Upcoming SA Meetings
|14 Dec 2022;|
07:30PM - 09:00PM
Sustainable Arlington December Meeting
Thurs., Sept. 8, 7-8 pm (virtual)
Speaker: Quentin Prideaux, The Climate Reality Project and Sustainable Wellesley Board member
Combining powerful images of the early effects of climate change with concrete data on what is happening right now, this presentation is both moving and enlightening. The talk will cover the impacts and causes of climate change, the actions we need to take, and what it all means for the Northeast.
Time to ask DOER to produce a strong Net Zero Stretch Code.
Cutting building emissions now is crucial to fighting climate change.
Comments due by Fri., Aug. 12, 5 pm.
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Dave Epstein writes:
"The past three weeks have seen the warmest 21 days ever recorded in 151 years of records in Boston, similar to temperatures in Missouri or North Carolina where this type of heat and humidity is expected. Coupled with growing drought, damage to plants has spread from wilting flower boxes to struggling trees and shrubs. Drought is actually not increasing in New England but in a warmer climate, the impact of even semi-regular droughts can be greater when accompanied by hotter air. ..."
July 29: Gov. Baker sends Climate Bill back to the Legislature with 19 pages of amendments.
July 31: Legislature makes a deal incorporating some of Baker’s amendments and returns bill to the Governor. He must sign or veto the bill within 10 days.