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August 1, 2019 - December 31, 2029

Elders Climate Action

Elders Climate Action

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  • September 18 at 10:49 AM
    I have checked out from the library (now that they are staffed again) over 20 books on various eco-related subjects: eco-retrofit for existing buildings, building green in the first place, hydroponics, aquaponics, fire mitigation strategies for homeowners, building with SIPS, strawbale construction.  I have purchased used books on homesteading,...
  • February 6 at 7:37 AM
    While I don't post every day, every day, I'm taking action to impact the draw down of carbon.  Most recent examples include:1)  I do most of my errands on bike thanks to a couple of hearty baskets.2)  This morning I contacted local representatives from Sunrise to encourage their attendance at next week's local Climate Action Commission...
  • January 6 at 12:09 PM
    Chico, California has implemented a Climate Action Commission.  I, along with several others from Sunrise, Butte350 and Butte Environmental Council had our first listening sessions with high school students about a month ago when we spoke with over 300 seniors about ways to mitigate carbon.  I plan on taking these sessions to more high schools...
  • December 4 at 10:49 AM
    I'm feeling very depressed about our collective future.  Some years back, we all 'needed' to do was drive about 15% less to affect the outcome.  Now we could drive 50% less and still not hit the target.  How likely is that to happen?  It's not.  I'm so depressed to see so few people caring about the issue, and I live in California where we DO...
  • December 1 at 9:57 AM
    We had 20 for Thanksgiving, and people were front-loaded to bring their own to-go containers for the leftovers.  Now we are making turkey stock from the 2 carcasses, and my dear husband will make soup for the next month.  It's my favorite holiday.  But still, no waste if we can help it!
  • November 22 at 8:28 AM
    What do people think about "easier to make a great decision once than many good decisions many times"?  Someone told me that - I'm sure it's a garbled version of some aphorism -- in relation to buying an electric car.  How you decide about a car once every 6-7-8 (12-14-18) years, but you have to decide to bring your fabric bags every...

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