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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Record surge in atmospheric CO2 seen in 2016

From G.E.T. Publisher: What do you think this means for our future? Do you think this affects or applies to you? How so? What do you plan to do about it, if anything? Do you plan to just keep on doing business as usual? Do you know of things that you could do to help […]

November 24 Green Energy News

Opinion:

“The (Untapped) Carbon Conundrum” Pension fund executives say oil and coal companies in their portfolios need to go back to the drawing board on how climate change threatens their business plans. [Huffington Post]

“Reality check on renewable energy could unblock climate talks” The potential solutions to rising greenhouse gases appear insurmountable […]

Renewable Energy Vermont response to Vermont Electric Co-op Position on Net-Metering

Renewable Energy Vermont response to Vermont Electric Co-op Tariff Filing

“The Vermont Electric Co-op proposal regarding net-metering drastically under-values the full benefits of renewable net metering, including its recent role in deferring one transmission upgrade representing a savings of $250 million to all Vermonters. By valuing net metering substantially below retail rates, this proposal is […]

A Catalyst to Convert CO2 to Fuel

Reposted from CleanTechies:

Carbon dioxide is the result of burning fuel to make things like cars work. Plants slowly convert that CO2 back to something organic to begin the process again. Working in his lab in the University of Delaware’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Joel Rosenthal and doctoral student John DiMeglio have developed an […]

Schedule Changes for the Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission

Vermont Public Service Department Announces Schedule Revisions and Additions for Upcoming Public Hearings and Meetings of Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission

The Governor’s Energy Generation Siting Policy Commission has rescheduled its sixth deliberation meeting, which was originally scheduled for March 20 but was postponed due to inclement weather. The meeting will now take place on […]

Energy Independence with Microhydro

By James Perkins

Microhydro Benefits

Today’s microhydro technology can provide the lowest-cost per kilowatt-hour of any renewable source and can be responsibly installed in an environmentally-sustainable manner. Vermont has thousands of viable sites for microhydro systems that can contribute to meeting the State’s renewable energy goals with small-scale, distributed generation.

Regulatory Barriers

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Bernie Sanders Legislation on Climate Change

Unless we take bold action to reverse climate change, our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren are going to look back on this period in history and ask a very simple question: Where were they? Why didn’t the United States of America, the most powerful nation on earth, lead the international community in cutting […]

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 […]

Events of the Bradford Conservation Commission

FIRST MONDAY MOVIE: TIPPING POINT

February 4, 2012 • The Colatina Exit Bradford, Vermont • 6:30pm Movie Begins Come early to order food and drink

Watch the trailer at tippingpointdoc.ca. “In an oil-scarce world, we know there are sacrifices to be made in the pursuit of energy. What no one expected was that […]

Global Warming: Reality & Solutions for Vermont

Keep the Oil In the Ground!

Are you feeling the climate crisis? From Vermont’s extreme weather events to the severe droughts of the Midwest to the vanishing Arctic ice sheet, it is hard at times to stay hopeful about the future of our planet. Hope is found in our collective actions and […]