Events

Monthly Meeting

We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7-8:30 pm in the Bartholomew County Library conference room.

Next Meeting: November 11th

We'd love to see you there!

Green Drinks

Join us September 23rd in the Commons to learn about local renewable energy sources and options from Darrell Boggess from SIREN.

Solar Tour

The EMCC Solar Tour is coming up so mark your calendars! We'll meet in the library parking lot at 1pm on September 28th. We'll spend about 4 hours visiting local solar installations and learning the benefits our neighbors are getting from green energy. More details coming soon!

Candidate Forum

Join us October 14th in the Bartholomew County Library for a discussion of energy, water, and environmental issues facing Hoosiers! Participants will include Milo Smith, Zack Ellison, Damian Stanzian, Rudy Howard, and Andy Talarzyk

Featured Articles

Simple Solar Water Heater

The Saga of a DIY Project by a Local Ascetic: Dennis Baute shares his experience when he, "decided to attempt the construction of a DIY solar-heated shower in my back yard as an inexpensive way to reduce my carbon footprint"

Mt Healthy Solar Project

Mt. Healthy Elementary School is tapping the power of the sun to heat its water supply and hold down its utility bills.

Salvation Gets Cheap

The incredible recent decline in the cost of renewable energy, solar power in particular, have improved the economics of climate change.

Columbus as a Cool City

Cities across the country are putting into place effective energy solutions without waiting for distant national or international agreements. Some call it the Cool Cities movement.


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    It is time for Columbus to be part of a growing number of communities around the world which are taking positive, tangible steps to create sustainable communities.

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    Sustainable Community

    Sustainable Community

    It is time for Columbus to be part of a growing number of communities around the world which are taking positive, tangible steps to create sustainable communities.

    Read about proposals, programs, and priorities. 

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    Energy Matters

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    Features and News

    Who is that behind the Foster Grants, bicycling in the winter with a container of recyclables on the back?

    These articles feature local issues and celebrate the great things our neighbors are doing.

    Also, see daily updates from the Greenwire environmental news service for the latest information about energy and environmental issues.

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