Climate Protection Action Committee Accepting Applications


9/30/2013

Conserve Energy

Join the Climate Protection Action Committee

Cambridge has been working on climate change action since 1999. A Climate Protection Plan was adopted in 2002 by the City Council with an initial target year of 2010 for greenhouse gas emission reductions. The committee is currently working on implementing new goals and objectives, identifying effective strategies, policies, and programs; and developing metrics. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and and preparing for climate change will require concerted action by the entire community, and the committee is an important element of the effort to help residents, businesses, institutions, and organizations incorporate energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other measures into their homes and work places as well as to prepare for climate change impacts.

The committee generally meets on the second Thursday of the month, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, at City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway. Any Cambridge resident or representative of a business, institution, or organization based in Cambridge who would like to work to address climate change is welcome to apply.

For More Information

For more information, contact John Bolduc, jbolduc@cambridgema.gov or 617/349-4628. To apply, send a letter before October 22 describing your interest and your background to jbolduc@cambridgema.gov or to John Bolduc, Community Development Department, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139.