As of February 29, 2016, Dr. Jeffrey Everson has been appointed by the Reading Board of Selectmen to the Climate Advisory Committee.
The Reading Climate Advisory Committee is an official town advisory committee, comprised of concerned citizen volunteers seeking to achieve environmental, economic and societal sustainability by raising public awareness and influencing the community, including its government, to reduce energy use and foster environmental stewardship in a cost effective manner.
- Minimize Reading’s contribution to climate change by reducing our green house gas emissions.
- Reduce Reading’s dependence on fossil fuel by promoting energy conservation, energy efficiency, renewable energy purchase and generation and alternative modes of transportation
- Ensure the longevity of our local and global ecosystem by fostering responsible stewardship
- Enhance public health by improving air quality and protecting the earth’s natural resources