Sustainable Arlington

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

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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.

News

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

Boston March for Science*

https://www.marchforscienceboston.com/day-of

April 22, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m

The Rally will take place on the Boston Common. Please see online event map for specific locations of the stage, booths, kids' corner, sensory break tents, and other information.

1-2pm: Music on the main stage.
2-4pm: Main rally with speakers and music at the main stage.

*due to anticipated crowd size, event will be stationary on the Boston Common with multiple areas and activities.

Washington, D.C. MARCH FOR SCIENCE 

live coverage begins 10 am, ET

http://www.earthday.org/

 

How Broadcast Networks Covered Climate Change In 2016

Kevin Kalhoefer, March 23, 2017

In 2016, evening newscasts and Sunday shows on ABC, CBS, and NBC, as well as Fox Broadcast Co.'s Fox News Sunday, collectively decreased their total coverage of climate change by 66 percent compared to 2015, even though there were a host of important climate-related stories, including the announcement of 2015 as the hottest year on record, the signing of the Paris climate agreement, and numerous climate-related extreme weather events.

Read more: Media Matters reports on 2016 Climate Coverage by Broadcast Networks

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:

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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]