‘Sustainable Development’

You can now view the video Andre Leroux’s presentation on Sustainable Development that was recorded on March 27 at the Newton Free Library as part of GN’s Greening Our Community Series program. Andre Leroux is the Executive Director of Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance.

In the program, Andre Leroux presented the case for sustainable development, both globally and locally. Green Newton board member, Jim Purdy, helped to set the context as it relates to Newton.

The program addressed:

  • Current development projects in Newton
  • Why smart growth is needed to move toward a more sustainable future
  • How sustainable development helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change