Several of us attended the Sustainable South Shore meeting last Thursday, March 29. There are several happenings around the area that we thought our members should be aware of.
Sustainable Hull is hosting a film called "Carbon Nation" on April 30 at 7 PM at Temple Beth Sholom. Carbon Nation is a documentary movie about climate change SOLUTIONS. Even if you doubt the severity of the impact of climate change or just don't buy it at all, this is still a compelling and relevant film that illustrates how SOLUTIONS to climate change also address other social, economic and national security issues. You'll meet a host of entertaining and endearing characters along the way. You can go to their website (www.sustainablehull.org) for more information.
REACH, the Responsible Energy Alternatives Coalition of Hingham, has run a film series this winter. Their last film in the series is "Revenge of the Electric Car" on April 14. Information about the movies can be found at: http://www.wickedlocal.com/hingham/topstories/x1676720051/HINGHAM-REACH-Sustainability-film-series-starts#axzz1r6XDJ62s. Check out their website: www.hinghamreach.org.
Mass Energy Consumer Alliance gave a talk about buying renewable energy and saving money on energy bills. You can visit their website for more information: www.massenergy.org. It gets very confusing but there are ways that you can buy more directly from renewables and these programs will put money into the system and encourage the growth of renewable energy. There are different programs with National Grid and NStar. Good luck! We may be having someone come and talk to us from Next Step Living and that will help shed more