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Climate Change- Learn about it!

Spring 2014-2015




Impt Links


Student Interests

Mass Envirothon May 14th

Forest- Emily Boynton, Valenka Kosick, Hanna Kieffer

Wildlife Destiny Torres, Eugenia Cojocaro,


Net Zero Building- Sam Duncan,  & Julian Tores


Food Issues- Leah Wallner, Allie Fortin, Rachel Howe, Ajah Farrington


Hoop House- D'Naisha Lewis & Casey Antunes-

Laughing Dog Farm


Net Zero Transportation

Griffin Ragozza and Ryan Barnes


Energy Audit-Info  Sierra Wolfe & Tiana Dugan

Mass Save


Food Services GHS

Olivia K and Jeremiah M


Documenting the Power of Individuals

Josh Cady, Nick X, Ben P


Documenting the Power of Education

RayRay R, Kaitlyn K, Jordan B


ARM- Acid Rain Romeo Thompson


Energizing the Elementary Element

Ryan Roberts


Greenfield's Water Infrastructure

Jack and Will Lunt


Cost of Clothing

Sam Kennedy & Claire Ableson


Local Species at Risk

Zack L, Don N, Richie B


How well are we managing our solid waste?   Justin Hart


George Felogloy - Green Heroes


Grace DuSell- Children's Book


Documentary- Maureen Fish

Nicole Ivantchev, Lilly Richards
































GHS Library Blog



New York Times

Boston Globe



NPR Podcasts

Greening Greenfield
Our events are posted here, as well as how to sign up for the 10% Challenge, or Energy Smart Homes
here are the direct links for
10% Challenge


ARM- Acid Rain Monitoring sites

Index-Home Page

ARM Interactive Data Base


Landfill Harmonic

Sounds from the Earth & Sounds from the trash



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Net Zero Building

Spartan&Hanna Zero&Beyond.com


 Energia- Energia.com  Do NOT Overlook


Energy Smart Homes

Mark Zaccheo:Mark & Barbara Zaccheo
Olive Street Development LLC & Zaccheo Properties
PO Box 53  Greenfield MA 01302
Mark’s cell phone best way to reach him -- 413 522-5288

Webinar by David Cash, DEP Commissioner - April, 2014--60 min
Genuine progress toward 0-net    http://netransition.org/energy-new-england/
His talk was organized by  Institute for Policy Studies as one of their webinars on New England New Economy Transition
Sequestration of Carbon in the soil...pasture management etc that works toward that end:

2012: 20-min TED talk by Allan Savory, grassland ecosystem pioneer & advocating new ways of grazing that reclaim desertified land, and sequester carbon  in soil. http://www.ted.com/talks/allan_savory_how_to_green_the_world_s_deserts_and_reverse_climate_change?language=en

2013: 12-min Film: Soil Carbon Cowboys: http://vimeo.com/80518559

BOOK: Cows Save the Planet: And Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth by Judith Schwartz
Cover crop video: Rodale techniques-21 min http://rodaleinstitute.org/our-work/organic-no-till/

NOFA - Building Soil Carbon, special supplement: Summer 2014 issue of the Natural Farmer (I cannot find this on line)- I will drop a copy off at the main office at the high school

Dr. Christine Jones - Australian Soil Scientist (her workshop was great...but I cannot find good on-line resources
http://www.amazingcarbon.com --long list of articles...















Science and Sustainability Expo
Thanks for offering to post the poster --- ATTACHED
Also...here is a link to photos and info about last year’s Expo