Sidelands Sugarbush solar array. Photo courtesy of Southern Vermont Solar.
Dan Crocker is the owner of Sidelands Sugarbush, a maple sugar business in Putney, Vermont. Recently, the business had a fairly sizable solar array installed by Southern Vermont Solar (SVS). The story behind this goes a fair distance […]
This year’s Super Bowl will be held at Hard Rock Stadium, Miami, Florida. But due to rising sea levels over the next 50 to 75 years, that stadium might eventually only be available for water sports (bit.do/stadiums-sea-level).
Ironically, part of the reason for this is due to the nature of […]
Our tax code provides many potential tax benefits for investments in renewable energy systems, whether you are investing for the first time or expanding an existing system. If you can overcome the many hurdles imposed by our tax laws and utilize the tax benefits, the rates of […]
Gift ideas: ecofreenlove.com.
One of the ways to trim your carbon footprint is to buy less—but is that any fun during the holidays? This isn’t Lent! Can’t we say ‘I love you to the moon and back’ while still loving the planet?
Well, sure, and here are a […]
Business and pollution as usual have unleashed a rapidly worsening global ecological crisis. We must choose quickly between accepting the dire consequences of global climate disruption, or the embrace of a global ecological reformation.
At bottom, an ecological reformation is expressed by two themes that will define the ecological turn […]
Donna Carpenter (L), co-CEO of Burton, joined in the climate strike in the UK. Photo courtesy of Burton.
It might be fair to say that Burton Snowboards (Burton) is the leader in its field, worldwide. Jake Burton Carpenter, one of the first developers of the snowboard itself, founded the company […]
Meet the Companies That Are Upcycling Ocean to Turn the Tides on Shoe Manufacturing
Adidas Parley mid-sole is 3D printed from recycled ocean waste. Image: www.arch2o.com.
By Chris Gillespie
When it comes to carbon emissions, the textile industry is the world’s second biggest polluter behind the oil and gas industry. A significant portion […]
Sign and solar panels. Note the tiny solar panel used for signage lights. All images courtesy Lars Hubbard.
In 2010, two Vermont home-brewing enthusiasts, Lars Hubbard and Chuck Burkins, took a weekend distilling course in New York State, which turned into a new, sustainable business. Appalachian Gap Distillery […]
Climate-related disasters such as flooding possibilities require adaptation to face our future. Image: agriculturewire.com
“A dry year you worry, a wet year you starve,” goes the cheery old Vermont saying, and it’s worse lately. These are stressful times for farmers, with the anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene a reminder that […]
ORPC, based in Portland, Maine, develops generating technology based on moving water. This RivGen power system now provides power to a village in Alaska. Credit Ocean Renewable Power Company.
Here at Green Energy Times, we see an impressive amount of real news. It leads us inescapably to an […]