February 2022 Newsletter


Here are some green updates, programs and events …

EcoFlix: 2040 
This Sunday, Feb. 6, 5 p.m., join Citizens Climate Lobby Indiana for the virtual screening of the uplifting climate documentary – 2040!   It’s about climate solutions that exist today and visualizes a world after the climate and nature crisis – if and when we succeed.  
Watch the trailer!    
RSVP for a FREE ticket

How Green is Our Statehouse?
Join us this Thurs. Feb, 10, 6:30 p.m. for a Mid-Session Legislative Update. Tim Maloney, Senior Policy Director of the Hoosier Environmental Council will provide an update on environmental, climate, and energy bills, and how you can take action to make a positive impact!  
Learn more and RSVP  

Art Contest for Kids
The Earth Day art contest is a fun way to celebrate our Earth!  Art entries will be displayed at several public exhibits for Earth Day to give our youth a voice and inspire our community to live more sustainably. 
Learn more.

Get Solar Before Net Metering Ends
These free info sessions are hosted by not-for-profits Solar United Neighbors and Solarize Indiana. You’ll learn how to power your home or electric vehicle with sunshine, and how to take advantage of net metering and the federal tax credit!   You’ll also learn how to beat the rush to get your system installed before net metering ends on July 1st.  
Learn more.      
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Wed. Feb. 16, 7 pm   Sign up here
Thurs. Feb. 24, 7 pm  Sign up here
Sat. Mar. 12, 9 am     Sign up here
Mon. Mar. 14, 7 pm    Sign up here
Tues. Mar. 29, 7 pm   Sign up here

Noblesville Library
Tues. Feb. 22, 6:30 pm
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Fishers Library
Thurs. Feb. 24, 6:30 pm 
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Save the Dates
Hamilton County Sustainable Food & Farming Forum

Sat. Mar. 12, 10 a.m. to Noon. The Hoosier Environmental Council is hosting a discussion on sustainable food and farming practices in Hamilton County.  More info soon!

Earth Hour 2022
Sat. Mar. 26, 8:30 p.m.  Join this global movement to turn off the lights on pollution and shine a spotlight on the two biggest challenges humanity’s ever faced – nature loss and climate change. The next decade is at stake! 
Learn more.
Global highlights from Earth Hour 2021

Easy Ways to Go Green
Here’s how to calculate your household carbon footprint and some easy ways to go green.

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Thanks again for all you do to build a more beautiful, healthy and sustainable community.

Leslie Webb
Carmel Green Initiative
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