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How Your Community Can Avenge the Effects of Climate Change: Harness Solar Energy
28 April 2015 |
On May 1 Marvel Studios is releasing this year’s most anticipated blockbuster film, Avengers: Age of Ultron. This movie is an adaptation of a popular comic book about a group of diverse heroes who come together to avenge the devastating effects of attacks on earth by villains. The same can be said about local governments that come together to “avenge” the effects of climate change by implementing solar energy initiatives!
Solar energy is not a new phenomenon. Methods used to harness the sun’s power have been around for centuries. Check out this fun infographic timeline from the U.S. Department of Energy.
The Center for Sustainable Communities is working with local governments across the country to develop and implement solar energy initiatives. The Knowledge Network is also promoting solar energy, sustainability, and resilience by providing many resources on these topics. Here are five on how your community can avenge the effects of climate change:
How does your community implement and promote solar energy? Share your stories below.
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