Category Archives: Government

About the Strike Following the lead of Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people and allies in Massachusetts are joining the global call to action on September 20, and going on STRIKE! All are invited and encouraged to join. On September 20, three days … Read More

Join 350Mass to challenge Governor Baker on his lack of sustainable transportation and climate leadership. Protestors will gather at the Massachusetts State House (24 Beacon Street, Boston) around 12 pm on Sunday, September 22 and, starting at 1 pm, walk … Read More

The transportation sector is the largest and fastest growing emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG) in Massachusetts and ranks second in Newton’s GHG emissions. Our transportation infrastructure also has a significant environmental impact. Ideas for greening transportation must go far beyond electrifying … Read More

Green Newton’s Schools Connections Group will meet next on Thursday, September 12 from 3:45-5pm in the third-floor arc area of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton). The group provides a forum for parents, students and educators to promote … Read More

Join Extinction Rebellion in a  Protest to Protect the Amazon on Thursday, August 29 at 8am at the Brazilian Consulate (175 Purchase St., Boston). The Amazon has raging wildfires at a scale that can be seen from space! Since the … Read More

The First Unitarian Universalist Society of Newton (FUUSN) has chosen to opt up to 100% Renewable Electricity as part of a commitment to their seven principles, specifically, “respect for the independent web of all existence of which we are a … Read More