Updates – Page 2

Solar Schools Initiative!

Find out how school systems can: install solar with no upfront costs; save money annually; reduce pollution every year; provide educational opportunities with state of the art energy technology. Student leaders led the way in Albemarle and Fairfax Counties to bring solar to the school system. Let’s do the same in Loudoun! Come, bring a (More...)

March on the Mansion with 350 Loudoun

Are you disappointed with Governor Terry McAuliffe’s support for fracked-gas pipelines through our mountains, oil drilling in our oceans, and coal ash dumping in our rivers? Are you ready to be part of a big and bold movement to demand a clean energy future in Virginia? Then, join the historic “March on the Mansion” Saturday, (More...)

Shore Stories Screening

Wondering what’s next for our campaign to stop Big Oil?  Join us at 3 pm on June 5th in Loudoun County for a screening of Shore Stories, a new collection of short films highlighting the ecological and economic importance of our coastal ecosystems and the communities that depend on them.  We’ll discuss what more we can do to protect (More...)

2016 Polar Bear Plunge

Team 350 Loudoun participated in the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) 11th Annual Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday, January 30th.  It was a icey morning with air temperatures in the 30s but that didn’t deter the plungers from demonstrating their determination to have their voices heard about the realities of climate change and the need (More...)

Climate Change Survey for Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Candidates

Sustainable Loudoun and 350 Loudoun view the upcoming November 3th election as an opportunity to elect candidates who will lead Loudoun on a path towards a resilient community and a robust/vibrant economy. A Climate Change Survey was sent to all candidates running for the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. (Survey questions are listed below list. (More...)

People’s Climate Movement: Act, Vote, Lead on Climate Change

WHEN: Wednesday, October 14; 4:30 – 6:00 PM WHERE: Loudoun County Government Office, 1 Harrison St., S.E., Leesburg, VA 20175 DESCRIPTION: To support the People’s Climate Movement national day of action, 350 Loudoun and Sustainable Loudoun will host a rally entitled “Act, Vote, Lead on Climate” on the lawn outside the government office building (ample parking in garage).  Join Loudoun activists’ rally (More...)

Second Annual Loudoun Solar & Green Home Tour

Join Us for the 2nd Annual Loudoun Solar & Green Home Tour Kickoff WHEN: Sept. 26 from 11 am – 1 pm. WHERE: Sunset Hills Vineyard LLC, 38295 Fremont Overlook Ln, Purcellville, VA 20132   DETAILS: Attend the Kick-off event to meet participating homeowners and make appointments to tour homes throughout Loudoun–and even western Fairfax! Listen to Mike Canney’s inspirational (More...)

Letter to the Editor: Loudoun Times Mirror

Senator Dick Black’s remarks at the recent American’s for Prosperity event are so inaccurate that it is hard to take him seriously, except that he represents Virginia’s 13th District in the Virginia General Assembly. For example, at the end of Trevor Baratko’s news article, Black is quoted as saying that “For nine straight years we (More...)

Lucketts Fair Summary

This year at the Lucketts Fair, 350 Loudoun engaged with more people than ever before! Roughly 70 copies of “Climate Change: Evidence and Causes”, overview by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the British Royal Society were distributed to interested and concerned citizens. We met very interesting people and several that had recently installed (More...)

Join us for the Leesburg 4th of July Parade

March with 350 Loudoun to show Climate Solutions! WHEN: Saturday, July 4; 10-11 AM WHERE: Parade route is from Ida Lee Recreation Center to Safeway on King Street. DETAILS: 350 Loudoun will demonstrate Climate Solutions by riding bicycles; driving EVs (including a Tesla!); depicting renewable sources of energy; modeling sustainable practices–such as using a clothesline; (More...)