Pollinator-Friendly Solar: A Double Win for the Earth

Pollinator-friendy solar is the game-changing solar industry practice that makes solar farms a double win for the environment. Here’s what you should know: Helping the environment: one of the main reasons people sign up for a share of a community solar farm. Reducing our dependence on fossil fuels, supporting emission-free energy generation, and helping to…

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Unique Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in 2021

As climate change continues to threaten our natural world, Earth Day seems to hold greater meaning with each passing year. Here’s how to celebrate Earth Day (and Earth Month) in 2021 and make a difference in your community. Earth Day: the one day each year dedicated to reflecting on the well-being of our planet and…

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Community Organizing Tips from TownOfUlsterCitizens.Org

In this edition of our Community Climate Champions series highlighting individuals and organizations building a better future for their communities, we focus on TownOfUlsterCitizens.Org.  Before founding TownOfUlsterCitizens.Org, long-term Ulster, New York resident Laura Harmann had never been too involved in politics or local government. She never thought she’d create a town organization to fight for…

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Preparing for the future of farming

Preparing for the Future of Farming

In this edition of our Community Climate Champions series highlighting individuals and organizations building a better future for their communities, we focus on the Glynwood Center for Regional Food & Farming, a team working to fortify the future of farming in the Hudson Valley region. Edward Moran’s Henrik Hudson Entering New York Harbor, 1892 New…

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NYC H2O: Protecting the Ecosystems Next Door

In this edition of our Community Climate Champions series highlighting individuals and organizations building a better future for their communities, we focus on NYC H2O. Where would we be without tap water? Before sitting down to write this blog, I brushed my teeth, made a pot of coffee, and ran the dishwasher. We do all…

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Preserving Land and Streams with the Catskill Center

In this edition of our Community Climate Champions series highlighting individuals and organizations building a better future for their communities, we focus on the Catskill Center. Few things are more rewarding than finally reaching the summit of your hike. The last quarter mile or so seems to last an eternity. You know the view at…

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Climate Smart Rhinebeck

Getting Smart On Climate with Rhinebeck

In this edition of our Community Climate Champions series highlighting individuals and organizations building a better future for their neighborhoods, we focus on Climate-Smart Rhinebeck in Hudson Valley. It takes a community effort to properly prepare local residents for the effects of climate change. But sometimes it’s really hard to get started. Where do you…

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