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Decades ago my friend Dana Meadows wrote: “…imagine the whole world with no one living in dire need. Think how it would feel to be part of a society that had taken on and solved, permanently, the problem of hunger.”1 This can relate to other issues such as addressing […]
The cheapest and quickest way to reduce climate pollution is to put a price on it and let efficient market forces unleash the investment, innovation, and transition to clean energy required. We can protect household budgets during the transition, protect US businesses from free-polluting foreign competition, and strongly encourage all other countries […]
Green Real Estate Crash Course
Join the 49 Upper Valley Realtors who have already completed Vital Communities’ new Green Real Estate Crash Course. This dual-state, three-credit continuing education course helps Realtors understand the resources available to homeowners to make energy efficiency improvements and increase their comfort in their new homes. Realtors also learn everything they […]
The next Dartmouth Energy Collaborative Pizza Lunch will be held on March 7th Assessing and mitigating the risk of cascading blackouts Speaker: Dr. Margaret J. Eppstein Thursday, March 7th 12:15pm-1:15pm Fahey First Floor Commons, Dartmouth RSVP Here Large cascading failures in electrical grids are rare but catastrophic, sometimes affecting millions of people and incurring substantial […]
Early bird registration ends February 28. For reduced fee of $70 adult, $50 student (including breakfast & lunch)
ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM ON ENERGY in the 21st Century This is our 15th year! The award winning Symposium has been cited as one of the most important conferences on energy policy in New […]
Interested in learning where your energy comes from?
Concerned about how energy decisions are made, and wish you were more informed? Wondering how to get involved in energy at Dartmouth, but not sure where to start? Apply to join the Spring 2019 Energy 101 series! Energy touches every aspect of our lives, from […]
Transportation Efficiency & Electrification New Tools, Programs and Funds
Kia Niro EV
This workshop will be presented by Dave Roberts of Drive Electric Vermont and Ross MacDonald of Go! Vermont.
There is much buzz about leveraging the state’s VW settlement funds to expand electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and buses. Paired together with Go! […]
Municipal Solar: Opportunities and Challenges
SunGen Sharon Solar Farm in Sharon (Wikimedia Commons)
This workshop will be presented by Olivia Campbell Andersen of Renewable Energy Vermont, Chad Farrell of Encore Renewable Energy, and Geoff Urbanik of the Town of Colchester.
Municipal solar energy is an important cost- and carbon-saving option for many municipalities. This […]
Land Use, Transportation, and Housing for Low Carbon Communities
Solar-Power-at-Scott-Farm-in-Dummerston, Vermont. Wikimedia Commons.
This workshop will be given by Kate McCarthy of the Vermont Natural Resources Council, Deb Sachs of EcoStrategies, and Eileen Peltier of Downstreet Housing
Smart growth approaches to land use are a cornerstone to decarbonizing our communities. At the center of […]
Communicating Beyond the Choir: Persuading Policy Makers and More People to Act
People’s Climate March 2014 (Wikimedia Commons)
This workshop will be presented by Michael Shank, Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance / Urban Sustainability Directors Network.
Want to learn to make the choir sing but also dramatically expand the chorus on climate action? Want tested […]