Based on a careful analysis of publicly available solar installation data, our work shows that Cambridge has installed over (NEW AS OF YEAR END 2014: 2.8 megawatts (MW)!) of solar in the last 10 years, the vast majority of that being installed in the last 2 years! Based on the Mapdwell solar map for Cambridge, we calculate a total rooftop solar capacity for Cambridge of at least 400 Mw. So there is room for many more solar installations in Cambridge, saving money, reducing pollution and preventing climate disaster. Contact us if you would like to find out more.
Green Cambridge is currently working on several projects including:
Helping to install rain barrels (during growing season). UPDATE April 2015: Green Cambridge installed more than 30 rain barrels in 2014 and has constructed 20 rain barrels for distribution in 2015. Contact us to request a free rain barrel!
Working with DPW to increase recycling by Cambridge businesses.
Restoring the Silver Maple Forest in partnership with Friends of Alewife Reservation and the Belmont Coalition. UPDATE March 2015: While the forest has been cut down and a foundation permit has issued, we continue to oppose the dangerous development proposed on this inappropriate site!
Advocating for Climate Change Action as part of MCAN.
Advocating for greater protection of our natural environment.
Organizing community events, including movie showings, conferences and others.
Please join us to help accomplish these projects and to suggest new ones.