RadioActive 12/31/15

Producer/Host: Meredith DeFrancesco
Issue: Environmental and Social Justice

Program Topic: A new initiative to move Mount Desert Island towards energy independence by 2030.

Key Discussion Points:
1) Today we look at an unflinching local initiative to address climate change. A new organization, MDI Climate Solutions has set a goal to move Mount Desert Island towards fossil fuel free energy by 2030.
2) The “Climate to Thrive” initiative will be launched on January 24th at a public event from 3-6pm at the Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor. This will include looking at a vast expansion of solar power on the island.
3) We also look towards the Alliance for a Common Good’s 4th Annual Rally of Unity next week in Augusta.

Guests:
A) Gary Friedman, Bar Harbor town councilor; climate activist
aclimatetothrive.wordpress.com/
www.facebook.com/AClimatetoThrive/?fref=nf
www.revisionenergy.com/events/a-climate-to-thrive-launch-event/

B) Larry Dansinger, Alliance for a Common Good

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