Events

Candidate Forum

Join us April 13th at 6pm for a candidate forum for Council 1-5. An additional forum for council-at-large and mayor will be April 16th at 6pm. We'll meet in the Red Room of the Bartholomew County Library for a discussion of energy and environmental issues facing Hoosiers! The event is cosponsored by EMCC and Sierra Club.

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: April 14th

We'd love to see you there!

Green Drinks

Join EMCC for a Green Drinks event on Tuesday, March 24th at 6pm in the Xenia Miller Room, in the Commons. A lighting specialist from GE will talk about municipal lighting opportunities in our community. Please join us!

Earth Hour Lights Out Party

Please join us Saturday, March 28th from 8:30-9:30 pm for an Earth Hour Lights Out Party. More details to come!

Featured Articles

2014 Earth Week Winners

Congratulations to the 2014 Earth Week winners! We've got pictures of the winning poetry, visual arts, and 3D art!

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.

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