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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

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Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations Are at an All-time High.

N.R.Mallery, publisher of Green Energy Times

Despite COVID19, atmospheric CO2 concentrations still reached a record peak in May (https://www.co2.earth), perhaps rising higher than scientists expected, it is clear that we still have a huge problem on our hands. As of the time […]

Needless Death in the Service of Selfishness

“Not Another Black Life” rally in Toronto. Taken May 30, 2020. Image: Flickr/Jason Hargrove.

John Bos

Many Americans have been under strict stay-at-home orders, or at least advisories, going on three months. People are, unsurprisingly, frustrated and depressed but have complied with what they’ve been asked to endure, because they trust the state and […]

Book Review – Touching The Jaguar

By John Perkins, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 240 pages

Book Review by Roger Lohr

The word “inspire” comes from being “in spirit” and the book Touching the Jaguar: Transforming Fear Into Action to Change Your Life and the World by John Perkins on Berrett-Koelher Publishers encourages that we rise to a better understanding of what it […]

Resolve to Save the Earth

Image: empowermentmomentsblog.com

Alan Betts

OK, it is time to resolve to step away from our consumer stupor and save the Earth. Think of this as the last decade to wake up and stop destroying our planet and our children’s future. First stop and listen to the inner hubbub of familiar rationalizations for business […]

A Trillion Trees

Young climate activist Greta Thunberg and eighty-four-year-old primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall at Davos, Switzerland in January 2019. Image: pinterest.com.

John Bos

“It was the Africa I dreamed of when I was ten and fell in love with Tarzan,” said primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall in a recent interview with CNN’s Becky Anderson. “I […]

Australia is in Trouble. So Are We.

Weather caused by fire. Source: EPA Australia.

Green Energy Times Staff

Australia has a wildfire season every year. The worst of the bushfires occur in the summer months, late December through late March in the southern hemisphere. On the first day of the Australian summer, it was already a record […]

Burlington Mayor Weinberger Proposes Carbon Fee to VT Legislature

Mayor Miro Weinberger speaks at the REV 2019 Conference. Photo: Barb and Greg Whitchurch.

Barbara Whitchurch

In a press conference held during the final day of the Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) (https://www.revermont.org/) conference in October, Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger announced that he will ask the Vermont Legislature to levy a carbon pollution fee on […]

IPCC Reports on Oceans and Cryosphere

Watching the Permafrost Thaw; Man Heats Ocean First

A collapsed block of ice-rich permafrost along Drew Point, Alaska. See more at (on.doi.gov/arctic-coastal). Credit: U.S. Geological Survey.

J.D. Kaplan

In the last issue of G.E.T., I took it upon myself to profile the latest report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), […]

Where is the Fire Department?

It is often very difficult to make up one’s mind. The difficulty may be due to the complexities of the issues involved, or to the limited number of facts available for consideration, or certain fears that overshadow the horizon, or a general habit of indecision that has developed over the years… Of course, […]

Late News on Energy and Storage

George Harvey

Three noteworthy developments came into the news in the last few days of October, which taken together may show a picture of things to come. It is a future in which natural gas may become increasingly irrelevant.

To start with, the cost of offshore wind power has […]