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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

First Wednesdays Program at Rutland Free LIbrary: Mar. 6 at 7:00 p.m.

Middlebury Professor Explores Women’s Resistance in Literature

Rutland ~ Middlebury College assistant professor Catharine Wright will explore the depiction in literature of women’s resistance to power in a talk at Rutland Free Library on March 6 at 7:00 pm. Her talk, “Outlaw Women,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture […]

Better Building By Design: Feb 6 & 7, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Hotel South Burlington, Vermont 1,000 Attendees. 40 Workshops. 60+ Exhibitors.

Better Buildings by Design is the region’s premier design and construction conference, which features interactive learning about building durability, efficiency, and value for both residential and commercial projects. This annual not-for-profit conference sponsored by Efficiency Vermont brings together top talent in […]

“IN SEARCH OF BALANCE” at February 4th Movie Night in Bradford, VT


An exploration into how increased urbanization and an obsession with technology have resulted in a disconnect from the natural environment.

Monday, February 4, 6:30 pm, Colatina Exit Upstairs

Come early if you wish to order food or drink to enjoy with the movie […]

Help VT Reach 100% Renewable Energy by 2030

Saffron and Solar Farms

Saffron crocuses blooming in a raised bed within a Peck Solar array in New Haven, VT. Image: A. Ghalehgolabbehbahani, UVM.

A Win-Win for the Environment and Agriculture

Margaret Skinner, Bruce L. Parker and Arash

Ghalehgolabbehbahani, who demonstrated that saffron could be profitably grown in Vermont, have teamed up with Peck Solar to […]

Parking Lot Solar – a Great Solution for Our Region

Vermont’s largest parking lot solar canopy , a 156kWp system, at the ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain. This is just part of what promises to be impressive work we will report on soon. Photo courtesy of ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain. Image courtesy of Encore Renewable Energy.

George Harvey

Sometimes […]

Outreach and Community Engagement Support Vermont’s Renewable Energy Plan

Grace Olsen at the REV Conference on October 18, 2018. Courtesy image.

Grace Olsen

Vermont has an ambitious goal to power the state with 90% renewable energy sources by the year 2050 in all sectors: thermal, electric, and transportation. As the state continues to pursue this goal, job training within the renewable energy […]


MONTPELIER – Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced that the State of Vermont recently filed its brief to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, continuing its challenge of a decision by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to exempt several large categories of mercury products from “inventory reporting.” Inventory reporting is the practice of […]

Final Weeks of Button Up Campaign with Efficiency VT

Button Up Vermont 2018 is a weatherizing campaign designed to help Vermonters take action and reach our statewide goal of 25% energy savings in 80,000 homes by 2020. Forty-two Vermont communities are participating in Button Up Vermont this year. Visit here to see resources for Community Partners, along with a listing of contacts for participating […]

Free EPCRA Compliance Workshop in Brattleboro, VT

If you are a facility that has over one hundred pounds of hazardous materials, you have probably filled out a Tier II form. If not, you are in violation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). The purpose of this federal law is to protect your business, your employees and your community should […]