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March 2019

Needham Adult Education: Low-Maintenance Gardening:

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Needham High School – Room 409, 1330 Highland Ave
Needham, MA
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$75

Spring Workshop Joanne Neale, Instructor Were you disappointed with last year’s garden? Do you need to update your overgrown landscape? Most importantly, do you feel you are spending too much time and money on landscape maintenance? If you answered yes to any of these questions, join us for this two-session class to learn how to cultivate a beautiful but low maintenance garden. We will focus on techniques for designing, planting, and maintaining an inexpensive and environmentally responsible garden. In addition,…

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2019 Massachusetts Sustainable Communities & Campuses Conference

March 29 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
First Parish Church Cambridge, 3 Church St
Cambridge, MA 02138
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$50

2019 Massachusetts Sustainable Communities & Campuses Conference SHAPING THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABILITY March 29, 2019  |  Cambridge, MA Early Bird Registration Check out best practices, trends, and resources for communities and campuses. Meet government, grassroots, business, and education experts and learners. Gather at a historic meeting house built in 1833 with a long tradition of serving the community. Our conference is steps from the Harvard Square T station. We're making a more sustainable future. $45+fee Early Bird rate til 2/28 Student and group discounts

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April 2019

WBUR “Business In The Era Of Climate Change” Series: Part 2: Food, Diet And Climate

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WBUR CitySpace, 890 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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$15

A five-part WBUR series in collaboration with Harvard Business School and Boston University Questrom School of Business Business is the main source of the greenhouse gases that are causing the Earth’s climate to change. Business is also the main source of new products, services and business models that may save us from wholesale climate calamity. This 5-part series, featuring leading thinkers from business, environmental advocacy groups and area universities, will explore what businesses are doing, can do and should do to confront climate change.…

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WBUR “Business In The Era Of Climate Change” Series: Part 3: Climate Politics And Business

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WBUR CitySpace, 890 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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$15

A five-part WBUR series in collaboration with Harvard Business School and Boston University Questrom School of Business Business is the main source of the greenhouse gases that are causing the Earth’s climate to change. Business is also the main source of new products, services and business models that may save us from wholesale climate calamity. This 5-part series, featuring leading thinkers from business, environmental advocacy groups and area universities, will explore what businesses are doing, can do and should do to…

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Webinar: Driving Down Emissions: Massachusetts and the Regional Transportation and Climate Initiative

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

A new webinar on climate change issues, "Driving Down Emissions: Massachusetts and the Regional Transportation and Climate Initiative," will be held Tuesday, April 23, 4-5 p.m., sponsored by the LWVMA Environmental Action and Advocacy Committee. Jordan Stutt, carbon programs director for regional and state initiatives, Acadia Center, and State Rep. Lori Ehrlich will present an overview of the Transportation and Climate Initiative and legislative efforts underway in Massachusetts to develop a plan to ensure sustainable and equitable solutions. In New England,…

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Needham Adult Education: Zero Energy Home

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Needham High School – Room 206, Webster St
Needham,
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$25

Peter Kane, Instructor Join us to learn about the design and construction of a zero net energy home built in Westwood several years ago. The owner/designer/builder will present a slide show illustrating the important design considerations, construction details, and the finished home. The presentation will also cover the cost of the construction, how the home has performed over the three years, what it is like to live in it, and what mistakes were made that could be avoided – and…

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Local Environmental Action 2019

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Worcester State University Student Center, 486 Chandler St
Worcester, 01602
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$45

Registration is open for Local Environmental Action 2019!  Local Environmental Action 2019 - Bringing together community leaders, environmental justice advocates and activists from across the region to build skills, discuss new ideas, and be inspired for the work ahead. ​ Register today! This is a fragrance free event. ​Thanks for bringing your own water bottle and coffee mug. Have questions about the event? Email us at info@toxicsaction.org.

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May 2019

WBUR “Business In The Era Of Climate Change” Series: Part 4: The Road Map Of The Future: Transportation

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WBUR CitySpace, 890 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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$15

A five-part WBUR series in collaboration with Harvard Business School and Boston University Questrom School of Business Business is the main source of the greenhouse gases that are causing the Earth’s climate to change. Business is also the main source of new products, services and business models that may save us from wholesale climate calamity. This 5-part series, featuring leading thinkers from business, environmental advocacy groups and area universities, will explore what businesses are doing, can do and should do to confront climate change.…

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June 2019

WBUR “Business In The Era Of Climate Change” Series: Part 5: Energy Transitions

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WBUR CitySpace, 890 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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$15

A five-part WBUR series in collaboration with Harvard Business School and Boston University Questrom School of Business Business is the main source of the greenhouse gases that are causing the Earth’s climate to change. Business is also the main source of new products, services and business models that may save us from wholesale climate calamity. This 5-part series, featuring leading thinkers from business, environmental advocacy groups and area universities, will explore what businesses are doing, can do and should do to confront climate change.…

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