Emily Norton

Ward 2 city councilor, Newton

Stories by Emily Norton

Mass. needs to be as bold on drought as it is on climate

State must protect its most vital natural resource -- water

Consider the potential of water utility jobs

Good field with tremendous equity possibilities

We need to start using less natural gas

Gas system expansion projects should be scrapped

Bringing nature back into our environment

Trees, wetlands, green infrastructure could have enormous impact

Debunking the fracked gas fairy tale

Fuel is as dirty as coal and extremely dangerous

Developing Widett Circle is short-sighted

We should instead use the area to bolster climate resilience

Lawmakers should embrace clean energy

Say no to gas pipelines financed by electric ratepayers

Silver lining in Northern Pass collapse

Baker administration has opportunity to boost wind and solar

Hydro-Quebec power is not what we want

Emission reductions, tribal claims, money outflow all concerns

Mass. citizens point the way on climate change

State leaders and policymakers need to get on same page as voters

Mass. should boost renewable targets

Omnibus bill offers opportunity to go further

Regulatory review a dangerous path

Baker's call to streamline rules threatens forward-looking Massachusetts policies

Dem governor better on fiscal issues

Republicans are not the best advocates for reform