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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

The Many Co-benefits of a Good Climate Solution

by John Gage, Citizens’ Climate Lobby New Hampshire state coordinator

The cheapest and quickest way to reduce climate pollution is to put a price on it and let efficient market forces unleash the investment, innovation, and transition to clean energy solutions required. We can protect household budgets during the process, and protect US […]

Climate Solutions Event

VECAN Conference Early Registration Extended!

Meeting the Moment: Collectively Confronting the Climate Crisis: The 12th Annual Vermont Community Energy and Climate Action Conference” is only TWO WEEKS away!

Due to technical challenges with the online registration system, we are extending the Early-Bird Registration rate of $45 for another week through November 29th. If you receive an error code while […]

Burlington Mayor Weinberger Proposes Carbon Fee to VT Legislature

Mayor Miro Weinberger speaks at the REV 2019 Conference. Photo: Barb and Greg Whitchurch.

Barbara Whitchurch

In a press conference held during the final day of the Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) (https://www.revermont.org/) conference in October, Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger announced that he will ask the Vermont Legislature to levy a carbon pollution fee on […]

Pipelines!

The DAPL (Dakota Access Pipeline) being installed between farms, as seen from 50th Avenue in New Salem, North Dakota. Image: Wikimedia/Tony Webster.

09 October 2019 / James Hansen

How much effort to spend fighting pipelines? What is the best use of our time and resources? On one hand, educating lawmakers and the […]

The Global Rebellion is Underway

Extinction Rebellion: London, October 10, 2019

Alan Betts

At the end of September, seven million people, mostly youth around the world, joined with Greta Thunberg in a global climate strike to protest the fact that our industrial societies intend to sacrifice our children to protect the present economic system, and especially the profits of […]

IPCC Reports on Oceans and Cryosphere

Watching the Permafrost Thaw; Man Heats Ocean First

A collapsed block of ice-rich permafrost along Drew Point, Alaska. See more at (on.doi.gov/arctic-coastal). Credit: U.S. Geological Survey.

J.D. Kaplan

In the last issue of G.E.T., I took it upon myself to profile the latest report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), […]

Where is the Fire Department?

It is often very difficult to make up one’s mind. The difficulty may be due to the complexities of the issues involved, or to the limited number of facts available for consideration, or certain fears that overshadow the horizon, or a general habit of indecision that has developed over the years… Of course, […]

Late News on Energy and Storage

George Harvey

Three noteworthy developments came into the news in the last few days of October, which taken together may show a picture of things to come. It is a future in which natural gas may become increasingly irrelevant.

To start with, the cost of offshore wind power has […]

10 Days til the VT Youth Climate Congress

In ten days, on Sunday, November 17, young people from across the state will assemble in the State House for the Vermont Youth Climate Congress.

Delegates representing dozens of schools will draft, debate, and ratify a unified message from young Vermonters declaring that policymakers must do more to protect their future.

Want to help? […]