Green Acton agreed, at its March 2018 meeting, to support Article 28 on the Spring Town Meeting Warrant. Continue reading
Jobs, Justice & Climate March
in Washington DC
Saturday, April 29, 2017 Continue reading
The best current technology for heating and cooling homes and buildings is the heat pump, which comes in air source and ground source varieties Continue reading
In effect through end of February 2017, there are deep discounts on electric and plug-in hybrid (EV and gas) vehicles. In addition to dealership discounts, there are potential $7500 federal tax credits and $2500 MA state rebates. Although the MOR-EV State Rebate website shows the funds being almost exhausted, the state just announced they’re putting in another $12 million. http://ngtnews.com/mor-ev-massachusetts-gov-doubles-ev-rebate-funding. If you’re inclined to buy an EV or hybrid, now is the time. (Bolt has a waiting list.)
Earth’s climate has gone through many changes.
The Planet Chillers came to Green Acton in the Spring of 2014. They spoke to us about the impact of food choices on climate change. Continue reading
The Black Gold Miners came to Green Acton in 2011. Continue reading
After being certified as a Green Community in 2010, the town of Acton applied for and received funding from the state each year after that. Here’s a partial list of projects: Continue reading
In 2008, Massachusetts enacted the Green Communities Act that boosts energy efficiency and encourages investment in renewable energy. Continue reading
Green Acton is the local chapter of the Mass Climate Action Network.