If you ever wanted to learn more about PFAS contamination in our environment and drinking water, here’s a great opportunity to see the movie Dark Waters, starring Mark Ruffalo, for free on your own device, and to participate in a follow-up online discussion that Windsor Climate Action is co-hosting. Registration for the film screening closes at the end of the business day on Thursday, Sept. 24.
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The Yale Center on Climate Change and Health released this week the Climate Change and Health in Connecticut: 2020 Report. The report tracks 19 indicators grouped into four categories—temperature, extreme events, infectious diseases and air quality—that were developed using publicly available data.
We had a great meeting on the evening of 11-21-19 with excellent presentations from Steve Wagner and Mark Scully. Steve is the chair of South Windsor’s Energy Committee, and he led a discussion about the great progress his town has made in energy cost reduction and their movement towards 100% renewables.
Mark is a member of PACE, People’s Alliance for Clean Energy. Founded in 1973, PACE is now devoted to developing plans for individual towns to move towards clean energy. They have an analysis template that will be quite useful as Windsor moves along its path towards 100% renewable energy supplies.
Here are links to download PDF copies of the PACE and South Windsor presentations.
The inaugural meeting of the Governor’s PFAS Task Force will be on Tuesday, July 30 from 1-3 PM in Conference Room A/B at the CT Department of Transportation Headquarters Building at 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington.
Come join us this Thursday, June 20 from 6:30-8:00 at the Main Branch of the Windsor Public Library at 323 Broad Street, Windsor, CT.
We’ll be hosting a public social gathering to better get to know anyone interested in moving Windsor towards a goal of 100% renewable electricity across our public, private, business and governmental sectors by 2035.
We look forward to meeting you for the first time or reconnecting as we get energized for creating Windsor’s future today.