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UVM Medical Center’s New Solar Array

George Harvey

UVM Medical Center on Holly Court in Williston, Vermont, has a new solar array on the facility’s roof. It has an impressive peak capacity of 198 kilowatts. An aerial photograph taken from directly above it shows clearly the striking fact that very nearly all of the roof was used […]

Sustainability at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Photo: Ken Gallager, Wikimedia Commons.

George Harvey

The sustainability program at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH goes back to 1996, when the staff started taking a hard look at waste management. Waste is a particularly difficult problem for medical […]

Can the Healthcare Sector Match Big Tech in Going 100 Percent Renewable?

Danny Kennedy

It seems as though every month for years, some company in the digital set has committed to, or better yet, achieved 100% renewable power supply. Facebook, Apple, Google and Amazon all have pledged to go 100% ー and some have made it, at least with their energy-intensive data centers. Even data center company, […]

Where’s Winter?

By Erin Rounds, Billyfish Books, 34 pages, $7.99 (Kindle edition), $9.99 (paperback) or $15.99 (hardbound)

Book review by N.R. Mallery

Where’s Winter? is a little book that packs a big message. Every parent, grandparent, and child should know about Erin Rounds’ inspiring new book.

Where’s Winter? […]

Museums in our Region Support Solar and Sustainability

The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is thrilled to be partnering with ReVision Energy and the town of Dover to house part of a 318-panel rooftop solar array at the museum and pool, which share a common electricity meter. Image: © taraphotography.com.

Jessie Haas

The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire in Dover, along with […]

Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences Goes Solar

Executive Director of VINS, Charlie Rattigan and the 86-kW DC roof-top solar system that is expected to produce 111,000kWh of electricity per year. Image: Norwich Solar Technologies.

Steve Snyder

Ever since his arrival at The Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) four years ago, Executive Director, Charlie Rattigan, and the Board of Directors have […]

How and When to Talk to a Child about Climate Change

The Climate Reality Project

Even as an adult, climate change is a lot to wrap your head around. And talking about the issue with kids? That can feel impossible.

But kids today will face the challenges of a warming world head-on. They have a right to understand the realities of the climate crisis and what […]

The Aftermath of COP24

Demonstration in Luxembourg. Photo: GilPe. Photos from Wikimedia Commons

George Harvey

The Conference of the Parties to the United Nations (U.N.) Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) was brought to a close a day late, with what many people would call a watered-down agreement. The news about it has continued, however.

The Context of COP24

António Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations. Photo: Kuhlmann / MSC. Photos from Wikimedia Commons.

George Harvey

Climate change denial is well-funded and pervasive. The Wikipedia article “Climate change denial” says, “Climate change denial has been associated with the fossil fuels lobby, the Koch brothers, industry advocates and conservative think tanks, […]

COP24 – The Conference

Demonstration in Paris. Photo: VVVCFFrance. Wikimedia Commons

George Harvey

The Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) was scheduled for December 2, 2018 to December 14, 2018. The purpose of the conference was to create a set of rules for determining that countries were adhering […]