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Four Rivers Climate Club organizes litter cleanup, panel on environmental activism
05-09-2024 3:05 PM


GREENFIELD — In an effort to raise further awareness of climate change and the power of collective action, the new Climate Club at Four Rivers Charter Public School held a day of action this week with a speaker panel and trash pickup around the...

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Shelburne fair to explore energy-efficient options for homeowners
04-25-2024 8:45 AM


SHELBURNE — If you’ve wondered how to decide on solar options, or a heat pump, or how to reduce your home’s oil/propane use, you can find information at a free Energy Fair organized by the Shelburne Energy Committee.The fair will be held on Saturday,...

LaunchSpace’s ReMake Festival returning for second year in Orange
04-18-2024 11:32 AM

ORANGE — LaunchSpace will hold its second annual ReMake Festival on Saturday to share ways to leverage makerspaces that provide space and equipment to repair, reuse and upcycle everyday items.The free event, scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m., is packed with...

Mark, Blais talk infrastructure funding, green energy in Whately
07-17-2023 12:06 PM


WHATELY — With a statewide push for renewable energy and electric vehicles, how will the Massachusetts Legislature approach modernizing the grid that would be supplying all this power? The answer, at this point, is unclear, but state Sen. Paul Mark...

Inaugural ReMake Festival in Orange looks to teach community sustainability
06-20-2023 6:25 PM


ORANGE — From the Upcycle Fashion show to the Every Last Scrap Challenge, LaunchSpace’s inaugural ReMake Festival on Saturday has a variety of events geared toward teaching the community how to live more sustainably.According to LaunchSpace founder,...

Greenfield’s John W. Olver Transit Center wins national sustainability award
05-09-2023 4:49 PM


GREENFIELD — With its solar array, and brick facades designed for seasonal sun angles and usage of natural light, the county’s regional transit center, the first net-zero building of its kind in the United States, has been honored with a national...

State’s new climate chief meets with local activists, announces new Youth Climate Council
04-25-2023 4:49 PM


NORTHAMPTON — A day after announcing the creation of a new state Youth Climate Council during a visit to Mass Audubon’s Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary in Easthampton on Sunday, the state’s new climate chief met with activists from across western...

Greening Greenfield offering workshops on air-source heat pumps
03-24-2023 4:11 PM


GREENFIELD — With Mass Save offering new incentives for air-source heat pumps, Greening Greenfield is offering workshops for eligible residents on how they can start the process. “We are thrilled that Peter Wingate, director of energy services at...

Teens at Greenfield event speak to need for collective action to combat climate change
03-21-2023 9:51 AM


GREENFIELD — Despite being among the youngest in the room, a group of teenage environmentalists were turned to for guidance during a climate action panel at the Episcopal Church of Saints James and Andrew. Their generation, after all, will be most...

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