people's visioning

Politics
8:41 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Columbia City Council authorizes the building of a natural gas fueling station

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The Columbia City Council authorized a license agreement with a California-based fuel company to build and operate a compressed natural gas fueling station on City-owned property Tuesday night.

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Agriculture
8:32 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Mid-Mo organizers call for organic agriculture to promote health, environment

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A group of Columbia activists are promoting organic agricultural practices as a way to improve community health and the environment. The Columbia Climate Change Coalition met Thursday, June 20, to discuss ways to better the environment through organic agriculture.

The Columbia Climate Change Coalition is part of Peoples’ Visioning, which is a group that discusses climate, finance, energy, public health, education and transportation.

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Science, Health and Technology
9:00 am
Tue December 11, 2012

Columbia advocacy group calls for increase in renewable energy

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An activist group in Columbia is looking to increase the renewable energy standards for the city.

People’s Visioning meets monthly to generate ideas to improve energy use, transportation, education and development. The Columbia Climate Change Coalition sponsors the group and now, it wants to raise Columbia’s target percentage for renewable energy.

Right now, 8 percent of the city’s energy is renewable energy. The city wants to increase the amount of renewable energy used to 15 percent by 2022.

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