International Panel on Climate Change
The Synthesis Report is based on:
Artificial turf aims to address some difficult conditions such as:
But it also has unintended consequences, including:
Arlington's nesting female bald eagle has died.
Bald eagle rescued from Massachusetts cemetery after ingesting rat poison dies, Cape Wildlife Center says - read more at WCVB news
Arlington has also seen the death of 4 great horned owls in less than a year, all showing evidence of second generation anti-coagulant rodenticide (SGAR) poisoning.
There are other rat control methods. It is time to use them.
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The slides and a recording will be posted to the CEFC page on the town website: https://www.arlingtonma.gov/town-governance/boards-and-committees/clean-energy-future-committee
The Town of Arlington Clean Energy Future Committee (CEFC) invites community members to a public forum on the opt-in Specialized Stretch Energy Code, which is the subject of Warrant Article 10 at this spring’s Annual Town Meeting.
All are invited. There will be an opportunity for questions, and Ian Finlayson, a principal drafter of the Specialized Code, will be available to help answer them.