Category Archives: Urban Development

On Monday, November 25 at 7pm at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton), GN’s speaker series program ‘Cold Spring Park: A Green Oasis in the Heart of Newton’ will feature two experts discussing Cold Spring Park. Alan Nogee will … Read More

How can we apply lessons learned from last fall’s Merrimack Valley gas disaster? TONIGHT– Monday, October 21 at 7pm at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St. Newton), Boston University Professor Nathan Phillips will speak on developing methods for Massachusetts … Read More

Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility released today its third comprehensive report regarding a 7,700-horsepower natural gas compressor station that Spectra Energy plans to build in Weymouth, Massachusetts. The report—a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the human health impacts of soil, … 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

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