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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

A Defense Against Extreme Weather Is Underfoot

A soil scientist and a farmer inspect a Daikon radish cover crop grown as part of a federally funded sustainable agriculture research project. This plant’s roots penetrate soil deeply, reducing compaction and increasing water infiltration. (SARE.org)

By Andrea Basche

If you have read The Grapes of Wrath, you’ll remember the catastrophic dust storms that […]

The Farm at Eastman’s Corner

A Shining Example of Thinking Globally and Acting Locally: How One New Hampshire Farm Is Using Good Food and Good Practices to Do Good for the Community

An aerial view of The Farm at Eastman’s Corner and all of its solar arrays. Image © Farm at Eastman’s Corner

By Chris Gillespie

If […]

Mettowee Valley Farm, Vermont

Mettowee Valley Farm, Vermont, by Peter Huntoon

Painting by Vermont Artist Peter Huntoon. “I don’t know how many times I’ve driven by this beautiful farm on Rt 30 just north of Dorset and said I’ve GOT to paint that someday. Well, someday finally came.” – Peter Huntoon. See more of his work at: www.peterhuntoon.com.

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There’s CARBON in that Soil!

The Solution Beneath Our Feet

Image: en.wikipedia.org

By Jessie Haas

Suppose someone told you there was a natural way to pull CO2 out of the atmosphere and store it underground—a process that could simultaneously protect waterways from pollution, control flooding, mitigate drought, and produce more, and more healthful food. A process that works […]

Sustainable Woodstock Vermont

Image courtesy of Billings Farm and Museum

By George Harvey

Late last spring, we got word that Phil Swanson, the Municipal Manager of Woodstock, Vermont, had signed a pledge making the town part of the Mayors for 100% Clean Energy movement. Our investigations into what was behind this turned out to be […]

Ten More Cities Across America Commit To Going 100% Renewable

“Ready For100″’ Program Case Study Highlights Ten Cities That Have Joined Nationwide Movement

Plus: Check Which Local Communities Are Seriously Considering Doing the Same

Residents of South Lake Tahoe are switching to renewables to preserve their scenic home and their tourism-based economy. Photo courtesy of Mark James Miller via Wikimedia […]

Tesla Superchargers Available in New York’s Hudson Valley

John Cole, owner of Cole’s Collision Center speaks to the attendees at the ribbon cutting ceremony in celebrations of the installation of 20 TESLA Supercharger stations at the Crossgates Mall in Guilderland, NY.

By Joanne Coons

Five is nice but twenty is glorious!!!! That is the number of TESLA Supercharger stations that […]

Drive on Sunshine, Save Big Bucks

Want to Save $23,000 on Your Next Vehicle? Switch to Solar + Electric Car

From Revision Energy: revisionenergy.com

Switching to electric transport leads to the next logical thing: powering those miles on sunshine. Here, SolarChampion Mark Boren recharges his Nissan LEAF off the solar panels of his Dover, NH home.

Why Electric […]

Tesla – in South Australia

Elon Musk at the South Australian battery event.Image taken from a Tesla video.

Green Energy Times

On September 28, 2016, the state of South Australia experienced a violent storm that tore down important transmission lines. A series of faults over the course of less than three minutes blacked out the entire state […]

GM’s 100% Wind Powered Manufacturing Plants

Building GM’s 100% Electric Cars

Photo courtesy of Starwood Energy Group.

By George Harvey

Two recent announcements from General Motors (GM) have created quite a lot of talk. Both shed light on renewable power, but they were very different in their natures. One was about manufacturing, and the other about products.