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As nature-based solutions to address climate change gain more and more attention, Climate Advocates Bennington 350VT has set itself the goal of planting at least 1,000 trees in and around the southwestern Vermont town this year.
“The plan was inspired by a report last […]
Always the first Saturday in May, Green Up Vermont rallies thousands of volunteers across the state of Vermont to get outside and clean up roadsides and waterways. It is a statewide spring-cleaning of our beautiful environment. Green Up Vermont produces Green Up Day by providing 66,000 bright green trash bags that designate this civic day-of-service. […]
Happy Earth Day! Every day is Earth Day at Green Energy Times
“We have met the enemy and he is us.” From a Pogo cartoon that appeared on the first Earth Day.
The first Earth Day happened on April 22, 1970. It was originally viewed as […]
Shrinking window plastic to take out wrinkles in Thetford, VT. Photo courtesy of Bob Walker.
Green Energy Times staff
Volunteer groups in Vermont have begun to adopt a Community-Workshop approach to the problem of drafty windows and high heating bills. Custom-fitted inserts, that can be equally suitable for old casements or new […]
Tin Mountain Energy Team Wants to Help Warm Up Your Windows
A Window Quilt® installed above a set of double windows. Photo courtesy of Window Quilt®.
The Mount Washington Valley’s Tin Mountain Energy Team, originally formed to help local residents install solar hot water systems following the PAREI model (Plymouth Area Renewable […]
The holiday season is upon us. It is a wonderful time of sharing meals, giving gifts and decorating our homes. It is a time when we think less of ourselves and more of others. It is a generous and giving time of year.
With all this […]
Luci original lantern
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I first experienced some simple, little waterproof inflatable solar lights one summer at SolarFest. They were all over the place, and everyone was loving them, throwing them, twirling with them and they were all over the festival. They caught my attention, and I have enjoyed […]
A Game Changer for Energy in New Hampshire?
The City of Lebanon, NH incorporates Community Power plans to develop renewable energy projects within the city to supply electricity to the community as a whole in an effort to provide clean, affordable power to the community. Image: Wikipedia.
“Community Power” legislation […]
It Takes a Community of Exemplary People and Projects.
Double rainbow at sunset on the ramp at Lebanon Airport (LEB). Photo submitted by Charles Freeman. All images downloaded from the LebNH Photo Gallery: https://lebanonnh.gov/710/LebNH-Photo-Gallery
Shaun Mulholland, the City Manager of Lebanon, New Hampshire, has a lot to […]
A London-based start-up wants to replace plastic water and soda bottles with these edible (and biodegradable) “Ooho” pods made from seaweed. Credit: Skipping Rocks Lab.
EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine
As more people become aware of the extent of plastic waste clogging […]