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Urgent!! – Climate Strike Cancelled for Today!! Friday, October 16 – Rescheduled for Next Friday

Climate Strike Cancelled Today Friday October 16 Burlington Because of heavy rains predicted for the Burlington area this afternoon, the Climate Strike march, rally and teach-ins have been cancelled. The Climate Strike rally, march and teach-ins have been rescheduled for next Friday, October 23. Same time. Same place. Same everything.


United We Move: CCL’s Plan for Action 2021

Register for December virtual conference: United We Move

One month after the 2020 election, join thousands of your fellow CCL advocates for a virtual conference on Dec. 5, when we’ll lay the groundwork for taking action on climate solutions in 2021.

Registration is now open for United We Move, a free event featuring […]

United We Move: CCL’s Plan for Climate Action 2021

McClure Foundation and Vermont Department of Labor Identify Vermont’s High-Pay, High-Demand Jobs

With the coronavirus continuing to drive uncertainty for Vermont workers, the McClure Foundation and the Vermont Department of Labor are releasing today their updated list of Vermont’s most promising jobs for the next 10 years. The free, easy-to-use print and online resource lists 60 plus occupations expected to pay at least $22/hour and have […]

USDA Seeks Applications for Technical Assistance and Training for Innovative Regional Wastewater Treatment Solutions Pilot Grant Program

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today announced that USDA is seeking applications for grants under a pilot program to help develop innovative treatment solutions of regional wastewater systems in rural America. The funding will help historically impoverished communities (defined as any county that has […]

Today: Discussion About Climate On The East Coast by POW

from Angel Collinson, Protect Our Winters

I was fortunate enough to explore the rugged coastal region of Maine via sailboat this summer, and the stunning beauty of this state had me constantly wide-smiled and breath-taken. I want to do what I can to learn more about and protect similar playgrounds throughout the East Coast so […]

Tips to Keep Food Scraps Out of Your Trash

Food scrap drop-off site at the Vermont Compost Company in Montpelier, VT. Photo: Cassandra Hemenway.

Cassandra Hemenway

The fastest route to stinky trash is through food scraps, but there are ways to avoid it. If you are already keeping food scraps out of the trash, you are part of a growing movement. Currently, four […]

INRS Leading “NH Rural Renewables” Modern Wood Heat Assistance for Small Businesses

NH Rural Renewables is a team of energy professionals who provide no-cost, vendor-neutral technical assistance to rural NH small businesses for solar PV, energy efficiency and modern wood heat. NHRR is a program of Lakes Region Community College.

INRS is serving as technical assistance expert for small businesses and agricultural enterprises that want to consider […]

Fossil Fuels Are Failing, FERC Data Shows

George Harvey

Every week or so, I go to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) website to see if anything new is going on. A problem with this is that to make sense of anything, you have to be able to crunch numbers in your head and compare them with the numbers you saw on […]

Caledonia Spirits’ New Distillery

Caledonia Spirits’ new facility has an 84-kilowatt (DC) solar array. Image: SunCommon

George Harvey

Caledonia Spirits (CS) is not just extraordinary. It is not merely unique. It is unique in a number of ways. Its main products are Barr Hill Gin, Tom Cat Gin, and Barr Hill Vodka. Of late, it has […]