• Mayor Brainard and City Bicentennial_Green_Legacy_Community_Awardawarded Bicentennial Green Legacy Community Award. Read more.
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  • Eco-Movie: Merchants of Doubt at Keystone Arts
    Filmmaker Robert Kenner (Food, Inc.) takes audiences on a satirically comedic yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin. He lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities—yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to pharmaceuticals to climate change. Thanks to George Schenetzke for pointing it out!  Starts Friday, April 17. Read more.

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  • What are you doing for Earth Day, April 22?
    Check out fun, local activities for Earth Day. Read more.
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  • Green Your Cleaning
    Join us on Wed. May 13th at 6:30 pm at the Carmel library to learn about green cleaners. Read more.
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  • Purdue Climate Change Research Center
    The Purdue research center issued its 2014 PCCRC Annual Report which highlights their progress in advancing research to better understand and adapt to climate change, examples of innovative efforts to foster the next generation of scientists, and exciting programs to better connect society with the work of our faulty, students, and staff.  Read more about the center.

 

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  • Bike-sharing Program
    Carmel announced a new bike-sharing program designed to provide active transportation options for local residents, workers and visitors who seek a safe and convenient way to access the City’s vibrant developments and corporate corridors. Read more.
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  • Save Our Bees  Bee_Poll
    Do you support limiting the use of pesticides to save our honeybees and other pollinators, and to protect our food security?  Your input will be shared with legislators.  
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  • Button_MassTransit_do_you_supportMass Transit Poll: Do you support mass transit? Your input will be shared with Indiana state legislators.  
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  • .Polar Ice Melting Faster than Expected
    A new study published in 'Science' found the ice in Greenland is melting five times faster than in the early 90s, contributing to rising seas. Read more.
  • Citywide Trash & Recycling Program Trash_Recycling_Program_in_blue
    Holiday reminder: Trash pick-up will be delayed one day for Tuesday through Friday pick-ups due to the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Monday pick-ups you are not affected by this. Your pick-ups will be the same. See calendar Read more ...
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  • Lend-A-Bin - No matter how Lend-a-Bin5
    big or small, we're happy to provide you with recycling bins for your next event. Read more.

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  • Video by Karl and Vaughn Niemiec explains the impacts of having more than one trash hauler in your neighborhood. Read more.
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  • Indiana Living Green IndianaLivingGreen-CMYK
    highlights Carmel's broad community effort to go green. The article provides an overview of green initiatives at City Hall and throughout Carmel. Great job everyone! Read article.


  • Poison Ivy and Climate Change According to the Wall Street Journal, research indicates that poison ivy has gotten much nastier, faster growth, hardier plants due to rising ambient carbon dioxide levels. Leaf size and nasty oil content are way up thanks to a 33% increase in CO2 in only 50 years...
 
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