February 2024 Newsletter

Happy Valentine’s Day! Go green to show your kids and grandkids some love. Here are some green updates, programs and events… Climate Tipping PointsClimate change is undeniable. 2023 was the hottest year on land and in the ocean, see CarbonBrief overview. The Panama Canal was low due to drought. Though it’s hard to imagine, every fraction of a degree of additional warming will make extreme weather […]

January 2024 Green Happenings

Happy New Year! We hope your year is off to a great start.  Here are some green updates, programs and events… Climate ScienceAmerica’s leading authority on climate change recently released their new report and notes that “In the 1980s, the country experienced, on average, one (inflation-adjusted) billion-dollar disaster every four months. Now, there is one every three weeks, on average.”  The unimaginably […]

November 2023 Newsletter

Greetings! Here are local green happenings and actions you can take… VOTE GREENBe sure to vote on Nov 7!  The Green Voters Guide offers nonpartisan research about the candidate’s views on climate change. Read more. Shred-it and Electronics RecyclingOn Sat. Nov. 4, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Creekside Middle School, you’ll have a chance to safely shred documents to protect against […]

October 2023 Newsletter

Greetings! Global temps soared to a new record in September, setting 2023 on track to be the hottest year, in addition Antarctic sea ice is at a record low. Scientists are stunned, “…the sense of urgency for ambitious climate action has never been more critical.” said Samantha Burgess, Deputy Director of the Copernicus Climate Change Service.  Also this week, in a strong moral appeal for […]

September 2023 Newsletter

Greetings! Here are some green happenings… Dr. Gabe FilippelliJoin us on Thurs, Sept. 14, 6 p.m. at the Carmel Clay Public Library to hear from Indiana’s top climate scientist about how to build sustainable and resilient communities.  Dr. Filippelli, Executive Director of Indiana University Environmental Resilience Institute, will be talking about the new book, “Climate Change and Resilience in Indiana and Beyond.” You’ll […]

April 2023 Newsletter

Happy Earth Month! Make sustainability your top priority to protect the future for our kids and grandkids!  Dr. Filippelli comments on the UN’s most recent climate report and solutions to address this challenge but his bottom line is “The problem is we don’t have much time, so let’s get going!”  And if you don’t think climate change is affecting you already, Dr. Hayhoe explains why we need to […]

February 2023 Newsletter

Greetings! Here are some green updates, programs and events… Legislative UpdateJoin us this Thurs. Feb, 9, 6 p.m. to learn about environmental, climate and energy bills, and how you can make a positive impact!  Our guest speaker, Tim Maloney, Senior Policy Director of the Hoosier Environmental Council will provide an update on what’s happening at the statehouse.  Learn more and RSVP  Support SB335 Climate Solutions Task […]

January 2023 Newsletter

Happy New Year! We hope your year is off to a great start.  Here are some green updates, programs and events… Climate ScienceTemps dropped to about -10 just before Christmas and increased to the low 60s in less than two weeks.  Why are we getting more extreme temperature swings?  Dr. Phil Sakimoto, Notre Dame climate scientist, explains that the jet stream has become more […]

November 2022 Newsletter

Greetings! Here are some green updates and events: Raging SirenThis is from a recent climate conversation with friends: Ron (Engineer): Alaska canceled king and snow crab seasons due to population collapse. Average temps in Indiana increased +1.6 degrees F (51.5 F to 53.1 F) over the past 70 years (1950 to 2020).  During this same period, average temps in Alaska increased +5 […]

June 2022 Newsletter

Greetings! Here are some green updates and events: 2040Join us this Thurs. June 16, 7:30 p.m. at Midtown Plaza for the FREE screening of the uplifting documentary about climate solutions that exist today and what the world could look like in 2040!   We’re excited to announce the Hoosier Environmental Council, Citizens Climate Lobby and CHS Green Action Club will be there. This is a […]