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Why the U.S. Is Becoming Ground Zero For the Dirtiest Energy

Reposted from Global Possibilities:

Editor’s Note: Tara Lohan is traveling across North America documenting communities impacted by energy development for a new AlterNet project, Hitting Home. Follow her trip on Facebook or on Twitter.

A few years ago most Americans had never heard of tar sands. Now, thanks to mounting opposition to the Keystone […]

New Administrator(s) Needed for Transition Vermont Website

Greetings folks, just wanted to reach out to the Transition Vermont community to let folks know that I would like to step down from my post as Transition Vermont administrator by the end of February. To that end, I want to hand the reigns to someone else, ideally someone who’s an active member of one […]

TIPPING POINT (A First Monday Movie Series Event)

“In an oil-scarce world, we know there are sacrifices to be made in the pursuit of energy. What no one expected was that a tiny Native community living down the river from Canada’s tar sands would reach out to the world for help, and be heard … The outcome proves the title – it’s […]

Presidential Debate on October 3rd should address climate change & a renewable energy plan

Presidential Debate on October 3rd should address climate change & a renewable energy plan of descent away from our dependence on depleting fossil fuels. […]

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Waking Up from Wishful Thinking

David Blittersdorf

I recently took a train eastward from Portland, Oregon to the Midwest. Traveling through the boom town of Williston, North Dakota, I saw the prairie aflame with natural-gas burn off flares from the hundreds of oil wells being drilled and fracked in the Bakken shale deposits there. The […]

LIVE Blog! from NESEA BE 12 – WTC – Boston, MA

Live! from Boston, MA – NESEA BE12! Here are some of the key notes and pic. Stay tuned as the Conference progresses! more to come… […]

Get a Free Thursday Trade Show Pass! Building Energy 12 Conference + Trade Show

BuildingEnergy is the most cross-disciplinary renewable energy and high performance building conference in the region. Organized by the NESEA, it brings together architects, engineers, builders, policymakers, developers and building managers for 3 days of networking, accredited educational sessions and a high-level trade show. Attracting participants from across the US and Europe, it will take place next year 3/6-8/12, at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA. […]

Have Your A-Ha! Moment at Building Energy 12 Conference + Trade Show

BuildingEnergy is the most established and most cross-disciplinary renewable energy and high performance building conference in the region. Organized by the NESEA, it brings together architects, engineers, builders, policymakers… 3 days of networking, accredited educational sessions and a high-level trade show. Attracting participants from across the US and Europe… […]

The ‘State of the Union Address’ is on my Mind…

one VERY important thing you sure got wrong in your speech, which is regarding CLEAN ENERGY! Clean energy does NOT include offshore drilling, gas fracking or coal. I have to consequently question your sincerity about Clean Renewable Energy, which should be one of your top concerns […]

We have until 2017 to get our carbon emissions down!

We have until 2017 to get our carbon emissions down! […]