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Jenks Center

109 Skillings Rd

Winchester, MA 01890

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Hear from key proponents about the status of climate change legislation in Massachusetts. Registration is highly recommended.

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  • Senator Mike Barrett will talk about the status of legislation in the Senate to put a price on carbon and on the Transportation Climate Initiative.
  • Representative Tami Gouveia will talk about the status of putting a price on carbon in the House.
  • Representative Christina Minicucci will talk about the status of the FUTURE Act.
  • Ricki Pappo will present the results of the 2020 climate action survey, summarizing what's going on in our towns. Ricki is the Chair of the Lexington Global Warming Action Coalition (LexGWAC) and a steering committee member of Sustainable Middlesex.
  • Kathleen Scanlon, Diane Sokal and Tracie Burns, members of the Brookline team that recently passed a prohibition on new gas piping in major construction, will present a brief overview of their inspiring success, a first in Massachusetts.

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This is a follow-up to last year’s event "Putting a Price on Carbon." Find out how you and your networks can help move critical legislation through to passage in 2020. We will also learn about powerful successes in individual towns.

Although Sustainable Middlesex was initiated in Middlesex County, all are welcome. The event is FREE, however space is limited. Please register.

Doors will open at 9:00 am for snacks and networking. Meeting will commence at 9:30 and end at 11:30 to allow for additional networking until noon.

We would like this to be a Zero-Waste event. Please bring your reusable beverage container.

A Special Thanks to:

Food Link https://www.foodlinkma.org/ for thoughtful the donation of food

The Cummings Foundation for the generous use of the Jenks Center

Creating Sustainable Solutions Together

Sustainable Middlesex is a network of grassroots climate action groups that are focused on public awareness of and advocacy for policies supporting climate sustainability, mitigation and adaptation. While centered in Middlesex County and surrounding areas, we include towns from all over Massachusetts.

Our goals:

  • Initiating collaborative effort
  • Sharing of tested ideas and actions
  • Pooling of materials and resources for broad use
  • Coordinating calendars of events and actions
  • Bringing activists together for networking and inspiration

Current co-sponsors of Carbon Countdown:

  • 350 MetroNorth
  • Arlington Mothers Out Front
  • Brookline Mothers Out Front
  • Citizens' Climate Lobby Boston Metro West
  • Climate Coalition of Somerville
  • Cool Winchester
  • Elders Climate Action - Massachusetts Chapter
  • First Parish Arlington Climate Action Working Group
  • Gas Leaks Allies
  • Lexington Global Warming Action Coalition
  • Lexington Green Network
  • Lexington Mothers Out Front
  • Mass Climate Action Network (MCAN)
  • MassEnergize
  • Melrose Energy Commission
  • Reading Climate Advisory Committee
  • Sustainable Arlington
  • Sustainable Belmont
  • Sustainable Lexington
  • Sustainable Wakefield
  • Sustainable Winchester
  • Winchester Climate Action Advisory Committee
  • Winchester Farmers Market Community Hub
  • Winchester Unitarian Universalist's Green Sanctuary Team
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