Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution

Friday, October 26, 2018

“Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution” Evening

Please review the Happening movie: https://redfordcenter.typeform.com/to/Bq53iX

Carbon Fee and Dividend: a movement to have an increasing fee on carbon (fossil fuels) as it is taken out of the ground and all the money returned to citizens to pay for the increased prices of fossil fuels.

Ted Halstead’s TED Talk on Carbon Fee and Dividend: https://www.ted.com/talks/ted_halstead_a_climate_solution_where_all_sides_can_win/up-next

The Daily (Podcast) recently reported on the recent IPCC report: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/19/podcasts/the-daily/climate-change-un-report-carbon-tax.html

Check the Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society (#35, 2015) to see that a survey done at that time found that 4 out of 69,406 authors of the scientific literature on human caused climate change reject the hypothesis of human caused warming.  In other word, 69, 402 authors of the scientific literature on human caused climate change accept that humans are causing the warming.

Katherine Hayhoe’s Global Weirding Videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi6RkdaEqgRVKi3AzidF4ow

Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) https://citizensclimatelobby.org/

Citizens’ Climate Lobby—Omaha Chapter (CCL-OC) http://www.cclomaha..com

Nebraska League of Conservation Voters (NLCV) https://nlcv.org/

Nebraska Conservation Educational Fund (NCEF) https://nlcvef.org/

Nebraskans for Peace (NFP) http://nebraskansforpeace.org/

The Redford Center https://redfordcenter.org/

Happening Suggestions:
Turn your water heater down 3°
Change your light bulbs to LEDs
Refrigerate with care
Reduce food waste
Change air conditioning coolant source
Turn down your thermostat at night
Buy a smart thermostat
Power down your computer at night
Use power strips to reduce phantom loads
Fix drafty windows
Love your fans for cooling
Insulate your home
Take public transportation
Ride your bike!
Buy local
Take your own shopping bag
Have Meatless Mondays
Do full loads of laundry
Choose ride sharing
Plant a green roof
Support Regenerative Agriculture