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It Takes a Village to Be Resilient

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 19, 2013 01:00 AM
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by Alex Wilson last modified Aug 14, 2013

Author name:  Alex Wilson Blog Category:  Energy Solutions Surveying residents to assess resilience in the town of Dummerston, Vermont The solar-electric system on our restored barn will contribute to community resilience in our part of Dummerston, Vermont. Photo Credit: Alex Wilson The Dummerston Energy Committee, on which I serve in my home town, is conducting an energy survey. Partly, we are conducting this survey to understand how our town uses energy—both in our homes and in getting around in our vehicles. We have a goal in Dummerston, articulated in our Town Plan, to reduce nonrenewable energy consumption 40% by 2030, and we’re trying to establish a baseline from which to measure our success in achieving that long-term target. But we’re also conducting this survey for another reason that may be more important: to gauge how resilient our town is. read more






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