"More Renewable Energy for ALL"
People want green electricity, and there is a simple way for everyone to get it. We CAN get more green energy for all—at little or no cost.
In Massachusetts, the city can choose a renewable supplier for all residential and business customers. Everyone in Boston can get renewable energy, without price spikes, even if they can't put a solar panel on their roof. We can cut Boston's greenhouse gas emissions-fast! This is called "Community Choice Aggregation (CCA)." Brookline, Melrose, and Dedham have all done it!
Let's join together to convince the city to vote "yes" for climate justice and renewable energy!
Come hear all about it on December 8th!
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Houses of worship leave a notable environmental imprint.
Membership in MIP&L offers a concrete way to put faith into action. Together, we will work toward environmental justice and care of creation. We will be a powerful religious response to global warming and environmental degradation!
If we don't, who will?
All Steamed Up?
Boston Synagogue was all steamed up, not just about climate change but especially about its cost (in $s and environmental impact) for using steam to heat its building. Boston Synagogue (also known as Charles River Park Synagogue) is a small, lay-led synagogue located in the heart of the Old West End near Massachusetts General Hospital. The building was constructed in 1971. It is a single-story structure, with a dramatic pitched "skylight" roof over the Sanctuary.
The result? During 2009 Boston Synagogue reduced their carbon dioxide emissions by 70%, from over 200,000 lbs to just over 80,000 lbs. Their annual energy costs decreased by 57% during this period, to about $6,800 as compared to about $15,750. Also, their annual repair and maintenance bills dropped significantly. As a result,the estimated payback time on their capital investment is approximately 5 years.
Read the full and very detailed case study by clicking here (PDF).
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Massachusetts Interfaith Power & Light is a non-profit organization that provides a faith based response to climate change by promoting energy efficiency, environmental justice, green job training, and policies that will lead to a sustainable future.