On January 21, as part of his annual address on the state of the Commonwealth, Governor Charlie Baker pledged Massachusetts to a new goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, making us the third state in the country to make such a commitment. The other two states are New… Read More »Governor Baker Pledges Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050!!
Last week was a big week for state climate change legislation! Keeping her January promise, state Senate President Karen Spilka unveiled a trio of major climate change bills. For an excellent summary of what this significant legislation contains, click on the following link: https://climate-xchange.org/2020/01/23/mass-senates-climate-bills-overview-summary-context/?mc_cid=a153a9295b&mc_eid=b09a2b1771# These bills are packed with all… Read More »New Trio of State Senate Climate Change Bills Proposed!
Delivered 1/21/2020 Good evening, my name is Bri McAlevey, and I’m the mother of a Sharon HS varsity athlete. I walked across the HS field for the first time last year and I was appalled. It was a jaw dropping wake-up call that we need to do something to improve… Read More »Plastic Grass Presentation to the Sharon Standing Building Committee
January 2019 ● Guest speakers: Bri McAlevey and Silas Fyler, Heat pumps – how can you heat and cool your house more efficiently?● SSC/NSGP Sharon residents lobby for a clean energy economy at the State House onThursday Jan. 24th ● Sharon’s residential water use of 337 million gallons for 2018 tied… Read More »2019 In Review
SOLAR PANEL CONTACTS Thinking of transitioning to solar? There are lots of good companies out there! Sustainable Sharon has received local recommendations for three solar companies. More information coming on our website soon, but here’s the list: Rayah Solar Website: www.rayahsolar.com E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office: (617) 564-3159 Sunbug Solar Website: www.sunbugsolar.com… Read More »Solar Companies from Local Referrals
GAS HOOKUP BAN – Gas hookup ban on new construction and major renovation – passed overwhelmingly in Brookline November 2019 town meeting. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has issued an executive order banning gas hookups on new city-owned construction. Other area towns such as Newton are looking into their own gas… Read More »Carbon Emissions – 2 Issues to Watch in 2020!
SIGN THIS PETITION – REQUEST FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL MAURA HEALEY – TO HELP SPEED UP CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT
Quick action we can do now – help Attorney General Maura Healey help us develop more sustainable energy! Follow the link below to shout out to our electricity grid operator ISO! They make the electric grid rules, and we need greener rules now! Read Commonwealth Magazine article on this here:… Read More »SIGN THIS PETITION – REQUEST FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL MAURA HEALEY – TO HELP SPEED UP CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT
Weymouth compressor station – Coastal Zone Management granted the one remaining state permit needed by Enbridge yesterday, Nov. 12, for the Weymouth compressor station project. FRRACS (Fore River Residents Against the Compressor Station) will continue to fight the project, focusing on the site’s soil contamination. Eversource and National Grid have… Read More »November Energy News
Canton GreenFest 2019 Agenda 1:30 – 2:20 — Earth Expo: It’s Easy Going Green 2:25 – 2:35 — President’s Welcome, Sponsor Recognition, and Keynote Introduction 2:35 – 3:00 — State of the Planet: Climate Change 101 Keynote by Nathan Phillips, PhD, Professor of Earth & Environment at Boston University 3:05 – 3:20 — Student Open Mic… Read More »Canton Greenfest Nov. 16, 1:30 – 5:00 PM The Time is Now/Canton High School