Mar 28, 2019
Singer/Songwriter and climate/energy activist Lindsay Facknitz joins host Ellen Johnson-Fay to share how and why she added activism to the busy life of a mother of two young children. From January 2019 through August of 2020 Colorado Springs Utilities is developing a new Electric Integrated Resource Plan. Lindsay wants to mobilize citizens to let our utility know they want the coal-fired Martin Drake Power Plant closed as soon as possible, and to urge the municipal energy provider to adopt renewable power sources more quickly.
They also discuss city council candidates who can be counted on to embrace these changes.
Lindsay also shares a song she wrote about climate change.
UPAC (Utilities Policy Advisory Committee) - Info and Meeting Schedule
Energy Vision (Colorado Springs Utilities "Energy Vision" information, including April 18, 2019 Energy Vision)
Green Cities Coalition on Facebook
Pikes Peak Group of Sierra Club
Dave Grossman (utilities UPAC liaison)
This episode of Peak Environment is courtesy of the Green Cities Coalition, communicating the promise of embracing sustainable actions in our environment and with one another. We strive to collaborate in positive ways and create partnerships with other people and organizations inside and outside of the sustainability community.
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