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Skiers and Riders in Vermont Support Carbon Pricing

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By N. R Mallery

Join the many Snowriders throughout the country in voicing your support for carbon pricing in Vermont!

Snowriders International is an organization of skiers, snowboarders and mountain recreation enthusiasts dedicated to the promotion of winter sports and the protection of the environment […]

Sustainability is Rising at Local Ski Slopes

Eastern Ski Resorts Invested in Sustainable Energy

Bolton Mountain Ski Resort. Courtesy photo

By Roger Lohr

The recreation of skiing, while a healthy and enjoyable activity, is often attacked on the grounds of ski areas being energy hogs, but they have been doing plenty that make them leaders among businesses for sustainable and renewable […]

5 Ways to Cut Down on Post-Holiday Food Scraps

Here’s how to do your part to keep food from going to landfills

Bio waste. When food waste go to landfills, it releases methane, contributing to global warming. Photo by Maerzkind/istock, from Sierra

In the United States alone, approximately 133 billion pounds of food is wasted each year. According to the EPA, that’s 31% […]

How to Fly

Paintings by Gabriel Tempesta

By David Fried

The apple was waiting to take its first steps away from its tree. It had made it through the winds of winter and the hot evenings of summer when it rarely rained or cooled off. She heard the pears in a tree nearby saying, “Wait, […]

Ingredient of the Month – Intent

Kung Fu fighters: Pixabay

By Larry Plesent

My buddy Ivan claims that electron beams come out of our eyes when we look at something.

“How else would you explain why people almost always know when someone is watching them?” he would demand.

Anyone who has had the experience of turning suddenly to find someone […]

Hawaii Maui College on Track to be 1st Net-zero College

Over 750kW of PV carports installed at UH Maui College by HNU Energy was the first major step toward UH Maui College’s vision to become the nation’s first net-zero college campus. Courtesy HNU Energy.

By George Harvey

In June of 2015, Governor David Ige of Hawaii signed a set of laws relating […]

A Clean Energy Transition

Solar Advances Sustainability at Dartmouth College

An aerial view of the new solar panels on the roof of Berry Sports Center at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. Photo by Robert Gill.

by Charlotte Albright | Dartmouth News

Dartmouth is embarking on a path toward a low-carbon future with strategic investments in sustainable energy, waste […]

The Largest School Solar Array in Vermont

A flyover view of the St. Albans Town Educational Center’s array. Courtesy of SunCommon.

By Green Energy Times staff

The St. Albans Town Educational Center (SATEC) has an impressive new solar array on the roof. In fact, it can claim to be the largest solar array for any school in the state […]

A New Metric for Tracking Energy Codes Driving Toward Zero

A New Metric for Tracking Energy Codes Driving Toward Zero

By Kevin Carbonnier

ACEEE’s 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard was released in late September with Massachusetts leading based on six categories including utility programs, transportation, building energy codes, combined heat and power, state initiative and appliance standards, according to ACEEE. Looking ahead, there are changes […]

New Record Levels of Carbon Dioxide

CO2 levels increased during the El Niño period (2015-2016) due the droughts causing less vegetation available to take CO2 out of the atmosphere. Photo: Pixabay.

By George Harvey

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere set a historic record in 2016. The same […]