Bring Your Lunch and Learn about Public Engagement Opportunities on Climate in 2021
Join us on Monday, January 11th at noon to reconnect with local energy leaders across Vermont who are dedicated to climate action in Vermont. 2021 offers meaningful opportunities for your voice to be heard on […]
A section of the 35-tracker solar farm at Smugglers’ Notch Resort, with the ski trails on Madonna Mtn. in the background. Image: Smugglers’ Notch.
The Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum in Stowe, Vermont is hosting a Red Bench Discussion on April 11th at 6:00pm on the topic of “Actions to […]
Days before his death, Wallace Broecker urged scientists to consider deploying a last-ditch solar shield to stop global warming.
March 3, 2019, 5:34 AM EST
By James Rainey
After struggling with heart disease for decades, the renowned climate scientist Wallace Smith Broecker had made it clear he was acutely aware of his own mortality. So […]
Sustainability issues exist among the filth in the Ganges River in India. Image: Wikispaces.com
India expects its population to jump from 1.252 billion to 1.55 billion within 33 years. It adds 16 million, net gain, annually. Their human misery index explodes off the charts.
In 1960, India reached 500,000,000 people. Today, […]
While the governors of northeastern states meet with the premiers of the eastern Canadian provinces in a conference sponsored by big energy corporations in Stowe, community activists and experts will discuss the perils fracked gas pipelines, mega-dams and their associated long-distance transmission lines, nuclear power, biofuels, tar sands and other false climate solutions, and propose […]
Accel-VT to Graduate First Climate Economy Business Cohort
Eight climate change innovation entrepreneurs participate in business accelerator to help solve distributed energy challenges with the electric grid while honing business models for success in the marketplace
Accel-VT cohort convene at Burlington Electric Department to help solve distributed energy challenges with the electric […]
CO2 levels increased during the El Niño period (2015-2016) due the droughts causing less vegetation available to take CO2 out of the atmosphere. Photo: Pixabay.
By George Harvey
According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere set a historic record in 2016. The same […]
Evacuees wade down a flooded section of Interstate 610 as floodwaters from tropical storm Harvey rise Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston. Credit: AP Photo/David J. Phillip
By Dr. Alan K. Betts
The weather this past summer was a wake-up call. It was exceptionally warm across the western United States, and there […]
By Kirsti Blow, Center for Research on Vermont
As Vermonters begin to welcome fall, the state’s environment goes through its many visible changes – and as the legislative session looms, policy concerns are coloring the public discourse.
The prevalence of “fuel poverty” is a hotbed issue likely to be contested, especially following Efficiency Vermont’s recent […]
Alan Betts in his all-electric car that is charged with the electricity from his own solar array. Courtesy photo.
By Dr. Alan K. Betts
It has been a warm winter in New England. Burlington had no nights in January below 0 ºF, and the temperature reached a remarkable 70ºF on February 26th. The […]