Are you increasingly concerned about climate change and feeling rather helpless? Do you feel like your actions won’t really make a difference? Ironically, the best way to snap out of the climate action blues is to actually take some action.
This past May, my husband and I purchased our first electric car, a Hyundai Kona Electric. We love our Kona so far and really enjoy driving an electric car, especially driving past all those gas stations. Charging at home is
EV…or Not EV If you are like many people I know, you may have asked yourself recently, “Should I trade my car in for an electric vehicle?” You see them gliding around town more and more. Maybe you know someone
Turn down the heat a few degrees; turn air conditioning down or off for a time; use the dishwasher later in the evening — small actions taken by a large number of people can make a big difference. Join the
Long before the Green New Deal, then-representative Ed Markey led the charge in the US House of Representatives for climate change legislation. In the summer of 2010, the United States was as close as it has ever been to addressing
When thinking about what we can each do to protect the environment, most of us know that our car choices matter, and that insulating our homes is an important way to reduce energy use. But what about our food choices?
Handling leftovers at home is one thing, but what do you do with unsold food left over from a cafeteria that feeds over 1,500 students? Fortunately, food rescue is in great hands at Needham High School thanks to a partnership
A full slate of environmental and energy legislation has been filed on Beacon Hill. There is a sense of urgency among legislators to take stronger action to meet Massachusetts’ climate change and clean energy economy goals. Leaders in both the
What is lurking in your cellar? Broken appliances? Wobbly chairs? Lamps that don’t work? On Saturday, April 6th, the Wellesley Rotary Club held another “Repair Café” and put many damaged or broken items back into service. They are helping to add
We all know how urgent the climate crisis is. The latest IPCC report made it clear that we, the human race, need to make unprecedented changes to every aspect of how society operates. Either we change how society works, or