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Upper Valley Electric Vehicle Expo Returns September 14

EVs on display at the 2018 Upper Valley EV Expo for National Drive Electric Week. Image: Dave Roberts of Efficiency Vermont.

Electric Vehicles (EV) have been growing by leaps and bounds. There are now eighteen plug-in hybrid and eighteen all-electric models available at dealerships in Vermont, and twelve of […]

Green Energy Times Is Ten Years Old!

When I founded Green Energy Times (G.E.T.) ten years ago, the expectation that it would be so well received and have as far and broad of an outreach area as it is today never entered my mind. I just knew from my own personal experience that solar works! I also understood that energy and building […]

A Letter to My Great-Grandchildren

By Greg Whitchurch

Hello from 2018. This is your great-grandad, Greg. I’m writing to you because I suspect that your parents and grandparents have shown you some of my old photos, and I just want to explain some things about those pictures of me and my cars, me barbecuing hamburgers, sitting around bonfires, our family […]

Derry, NH Town Councilor Inspired by G.E.T.

To the Editor:

Around two and half years ago, I randomly picked up an edition of Green Energy Times while waiting for my child to be seen by her pediatrician. We had just had our second child, my first term as a Town Councilor was coming to an end, I had just suffered an election […]

Recent Monthly Average Mauna Loa CO2

The graph shows recent monthly mean carbon dioxide measured at Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii.

The last four complete years of the Mauna Loa CO2 record plus the current year are shown. Data are reported as a dry air mole fraction defined as the number of molecules of carbon dioxide divided by the number of […]

Late Breaking News

By George Harvey

In the April edition of Green Energy Times, we had an article, “This Is Not a Tragedy – It’s the First Act of a Comedy.” Now, it looks like the second act has started. More than once in the same week, as I worked on finding news items, I broke […]

Windmills are Beautiful

Lindsay Miller at the Sheffield wind farm in Sheffield, VT. Courtesy photo.

By Lindsay Miller

From the Publisher: The G.E.T. team is happy to introduce Lindsay Miller as one of our newest advertising sales representatives. Lindsay comes to G.E.T. with a strong communications and sales background. Lindsay received her Bachelor’s degree in communications with […]

Late-breaking News

By George Harvey

Sorry, Climate Change Did Not Slow Down.

On February 4, an article, “Exposed: How world leaders were duped into investing billions over manipulated global warming data,” appeared in the Daily Mail, a British tabloid. (http://bit.ly/NOAA-busting) The title describes the contents of the article accurately, but, unfortunately, the article did not […]

Climate Resistance Leaders

By Darren Springer

The U.S. election of 2016 was consequential in many ways, including for our work fighting climate change. As I think about where we are in 2017, I have been thinking back to the start of my career in 2005.

That was a time when the EPA did not recognize the dangers of […]

Can the US cut its energy use in half by 2050?

Published on ACEEE (http://aceee.org)

Yes, but we will have to double down on our efforts.

Five years ago, ACEEE found that energy efficiency could reduce projected 2050 US energy use by 40–60%. As a result, ACEEE established a strategic goal to reduce projected 2050 energy use by 50%. We thought it was […]