Category Archives: Energy

Ellie Goldberg at a City Event on Sustainability

Since 1995, the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR) has been honoring exemplary activity in pollution prevention and sustainability, especially in reducing pollution at its source. The NPPR’s 2019 Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes Newton resident Ellie Goldberg for her … Read More

Solar panels have become mainstream in Newton and all around Massachusetts.  As of July 2019, over 800 homeowners in Newton had installed rooftop photovoltaic systems. Solar panels have become popular because panel prices have dramatically decreased over the past few years … Read More

You want to support the generation of electricity from renewable sources, but how do you know if your purchase of green power is contributing to shifting the electricity that powers our electric grid away from fossil fuels? The Green Energy … Read More

Dr. Nathan Phillips has been on a hunger strike for close to two weeks now, in an effort to get the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to address the public health crisis that is occurring at the Weymouth compressor station construction site.  A … Read More

Green Newton, along with Mothers Out Front Newton and 350 Mass Newton Node, want you to know that our dear friend, Boston University professor and tireless climate activist, Nathan Phillips, began a hunger strike on Wednesday, January 29 to call … Read More

As part of the Rotary Club’s international mission to save mothers and children, as well as the local programs centered around sustainability and health, Sustainable Wellesley will be presenting the health benefits and carbon reduction benefits of electrification. On Tuesday, … Read More