front presents a public forum:

free screening, Wed., Jan. 25, 6:30-8:30 pm

THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES
CLIMATE. CHANGE. CONFLICT.

followed by Q & A with Exec. Producer SOPHIE ROBINSON
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum

24 Oxford St., Cambridge (map)

The Age of Consequences investigates the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability. Through unflinching case-study analysis, distinguished admirals, generals, and military veterans take us beyond the

Read more: climate change documentary, "THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES"

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

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