Greenovate staff has had some changes over the past few months - meet the new team in this series of introduction blog posts.Read more
On an abnormally hot September day we lugged our Greenovate materials to Boston University’s Sustainability Fair. Both the Greenovate Program Manager Jessica Feldish and I are new to the program, and while we were eager to participate in the festival and discuss Greenovate, we were nervous. This was our first time talking about Greenovate to people who didn’t already understand it, and we weren’t sure how it might go. As we began to set up, people were already anxiously perusing the different materials and tables trying to find just what they were looking for, information and opportunities.Read more
Last Saturday, Boston residents, students, businesses, community organizations, and city officials gathered at the 2015 Greenovate Boston Community Summit to celebrate Boston’s sustainability progress to date and plan ahead on how we can work together to achieve the City's climate action goals. The day was charged with positive energy and we couldn't wait to share some of our favorite moments from this year's Summit with you.Read more
This is a guest post written by Phoebe Beierle, the Sustainability Manager for Boston Public Schools.
YOUTH CAN! YOUTH ARE! This chant, led by Tem Blessed, a climate justice hip hop artist from New Bedford, MA and 200 youth from across New England, echoed throughout the MIT stata center at the 9th annual Youth Climate Action Summit last weekend. Tem kicked off the summit with his incredible music - relaying important messages about climate justice, human rights, environmental protection and the fact that all across the globe, YOUTH ARE taking action on climate change issues!
Boston has big plans to address climate change and become the greenest, most climate-prepared city in the country. These plans are ambitious and we need your help to see Boston reach its goals. The 2015 Greenovate Boston Community Summit on June 6th at Northeastern University will bring community members together to collaborate, share new ideas, and take action to implement the city's recently updated Climate Action Plan (CAP). Here are our top reasons you won’t want to miss out on Boston’s biggest climate action event of the year:Read more