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Volinsky to Speak at Upper Valley Pipeline Coalition Zoom Celebration

Volinsky to Discuss Gubernatorial Race, Climate Change in the Granite State Claremont school funding lead lawyer, Executive Councilor, and candidate for governor Andru Volinsky (D) will speak on Wednesday, August 13th at an event held by the Upper Valley Pipeline Coalition via Zoom. This event is called “It’s A Gas Party!” and will celebrate […]

Baker-Polito Administration Launches First-in-the-Nation Clean Peak Energy Standard

Program Will Promote Use of Clean Energy When Costly Electricity Demand is Highest

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the launch of the first-in-the-nation Clean Peak Energy Standard (CPS), a financial incentive program that promotes the use of clean energy technologies to supply power when electricity demand is at its highest, also known as […]

Webinars this week (Aug 5 and 6): All about wetlands, and climate policy in the Legislature

Climate Policy with Legislative Leaders (Wednesday at noon) The Energy Action Network (EAN) is offering an exciting opportunity to engage with legislative leaders on climate this Wednesday, August 5 at noon.

Join Senate President Pro Tem Tim Ashe and House Speaker Mitzi Johnson for a discussion about which climate priorities they expect to make […]

2040 Film: Free Virtual Screening: Tuesday Aug 18th 6:30pm-8:30pm

Monadnock Food Co-op and Monadnock International Film Festival (MONIFF) will co-host a virtual screening of the documentary film 2040. This film explores what 2040 could look like if nations embraced solutions like regenerative agriculture, renewable energy, and climate justice. The film asks viewers to explore “What’s Your 2040?”

The film starts at 6:30 p.m. and […]

Dartmouth Upcoming Energy Events and Deadlines

Tuesday, July 28 | 12:15 p.m. Dartmouth Energy Collaborative Energy Seminar Kaitlyn Bunker, Rocky Mountain Institute “Clean Energy Transition: What We’ve Learned from Partnering with Caribbean Islands to Develop Inclusive Approaches that Accelerate Progress” Kaitlyn Bunker, head of the Islands Energy Program at the Rocky Mountain Institute, will discuss the approach developed by the […]

It’s All Hunky-Dory, but…

06 July 2020 James Hansen and Makiko Sato Well-meaning souls, rightfully concerned about the effect of “gloom-and-doom” talk on young people, say that everything is hunky-dory, climate change impacts are exaggerated (they often are) and climate change is not a serious threat (unfortunately, it is).

Let’s look at reality, real data for the real […]

Vermont Senate Passes Global Warming Solutions Act! What’s Next?

Vermont Senate Votes to Approve Critical Climate Bill *Update, 6/26: Final reading vote on 6/26 was 23-5 in favor of GWSA.

A coalition of business and environmental organizations released the following statement today after the Vermont Senate overwhelmingly voted to approve the Global Warming Solutions Act.

The groups commend President Pro Tem Tim Ashe, […]

Let’s Look at Solutions

Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations Are at an All-time High.

N.R.Mallery, publisher of Green Energy Times

Despite COVID19, atmospheric CO2 concentrations still reached a record peak in May (https://www.co2.earth), perhaps rising higher than scientists expected, it is clear that we still have a huge problem on our hands. As of the time […]

2020 Record Warm Year? Don’t Bet on It.

James Hansen

April, 2020. This year, 2020, should have record global warmth according to widespread media reports in April. The reports were based largely on a NOAA conclusion that such a record was likely with 75% confidence. April has since come in with record warmth for the month, although practically the same as April 2016. […]

Needless Death in the Service of Selfishness

“Not Another Black Life” rally in Toronto. Taken May 30, 2020. Image: Flickr/Jason Hargrove.

John Bos

Many Americans have been under strict stay-at-home orders, or at least advisories, going on three months. People are, unsurprisingly, frustrated and depressed but have complied with what they’ve been asked to endure, because they trust the state and […]