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Ecological Economic Growth – An Imperative Policy Path

by Roy Morrison

The fact that it was warmer in parts of the U.S. and Europe in February 2018 than at the North Pole should get more than our passing attention. It is time to pursue a global agenda for dramatic and healing change an emergency basis. It is a time to seriously examine and […]

Extreme Weather and the Climate Crisis e-book

Every new year seems to arrive on the heels of another unfortunate climate record set. And 2017’s is among the most startling: Climate-related and other natural disasters caused a staggering $306 billion in total damages in the US, making last year by far the most expensive one on record for disasters in the country.

And […]

We Are in Trouble

Museum specimin ( Didier Descouens, Wikimedia Commons)

By George Harvey

From an environment point of view, we are in serious trouble. Most people are entirely unaware of how bad things are.

Studies published in 2015 gave a peek into the situation. That year, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds […]

The Cost of Denial

When it happens in the Statehouse, we all suffer.

By George Harvey

Denial is a matter of asserting that something is different from what it actually is. It might be that most of us do it from time to time. Many people say, “I’m okay,” as they shed a tear that says clearly […]

Video: James Hansen and Daniel Galpern: Making the Carbon Majors Pay for Climate Action

Direct from Bonn, Germany at COP-23, November 12, 2017 Dr. James Hansen and his legal advisor, Daniel Galpern, Esq., discuss making the fossil fuel companies, the ‘Carbon Majors’, pay for the damage they have done to society, not only in terms of climate change and all of its impacts, but also health impacts. This Climate […]

Video: Climate Change Progress Post-Paris: Is the U.S. Still In?

Click here to listen to the environmental awareness lecture by Ken Kimmell, President of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) that was held at Dartmouth College on Monday, October 30th, 2017. Ken Kimmell is president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, a leading science-based nonprofit that combines the knowledge and influence of the scientific community […]

Joseph’s First Two Days in Puerto Rico

Near San Juan, it was still just wreckage on October 30, 2017, 40 days after landfall. Photo courtesy of Joseph Mangum.

By George Harvey

Readers may recognize the name of Joseph Mangum, of Sunnyside Solar in West Brattleboro, Vermont. An earlier article about his work to set up solar systems in Puerto Rico was […]

Monday! “Climate Change Progress Post-Paris: Is the U.S. Still In?”

The George Link Jr. Environmental Awareness Lecture “Climate Change Progress Post-Paris: Is the U.S. Still In?” Kenneth Kimmell, President of the Union of Concerned Scientists Monday, October 30, 2017, 7:00 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall at Dartmouth College Ken Kimmell is president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, a leading science-based nonprofit that combines the […]

Warm Oceans Bring Massive Floods and Storms

The eye of Hurricane Irma as it grazes the northern shore of St. Thomas on September 6, 2017 as a strong category 5 storm. Red lines are warning boxes. Puerto Rico is to the left and St. Croix to the south. Credit: National Weather Service Puerto Rico/Virgin Islands Radar.

By Dr. Alan K. […]

New Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Plan

States in the RGGI

By George Harvey

The Regional Green Gas Initiative (RGGI) is a market-based program to reduce greenhouse gases in nine states in the Northeast. The states involved are all those in New England, plus New York, Delaware, and Maryland.

The way the RGGI has functioned is to issue […]