Things going on we want you to know about!
“The Story of Plastic” Free Screening and Community Talk Back
Join Earth Day Every Day and the Climate Action Alliance of the Valley in viewing the Story of Stuff Project’s newly released film documenting the pervasive effects of plastic pollution on the earth and its inhabitants.
Sign up to watch “The Story of Plastic” online at your convenience between June 1 and June 8. Then attend an online “Talk Back” with local panelists discussing the film and answering your pre-submitted questions in a 45 minute Zoom session on Monday, June 8 at 7PM.
All free. Details and registration here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-story-of-plastic-free-screening-and-community-talk-back-tickets-106520411418
There’s a serious threat to Net Metering—Urgent Action by Solar Advocates Needed!
Find the details from CAAV’s Joy Loving HERE. Comment period ends June 15.
We asked, they answered! The 50by25 campaign, environmental justice concerns, recycling, transportation emissions and more are addressed by Harrisonburg’s five Democratic candidates for City Council. See their responses to questions CAAV submitted on issues impacting the environmental health of our city here.
Cast your vote for three of these candidates to be on the November ballot for the three positions up for election. Voting ends on May 16. Voting options are here.
The 50 by 25 campaign is a call for the city to take action on climate change, increase renewable energy, and make home energy costs affordable through energy efficiency programs. Learn about it here. Sign the petition here.
Tom Benevento has an opinion piece in the February 28, 2020 edition of the Daily News-Record about the importance of this effort.
Check out all the solar installations counted so far in Harrisonburg for the 2019 Harrisonburg Solar Census. If you have solar, be counted!