TEEC - Temple Eco Energy Committee
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 If NOT NOW....WHEN?
 
100% renewable clean energy!
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"The Public Engagement at FERC Act"

A US Congressional bill initiated by NH's Senator Shaheen and Congresswoman Kuster  
to bring the voice of the public 
into the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
proceedings for fracked gas pipelines!

More at "News and Links"

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 "Let's Make the World a Better Place!"
A book created by the 2017 class of 4th graders at the Temple Elementary School.
Drawings and poems on protecting our environment!

(See the Kids Corner page)
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"WHEN RISING SEAS HIT HOME"
- a downloadable book
http://www.ucsusa.org/global-warming/global-warming-impacts/when-rising-seas-hit-home-chronic-inundation-from-sea-level-rise

 And "NH Faces Chronic Inundation"
 http://www.ucsusa.org/sites/default/files/attach/2017/07/when-rising-seas-hit-home-newhampshire-fact-sheet.pdf
From Union of Concerned Scientists
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The Paris Accord

The Single Most Significant Step 
by World Leaders to Tamp Down Escalating 
Climate Change 
has now been signed onto by many states and US cities, including Portsmouth, Nashua, Keene and Lebanon, NH, in spite of President Trump's withdrawal of the USA from the Alliance. 
We're encouraging our governor to sign on for NH!  
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            The Climate Could Hit a State Unseen in 
                               50 Million Years!

                            (See "News and links")
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 MAP SHOWING EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON HEALTH IN US

        https://www.yahoo.com/news/map-shows-climate-change-affect-                                                    154000068.html 
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                THE PRICE OF SOLAR ENERGY
  WILL LIKELY BE THE LOWEST-COST OPTION FOR      ELECTRICITY ACROSS THE GLOBE WITHIN THE                                 NEXT DECADE!


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 Job Growth and the US Economy Boosted by Green                   Energy Industries and Practices

  Jobs in Solar Industry Outnumber Jobs in Coal and                       Oil Industries Combined!

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    "Climate change poses an immediate threat to   national security, with increased risks from terrorism,         infectious disease, global poverty and food                                           shortages."

  Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stressed these warnings                                             in  2014. 

 Link to Miltary Powerpoint in "News and Links"                                  
TEEC's MISSION:
 
To reduce our town's           GHG emissions by implementing conservation measures and  encouraging "powering down" in all sectors of our community..
 
OUR GOALS:
 
1) To find ways to increase energy efficiency through conservation, retrofitting, and the use of alternative energy sources in order to decrease financial, health and     environmental costs to our   community;
 
2) To help our community become more conscious of the impact of human activity on the environment within our homes and our         community;  
 
3) To encourage ride sharing, car pooling, the use of public transportation and healthy choices such as bicycling and walking;
 
4) To increase awareness of the benefits to our community of re-using and recycling       choices;
 
5) To provide free                   weatherization upgrades  for homeowners in need.
 
6) To defend our community's open spaces and ecological health for the generations to come.
 
 
"The people cannot be safe without information.”
                     - Thomas Jefferson
 
 
 
 
 
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