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Video: James Hansen and Daniel Galpern: Making the Carbon Majors Pay for Climate Action

Direct from Bonn, Germany at COP-23, November 12, 2017 Dr. James Hansen and his legal advisor, Daniel Galpern, Esq., discuss making the fossil fuel companies, the ‘Carbon Majors’, pay for the damage they have done to society, not only in terms of climate change and all of its impacts, but also health impacts. This Climate […]

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Video: Young People’s Burden: Averting Climate Disaster – COP-23

Click here to view a video of Jim Hansen and his granddaughter, Sophie at COP-23: Young People’s Burden.

Dr. James Hansen and his granddaughter, Sophie Kivlehan, confront the leaders of the world with the truth of the burden they have placed upon young people. You will find this Climate Matters show, videotaped at COP-23 […]

Video: Climate Change Progress Post-Paris: Is the U.S. Still In?

Click here to listen to the environmental awareness lecture by Ken Kimmell, President of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) that was held at Dartmouth College on Monday, October 30th, 2017. Ken Kimmell is president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, a leading science-based nonprofit that combines the knowledge and influence of the scientific community […]

Record surge in atmospheric CO2 seen in 2016

From G.E.T. Publisher: What do you think this means for our future? Do you think this affects or applies to you? How so? What do you plan to do about it, if anything? Do you plan to just keep on doing business as usual? Do you know of things that you could do to help […]

Joseph’s First Two Days in Puerto Rico

Near San Juan, it was still just wreckage on October 30, 2017, 40 days after landfall. Photo courtesy of Joseph Mangum.

By George Harvey

Readers may recognize the name of Joseph Mangum, of Sunnyside Solar in West Brattleboro, Vermont. An earlier article about his work to set up solar systems in Puerto Rico was […]

Monday! “Climate Change Progress Post-Paris: Is the U.S. Still In?”

The George Link Jr. Environmental Awareness Lecture “Climate Change Progress Post-Paris: Is the U.S. Still In?” Kenneth Kimmell, President of the Union of Concerned Scientists Monday, October 30, 2017, 7:00 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall at Dartmouth College Ken Kimmell is president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, a leading science-based nonprofit that combines the […]

Warm Oceans Bring Massive Floods and Storms

The eye of Hurricane Irma as it grazes the northern shore of St. Thomas on September 6, 2017 as a strong category 5 storm. Red lines are warning boxes. Puerto Rico is to the left and St. Croix to the south. Credit: National Weather Service Puerto Rico/Virgin Islands Radar.

By Dr. Alan K. […]

Vermont Climate Change Research: Transportation, Trout, and Regionalism in Sustainability

By Kirsti Blow, Center for Research on Vermont

As Vermonters begin to welcome fall, the state’s environment goes through its many visible changes – and as the legislative session looms, policy concerns are coloring the public discourse.

The prevalence of “fuel poverty” is a hotbed issue likely to be contested, especially following Efficiency Vermont’s recent […]

New Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Plan

States in the RGGI

By George Harvey

The Regional Green Gas Initiative (RGGI) is a market-based program to reduce greenhouse gases in nine states in the Northeast. The states involved are all those in New England, plus New York, Delaware, and Maryland.

The way the RGGI has functioned is to issue […]