Skiers and Riders in Vermont Support Carbon Pricing
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 […]
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 […]
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% […]
By Roger Lohr
Ski areas in the U.S. continue to implement innovative energy conservation measures and environmental practices to reduce energy consumption and the effects of climate change. Killington Resort in Vermont strives and continues to exceed customer expectations as a steward in the battle against climate change.
Recently, Killington announced its intention […]
Believe it or not, you can do it at low cost and with little work.
Platinum level LEED home in Newton, MA with Pearl’s Premium grass. Courtesy photo.
By George Harvey
You can have a great looking lawn that needs very little water, needs no chemicals, and can be mowed just once a month. […]
New Hampshire: Button Up New Hampshire, the popular home energy savings workshop series, is returning to a community near you. These free workshops will take place throughout NH starting in September. The workshops are being sponsored by NHSaves and coordinated by the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative (PAREI).
NHSaves is a collaboration […]
A 42.6kW solar PV array installed on the roof of Camp Huckins’ dining hall. The array consists of 142 solar panels, each rated at 300 watts. Photo courtesy of Camp Huckins.
By George Harvey
This summer, the YMCA’s Camp Huckins, a girls’ camp in Freedom, New Hampshire, had a 42.6-kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic […]
Thirteen states plus Puerto Rico (highlighted in navy blue) are members of the U.S. Climate Alliance. The states highlighted in aqua are other areas whose governing officials have expressed support for the Paris Agreement. Image: Wikipedia.
By Green Energy Times Staff
The United States Climate Alliance was announced immediately after President Trump […]
The largest wind turbine ever built of LEGOs, and the technicians who built it. Images courtesy of LEGO.
Green Energy Times staff article
On May 18 and 19, we learned that the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm, off the coast of England near Liverpool, had been completed and grid-tied. This is […]
By Marty Castriotta
Permaculture, at its core, is about the potential and techniques needed for humans to design their own environments with nature in mind. Using nature’s own principles, permaculture offers the possibility to create food (and other production) systems that become virtually self-maintaining over time. But don’t be fooled; these systems are not […]