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Fighting Climate Change with Trees in Bennington, VT

Wikimedia Commons/Todd Hatch (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Evan Lawrence

As nature-based solutions to address climate change gain more and more attention, Climate Advocates Bennington 350VT has set itself the goal of planting at least 1,000 trees in and around the southwestern Vermont town this year.

“The plan was inspired by a report last […]

Climate Action Film Festival-Albany Debut

SunCommon is pleased to announce a showing of the Climate Action Film Festival in Albany, NY. This is a collection of short films from near and far featuring stories about those taking action against climate change. We will step away from the doom and gloom we know too well and move to a place of […]

West Newbury Sunday Forum – Effects of Climate Change on Wildlife

Please join us THIS SUNDAY!

West Newbury Sunday Forum – January 19th, 2020 at 5:00.

Please join us to hear John Austin, a wildlife biologist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. John will be discussing what we know about the effects of climate change on wildlife in Vermont and the northeast region, related challenges […]

Time to Re-imagine Capitalism

Alan Betts

There are many areas where rapid change is needed to confront and deal with climate change and ecosystem degradation. But our societies mostly refuse to face and discuss these issues. Some of this is nostalgia for the past. We dream of the days in the 1950s and 60s when the consumer economy grew […]

Greenbacks to Back Greening!

Bean-counting toward sustainable living

James Kaplan

This year, G.E.T. motivated an attempt, on my part, to study and summarize two very important reports released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The IPCC is a group of scientists from everywhere, and they organize through the UN. Participants number in the thousands.

After being familiarized […]

HOW DARE YOU!!!

Greta Thunberg: Time Magazine’s 2019 ‘Person of the Year’. Wikimedia Commons.

John Bos

With global emissions reaching record levels and showing no sign of peaking, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called national leaders to come to New York last September 23 for a Climate Action Summit. Guterres’s goal was to highlight concrete promises by presidents, […]

The Facing the Climate Crisis Talks in Montpelier

Do you live near Montpelier and want to learn more about how to face the upcoming climate crisis? Through a partnership of several local organizations, five free talks titled Facing the Climate Crisis will be held once a month from January through May across Montpelier. These talks cover a wide range of topics on how […]

Pipelines!

The DAPL (Dakota Access Pipeline) being installed between farms, as seen from 50th Avenue in New Salem, North Dakota. Image: Wikimedia/Tony Webster.

09 October 2019 / James Hansen

How much effort to spend fighting pipelines? What is the best use of our time and resources? On one hand, educating lawmakers and the […]

The Global Rebellion is Underway

Extinction Rebellion: London, October 10, 2019

Alan Betts

At the end of September, seven million people, mostly youth around the world, joined with Greta Thunberg in a global climate strike to protest the fact that our industrial societies intend to sacrifice our children to protect the present economic system, and especially the profits of […]

Mayors Vow to Work Together with Youth Climate Activists to Deliver Global Green New Deal

C40 Cities will create a Global Youth Initiative, bringing together leaders of climate movements from all over the world, to work with mayors Announcement comes out of several days of collaboration at C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen

Copenhagen, Denmark 11 Oct. 2019 – Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank […]