Archive of: Announcements

Building Blocks for Resilience

Building Blocks for Resilience

TownGreen2025 is pleased to announce the launch on September 1st of a climate vulnerability project in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Cape Ann has been selected for an EPA “Building Blocks for Resilience” technical assistance program and TownGreen2025 has successfully raised the funds for a Harvard GSD study of climate threats and solutions in the region.

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9.22.20: A Cape Ann Conversation with Bill McKibbon

9.22.20: A Cape Ann Conversation with Bill McKibbon

David Abel, Pulitzer-prize winning Boston Globe reporter, will interview Bill McKibbon, environmental advocate, author and founder of 350.org, about lessons learned and future solutions considering the climate crisis.

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Sawyer Free Library to launch Gloucester Reads

Sawyer Free Library to launch Gloucester Reads

The Sawyer Free Library will kick off the first annual Gloucester Reads: Many Readers, One Conversation, which will be held from June 22 to Sept. 15.

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Ken Kimmell joins us May 21st

Ken Kimmell joins us May 21st

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Electric Bus Presentation, 3.22.19, 10am–noon

Electric Bus Presentation, 3.22.19, 10am–noon

Join MASSPIRG, Proterra, and Cape Ann Transportation Authority for an Electric Bus Presentation at the Cape Ann Transportation Authority on Pond Road in Gloucester.

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Sustainability Fair Keynote Speaker Announced.

Sustainability Fair Keynote Speaker Announced.

This year's keynote speaker will be Nathaniel Stinnett. His Presentation is entitled, “Getting Environmentalists To Vote.”

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GDT Column: TownGreen|2025 calls for a zero carbon future

GDT Column: TownGreen|2025 calls for a zero carbon future

The bills for the damage caused by climate change are arriving now for all of us to see. The costs are no longer theoretical. Costs and damage due to climate change will only get worse in the foreseeable future unless we undertake major actions in our community, our state, our nation and across the world.

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Historic Preservation & Architectural Sustainability

Historic Preservation & Architectural Sustainability

Multiple presentations and discussions by experts about how to combine high sustainability standards like LEED with historically-informed building conservation practices and simple Yankee thrift for civic buildings and homes. Hosted in partnership with Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation, an initiative to minimize Gloucester’s carbon footprint in a decade.

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Renewable Energy and Cooperatives: Lanesville's Past, Present and Future

Renewable Energy and Cooperatives: Lanesville's Past, Present and Future

Dick Prouty, Lanesville resident, will give a talk on renewable alternatives, including neighborhood solar "farms", and how they could be structured as a cooperative.

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