Category Archives: Climate News

An Important New Book on Arresting Climate Change

An engaging, accessible citizen’s guide to the seven urgent changes that will really make a difference for our climate—and how we can hold our governments accountable for putting these plans into action. Dozens of kids in Montgomery County, Maryland, agitated … Continue reading

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The Way to Slow Climate Change is as Close as Your City Hall or School Board

The Way to Slow Climate Change Is as Close as Your City Hall or School Board New York Times, Opinion, Aug. 26, 2022 By Justin Gillis and Hal Harvey Mr. Gillis and Mr. Harvey are the authors of the forthcoming … Continue reading

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The Way to Slow Climate Change is as Close as Your City Hall or SchoolBoard

The Way to Slow Climate Change Is as Close as Your City Hall or School Board New York Times, Opinion, Aug. 26, 2022 By Justin Gillis and Hal Harvey Mr. Gillis and Mr. Harvey are the authors of the forthcoming … Continue reading

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Mark Longley Receives Green Mountain Conservation Award

Mark Longley, a member of the Sandwich Climate Action Coalition steering committee, was recently awarded the 2022 High Watch Award for Volunteer Service by the Green Mountain Conservation Group.   The award is presented annually to “a community member who has gone … Continue reading

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Historic Day Nationally & in Sandwich

On Sunday, Aug 7, 2022, the US Senate finally passed historic climate action legislation that will likely become law very soon. It will tackle a problem acknowledged as needing fixing by our government for over 50 years.* It was fitting that at … Continue reading

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Electric Vehicle, Tool, & Solar Day Sun Aug 7th 1 – 5pm

                                       Sunday, August 7th, 1-5 PM The Sandwich Town Hall parking lot on Maple Street in Center Sandwich,    as a kick-off for Sandwich’s Old Home Week. You will be able to see first-hand, … Continue reading

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Invest Your Savings in Climate-Friendly Mutual Funds

In researching climate/environment-friendly investments, I’ve come across a few websites that you might find helpful, especially if you want to put your money where your values are: Fossil Free Funds Are your savings invested in fossil fuels?  You can easily … Continue reading

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SCAC Welcomes New Members

Welcome aboard.  Please contact Mark should you have any questions or suggestions to improve our website.  Thanks!   marklongley@sbcglobal.net  (603)707-2046

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NHSaves Revived, Gets Funded by Legislature

NHSaves was on the edge of extinction when the NH Public Utility Commission majority, appointed by Gov. Chris Sununu, decided to start defunding the program. NH State Consumer Advocate Don Kreis said the PUC “administered a sledgehammer to more than … Continue reading

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EV Pickup Trucks: Amazing, Powerful

Lawrence Ulrich of the New York Times gives a raving, Rivian review for the company’s new electric pickup. First paragraph reads: The redoubtable Rivian R1T, the first crusher in a coming wave of electric pickup trucks, can soar unscathed over gnarly … Continue reading

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