The Transformation of the Energy Sector – Why Hingham Needs a Climate Action Plan

Photo by NASA on Unsplash March 14, 2021, Submitted by John Borger of Hingham Net Zero You probably have a smart phone. Take it out. It has many times more computing power and storage space than the personal computer you may have had only 15 years ago, not to mention a fantastic camera, robust Wi-Fi …

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Proposed Hingham landfill solar array gets nod of approval from Planning Board

March 2, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant plans to install a 396,000-watt solar array consisting of 1,188 solar panels on two acres of land atop the Hobart Street capped landfill following Planning Board approval Monday night. The light plant has licensed Omni Navitas Holdings LLC to be the owner and operator. …

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What Exactly Is a Climate Action Plan? A Look at Concord’s Plan

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash February 3, 2021, Submitted by John Borger of Hingham Net Zero We recently commended the Selectmen’s decision to seek approval and resources at Town Meeting for development of a Climate Action Plan (CAP) for Hingham. We provided a brief, generic definition of a CAP. But what might Hingham’s plan …

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Small Change, Big Impact

Thursday, January 21, 2021 – Submitted by the Cleaner Greener Hingham Committee What would it take to make one small change in your habits this year? Did you know that if we all make one small change, it will add up to huge savings for the town? In 2021, Hingham will be paying approximately 25% …

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Meet Hingham Net Zero – Your Local Climate Action Group

October 2, 2020 – Submitted by Anne Morin, Member Hingham Net Zero Climate change is arguably the biggest challenge of our generation and it demands ambitious action on all fronts. While it is critical that large corporations and global governments need to take meaningful steps to reduce emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases,  the reality is …

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