Sustainable Arlington

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

Your Electricity:

Community Choice Aggregation

https://arlingtoncca.com/about/

opt up to 50% or 100% 

local renewable energy:

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

 http://mothersoutfrontarlington.nationbuilder.com/cce_opt_up

Upcoming SA Meetings

Climate Change News
A daily edited blog feed
of the top articles on climate change.

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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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Select a news topic from the list below, then select a news article to read.

Outdoor education and work programs for the whole family

Habitat, the wonderful Audubon santcuary on Belmont Hill just across Rte. 2, offers enjoyable and useful outdoor education programs for the whole family.

Check out their Sept. 2016-Jan. 2017 catalog at www.massaudubon.org/habitat  and note the Habitat Intergenerational Program.

Reminder: Please Water New Street Trees

We are experiencing prolonged dry weather. Please make sure new trees on your street have enough water. You can do this by filling the green bags at the tree base. If there is no green bag apply a slow watering method from a hose to the tree. Over 200 street trees have been planted by Arlington DPW over the past year. With your help they can provide decades of shade. DPW and the Arlington Tree Committee thank you in advance for helping these young trees to maturity.  Town of Arlington Notices

Solar PV Program at Arlington Public Schools

Six Arlington Public Schools now have solar panels installed on their roofs. To see real time data for what each school's solar system is generating in clean energy, go to the link below.  This dashboard went online earlier this year. Note: It may take a couple minutes for the data to download to your computer, so please be patient.

Arlington High SchoolThompsonStrattonPeirceOttosonDallin

 http://www.arlingtonma.gov/i-want-to-/green-arlington/solar-pv-program 

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Join Conservation Law Foundation for a special screening and discussion of the acclaimed documentary:

MERCHANTS OF DOUBT

with special guests: 

Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University and 

John Passacantando, Former Executive Director of Greenpeace USA.

Read more: MERCHANTS OF DOUBT, film screening, Kendall Square, Tues., March 29, 7 pm

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Latest Events

21 Aug 2017
02:00PM - 03:00PM
Solar Eclipse, Safe Viewing at Robbins Library
23 Aug 2017
02:00PM - 06:30PM
ARLINGTON FARMERS' MARKET [weekly]
26 Aug 2017
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Canning and Vegetable Preservation 101
30 Aug 2017
02:00PM - 06:30PM
ARLINGTON FARMERS' MARKET [weekly]