Watertown stands united to preserve and strengthen our unique neighborhoods and natural resources. With Resilient Watertown, our Climate & Energy plan, we are committed to equity, communication, and innovation while reducing our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and enabling all residents to thrive in the face of climate change.

What You Can Do

Learn About Watertown's Climate Actions

Five Plan Elements: Natural Resources, Buildings & Energy, Transportation & Mobility, Infrastructure & Waste Management, and Public Health & Community Preparedness

Resilient Watertown

Our Plan

There are two levers for acting on climate change: reducing our GHG emissions and adapting to unavoidable changes. Our Climate & Energy Plan identifies opportunities to reduce GHGs, while enhancing our community’s resilience to those climate hazards we are already experiencing.

View the January 2024 Plan Status Update 

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Resilient Watertown Actions

The Resilient Watertown Climate and Energy Plan is the driving force behind all of our sustainability initiatives. The Plan was adopted in August 2022. Click the drop-down bars below to learn more about the plan and view our progress so far.

Resilient Watertown

Watch the Video

Watertown is where things get made. Here, generations of industry flourish beside new technologies and a growing diversity of cultures. As a changing climate and shifting economy threaten to disrupt the place we call home, Resilient Watertown is how we will chart the course to a sustainable future together.

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Resilient Watertown

Get Involved

The century ahead promises to challenge every one of us, but Watertown will thrive in the face of climate change if we all work together. We encourage you to get involved in our efforts, talk to your friends and family about the issues, and learn more about what you can do to become more resilient in your own life.

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