Also on the tour, Boone Electric’s Chris Rohlfing will share a short presentation on the background and history of the Community Solar Farm and how it fits into the cooperative’s power needs. FREE and open to the public.
October 1-5 — An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power at Ragtag Cinema A sequel to The Inconvenient Truth, the follow-up documentary addresses the progress made to tackle the problem of climate change and Al Gore’s global efforts to persuade governmental leaders to invest in renewable energy, culminating in the landmark signing of 2016’s Paris Climate Agreement.
Join Renew Missouri following the Tuesday, October 3 at 7:40 screening for a post-film discussion sponsored by the Columbia Office of Cultural Affairs led by James Owen, Executive Director of Renew Missouri.
210 Strickland Hall on the MU Campus – Hosted by Protectors of Water and Land
Coherency in an Incoherent World . A Lecture by Andrew Thunderdog
Traditional Medicine and Indigenous practices involving plant based medicines and cultural understandings of our relationship to the Earth. All life on this planet have similar needs , not just human beings. With these primary needs comes the guardianship and sustainability of the Land, sacred sites and unspoiled natural habitats. Indigenous life ways and the ceremonial practices are all based upon these. The value of a coherent way of living is that the inner world of human awareness and the outer world of human engagement with the physical world are congruent.
American Solar Energy Society (ASES) Solar Conference October 9-12 – Denver Colorado
The 2017 Sustainable Living Fair is this Sunday October 15th from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM! This is a FREE event open to the public, at Columbia City Hall in downtown Columbia, on Sunday, October 15th. We’ll be learning about and celebrating the latest cutting edge techniques as well as all the tried and true traditional sustainable living lifestyle options. We hope you’ll be able to join us for this fabulous free event!
Visit Show Me Solar at their booth at the Sustainable Living Fair to learn about the launch of the Community Solar Farm challenge to all participating solar installers at the SLF.
October 16, 6:30pm — From the Ashes free screening at Missouri River Regional Library, 214 Adams St., Jefferson City From the Ashes puts a human face on the complicated issues tied to coal production, the livelihoods of coal miners, and the risks to our health and the environment. It addresses the intense emotions on all sides of the political spectrum related to coal-based energy. The screening is co-sponsored by Citizens’ Climate Lobby of Jefferson City, Jefferson City Area Indivisible, Osage Group of the Missouri Sierra Club, River Bluffs Audubon Society and Missouri River Regional Library. Members of the co-sponsoring groups will lead an informal discussion following the screening. Not required, but you can let us know you are coming on our Facebook event page.
Empowering You – October Newsletter
Check out Empowering You- newsletter from Empower Missouri by Ashley Quinn
In the Columbia Missourian on Sept. 27. In it he writes about working as a public affairs intern for the Missouri Farm Bureau. He wrote, “I found people whose values aligned remarkably well with my own. There was, however, one mismatch that I couldn’t wrap my mind around: climate change. ...”