KFTC Members "Connect The Dots" About Climate Change At Derby

Group Derby EventKFTC members held signs, displayed homemade art hats and had conversations about climate change during this year's Kentucky Derby on May 5th, 2012. They were acting in concert with organization 350.org during it's international "Connect the Dots: Showing the Human Face of Climate Change" event. The goal was to communicate the connection between the extreme weather the world is experiencing and climate change.

Appalachian Citizens Law Center celebrates 10 years

KFTC members joined in congratulating, thanking and celebrating with the Appalachian Citizens Law Center this past weekend as ACLC celebrated its 10th anniversary.

"ACLC is a great asset to the region, for all the people and organizations who struggle against the consequences and causes of irresponsible coal extraction and processing," said KFTC Chairperson Steve Boyce.

Northern Kentucky Earth Day Celebrations

The Northern Kentucky chapter of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth had a great Earth Day Weekend. The chapter took Earth Day as an opportunity to work with ally organizations, register voters, recruit new members, and give back to the community through a variety of events.

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KFTC Members Participate in Rural Electric Cooperative Public Forum

"This has been a great meeting and an opportunity for me to learn some things I didn't know," said KFTC member John Harrod to the group gathered in Morehead on the evening of April 9 for the Rural Electric Cooperative Public Forum. "I am encouraged and optimistic about our prospects for moving forward with energy saving ideas and more use of renewable energy sources."

The Public Forum was held as part of the Clean Energy Collaborative, in which KFTC participates along with other public interest groups, the local rural electric co-ops, and the East Kentucky Power Cooperative (EKPC). The mission of the Collaborative is to review and recommend energy efficiency and renewable energy actions to EKPC, and to promote collaboration among all the parties in implementation of these ideas.

Another Big Day in Georgetown - Voter Guides, Earth Day, Kites, Ben Sollee, Recycling and More

At noon, Scott County KFTC members came back to the Kite Fest with the first 150 copies of our Georgetown Voter Guide, with candidates responses on a number of issues. 


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