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

Town Meeting Date Announced

SAVE THE DATE: TOWN MEETING MAY 8 at 2pm at Hingham High School fields. The Board of Selectmen has confirmed the Town Meeting date. Clear your calendars for MAY 8 at 2pm so you are able to vote and make your voice heard. At this meeting we will be voting on Read more

What Exactly is a Climate Action Plan? A Look at Concord’s Plan…

by John Borger Originally appeared in the Hingham Anchor (2/3/21) and Hingham Journal (3/9/21) We recently commended the Selectmen’s decision to seek approval and resources at Town Meeting for development of a Climate Action Plan (CAP) for Hingham. We provided a brief, generic definition of a CAP. But what might Hingham’s Read more

2021-04-23T20:03:11+00:00March 21st, 2021|Articles of Interest|0 Comments

The Antidote

by Christin Eigenmann Why bother? Switzerland is my home country; it is where I grew up and spent most of my life. And yes, Switzerland is beautiful, Switzerland is literally ‘perfect’. Everything works out perfectly, even the trains leave exactly the minute they were scheduled. Everything is perfectly organized, from the Read more

2021-03-22T21:52:08+00:00March 15th, 2021|Articles of Interest, Climate Stories|0 Comments

CALL TO ACTION – Tell the Advisory Committee that you support the Climate Action Plan warrant articles!

The Advisory Committee is a deliberative body chartered by the Town of Hingham General By-laws to consider all articles in any Town Meeting Warrant and to make recommendations on each article as it deems to be in the best interest of the Town. The CAP warrant articles will be discussed by Read more

2021-02-19T16:15:25+00:00February 19th, 2021|Action Items, Articles of Interest, Updates|0 Comments

Climate Action Banner at Old Ship Church

A big thank you to Old Ship Church who is kindly hosting our Climate Action sign! We are so appreciative of Old Ship Church's support for climate action in Hingham. By building our network of support, our community can make change. Rev. Ken Read-Brown will be publishing an article on Read more

2021-02-17T14:26:27+00:00February 17th, 2021|Articles of Interest, Updates|0 Comments
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