Climate Solutions

CLIMATE SOLUTIONS

This section offers more information on the specifics of how we can, as an island, reduce our carbon footprint and what you can do to help.

Climate Solutions Series

In the fall of 2019 and winter of 2020, a series of “Climate Solutions” talks were given by various islanders with expertise in topics related to the goal of 100% Renewable by 2040 and what we would need to do to achieve it.

Here are some of the talks as pdfs and links to the recordings of the talks on MVTV:
100% Renewable MV talk
Beyond Fossil Fuel Buildings
Powering all Transportation with Electricity


What You Can Do

These pdfs and links offer you further information on the ideas presented on the “What You Can Do” pages.


Climate Solutions videos

Be Emergency Wise
by Russ Hartenstine
Emergency Manager, West Tisbury

 

Adapt to the Impacts
by Elizabeth Durkee
Oak Bluffs Conservation Agent

 

100% Renewable MV
by Rob Hannemann
Chair of VSEC

 

Beyond Fossil Fuel Homes
by Marc Rosenbaum
Engineer, South Mountain Company

 

Powering All Transportation with Electricity
by Tom Soldini, Engineer; Erik Peckar
Vineyard Power; and Alan Strahler, science professor

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