Select Board's Sustainability & Climate Action Summit

The Select Board, Town departments, Brookline residents, business owners, employees, students, and organizations participated at the Select Board's first biannual Sustainability & Climate Action Summit on June 5, 2019.  


IMPORTANT NOTE:  CHECK BACK HERE!  THIS PAGE IS BEING UPDATED AS WE TOGETHER DEVELOP THE POST-SUMMIT "NEXT STEPS," AND IF TIMES/LOCATIONS CHANGE FOR UPCOMING SESSIONS.


Learn about and participate in the 'next step' of the Summit (and working teams) process...

Join Zoe Lynn at any one, some, or all, of the following public sessions to learn about, sign up for, and start building the "working teams":

  • Friday, July 12 at 11:00 am, Public Health Building (11 Pierce St., Brookline), in the Denny Room (located in the basement, end of hall)
  • Monday, July 15 at 6:00 pm, Public Health Building (11 Pierce St., Brookline), in the Denny Room (located in the basement, end of hall)
  • Wednesday, July 17 at 6:00 pm, Town Hall (333 Washington St., Brookline), 5th floor School Committee room (***NOTE room change again***)
  • Thursday, July 18 at 6:00 pm, Public Health Building (11 Pierce St., Brookline), in the Denny Room (located in the basement, end of hall)
  • Friday, July 19 at 11:00 am, Public Health Building (11 Pierce St., Brookline), in the Denny Room (located in the basement, end of hall)

Cannot make any of these times?  No problem!  Other times are available and can be arranged for any group of Brookline stakeholders (contact Zoe).

Draft Agenda:  


Archive:  Materials from the June 5, 2019 Summit

Prepared prior to Summit -
Brainstorm Ideas List
Created at the Summit -
Detailed Initiatives
(view all initiatives as one file, or view individual categories below)
BuildingsBuildings Initiatives
TransportationTransportation Initiatives
Green Space-Natural Resources-Water-BiodiversityGreen Space-Natural Resources-Water-Biodiversity Initiatives
Zero WasteZero Waste Initiatives
Education-Wellbeing-CultureEducation-Wellbeing-Culture Initiatives
Data-CommunicationsData-Communications Initiatives
Administration-Town OperationsAdministration-Town Operations Initiatives

Staff Current Climate Activities  |  Summit Agenda

At the Select Board's first biannual Sustainability & Climate Action Summit we collaborated together to begin to harness the expertise, energy, and commitment that exist in Brookline to meet our 2050 zero-emissions climate commitment and other sustainability outcomes.