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STATEMENT FOR EARTH DAY 2019 BY ATTORNEY GENERAL DONOVAN

MONTPELIER – Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan released the following statement for Earth Day 2019:

“Today is Earth Day and like many Vermonters I care passionately about our natural environment. I am also worried about the threats it faces. We see the effects of climate change here in Vermont with stronger storms, flooding, and increasing […]

TUNE IN FOR STREAMING OF SYMPOSIUM ON ENERGY

Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century ELECTRIFICATION and CLIMATE CHANGE Transportation, Energy Storage, Integrating Renewables into Grid Energy Innovations Around the World “The Links in E. Syracuse” Friday, April 12, 2019 To hear live: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/visual-technologies Registration is now closed as we have hit our limit! 400 seats filled.

If you don’t want […]

New York: Four Important Local Climate Events

1. Public Service Commission Hearing on new proposed gas pipeline: Wednesday, April 10 , 2-4 and 6-8 National Grid has just publicly proposed to build a new fracked gas pipeline, called the Pipeline E37 Reliability and Resiliency Project, traversing Bethlehem, East and North Greenbush. (This plan has been two years in the making.). They have […]

REGISTER NOW – NO TIME TO WASTE

Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century ELECTRIFICATION and CLIMATE CHANGE Transportation, Energy Storage, Integrating Renewables into Grid Energy Innovations Around the World Friday, April 12, 2019

Twelve days left! Register now for this award winning awesome Symposium and hear from the top experts the cutting edge information about plug in vehicles, […]

Kyle Whyte – April 3 at Dartmouth

Please join in on the George Link Jr. Environmental Awareness Lecture on April 3rd! This is the second lecture in the series focused on Indigenous Environmental Studies and Science.

Kyle Whyte, Timnick Chair in the Humanities and Professor in the departments of Philosophy and Community Sustainability at Michigan State University

Is Time Running Out to […]

LOCAL STUDENTS JOIN COUNTERPOINT TO PERFORM PREMIERE OF SIX DEGREES

Vermont’s professional a cappella group Counterpoint will perform in Manchester on April 25 with students from BBA and Maple Street school.

Students from Burr and Burton Academy and Maple Street School will join the professional a cappella group Counterpoint to perform the world premiere of Six Degrees on Thursday April 25, 6:00 pm, at […]

Register Now: Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century

Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century ELECTRIFICATION and CLIMATE CHANGE Transportation, Energy Storage, Integrating Renewables into Grid Energy Innovations Around the World April 12, 2019 ONLY THREE WEEKS LEFT TO REGISTER for this outstanding Symposium!! Speakers and Panel: JEFF LOGAN, Special Adviser to the IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy. NREL JOHN […]

The Clash between Oil and the Future

Pumping oil. Image: mexicinstitute.wordpress.com

Dr. Alan K. Betts

Global ocean temperatures set a new record in 2018, beating the previous record set in 2017. New studies show that both the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets are melting faster than ever, so that sea-level rise is accelerating. In the third week of January, the weakening […]

Our Planetary Garage

Smog surrounding Los Angeles. Image: Wikimedia Commons

John Bos

Here’s a question: how dangerous is it to operate a gasoline engine in a closed garage? The answer is very dangerous, life-threatening in fact. The carbon monoxide emitted by the engine – your lawn mower or snow blower – can reduce the amount […]

Vermont Ski Museum Hosts Climate Change Discussion

A section of the 35-tracker solar farm at Smugglers’ Notch Resort, with the ski trails on Madonna Mtn. in the background. Image: Smugglers’ Notch.

Roger Lohr

The Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum in Stowe, Vermont is hosting a Red Bench Discussion on April 11th at 6:00pm on the topic of “Actions to […]