Vote Laura Burns for Light Board!

First order of business after Town Meeting: get Laura Burns elected to Light Board! Laura Burns is the cofounder of Hingham Net Zero and is committed to decarbonizing Hingham's energy. As a member of the Light Board she will promote affordability, reliability, and sustainability. Laura has ample experience in public office Read more

Passed: Climate Action Plan Warrant Articles!

At Town Meeting on May 8, 2021 Hingham residents voted YES to develop a climate action plan! The town will establish an 11 member Climate Action Planning Committee (CAPC) charged with creating a Climate Action Plan (CAP)— a recommended strategy and series of actions to facilitate a town-wide “net zero” sum Read more

HMS Video on Climate Action

8th grade students from the Hingham Middle School put a great video together in support of the Climate Action Plan. Our young climate activists know that climate change will only intensify in the coming years. If we continue emitting business-as-usual, we will face increasingly severe climate change impacts and eventually pass Read more

2021-05-05T02:04:09+00:00May 5th, 2021|Articles of Interest|0 Comments

Climate Action Planning Task Force Interview

Harbor Media interviewed the Climate Action Planning Task Force about the formation of the task force, the climate action plan (CAP) warrant articles, and more. The interview gives a great background on how the warrant articles came about and why you should vote for the articles at Town Meeting. Watch the Read more

2021-04-26T15:48:08+00:00April 26th, 2021|Articles of Interest, Updates|0 Comments

Climate Action Planning Task Force Info Session

The Climate Action Planning Task Force is hosting a public information session to help residents learn about the Climate Action Plan Warrant Articles at this year's Town Meeting. The Task Force has been critical in focusing the conversation around climate action planning and developing the scope for Hingham to use in Read more

The Transformation of the Energy Sector – Why Hingham Needs a Climate Action Plan

by John Borger Originally appeared in the Hingham Anchor (3/14/21) You probably have a smart phone. Take it out. It has many times more computing power and storage space than the personal computer you may have had only 15 years ago, not to mention a fantastic camera, robust Wi-Fi connectivity, an Read more

2021-04-23T20:06:51+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Articles of Interest|0 Comments

With the Upcoming Vote on the Climate Plan Warrant Articles at Town Meeting, Hingham Needs to Focus

by Laurie Freeman Would you like to hear some great news about climate change? Recent studies including a groundbreaking report by Rewiring America show that we don’t need miracle technologies to address it – we have real solutions now, and if we deploy them rapidly – we can still protect our children from the worst Read more

2021-04-15T00:46:58+00:00April 15th, 2021|Articles of Interest|0 Comments

We Joined the Hingham Civic Association!

We are proud to join the Hingham Civic Association along with all the other wonderful non-profit organizations who serve Hingham. The Hingham Civic Association is a group of Hingham community organizations coming together to ensure that civic organizations thrive in a post pandemic world. We are looking forward to engaging with Read more

2021-04-10T18:00:20+00:00April 10th, 2021|Articles of Interest, Updates|0 Comments

An Incomplete Reading, Watching, and Listening Guide

Books, TV, film, youtube, magazines, and podcasts are a great portal to learn about environmentalism and the climate crisis. Whether you are interested in learning the basic science, imagining a post-apocalyptic future, appreciating nature, or exploring solutions there is something out there for you. We have compiled an incomplete list of Read more

2021-04-03T15:27:02+00:00April 3rd, 2021|Articles of Interest|0 Comments
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