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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

At the VECAN Conference: an Afternoon Workshop

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 […]

At the VECAN Conference: a Morning Workshop

Harnessing the Power of Digital Tools to Advance Climate and Energy Goals

Pollution (When this image was new, a Google search I did on it guessed it was Donald Trump. – GHH)

Presented by Bob Farnham, Bob the Green Guy; Rob Fish, Energy Action Network; and Ian Hitchcock, Vermont Natural Resources Council

At this […]

At the VECAN Conference: an Afternoon Workshop

Beneficial Electrification: A Key Decarbonization Strategy

There will be seven afternoon workshops. This one will be presented by Jeff Monder, Green Mountain Power; Anne Margolis, Vermont Public Service Department; and Jock Gill, Peacham Energy Committee, and low-carbon lifestyle homeowner

Georgia Mountain wind farm (georgiamountain.com)

Beneficial electrification (or strategic electrification) is a term for replacing […]

At the VECAN Conference, a Morning Workshop:

The 2019 Legislative Look Forward

Vermont State House (Wikipedia)

A work session on legislative activity will be presented by Senator Becca Balint, Senator Christopher Bray, and Lauren Hierl of the Vermont Conservation Voters.

Now, more than ever, strong state policy is required to do our part to mitigate against a warming world and ensure […]

NYSES: Two Great Events in November

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

You are cordially invited to attend an information session to hear first hand stories and see first hand pictures of Mr. Kevin Bailey’s very recent trip to rural Africa. From October 18th to October 29th, 2018, Mr. Bailey traveled into rural Tanzania to see existing projects and also […]

Upcoming Events:

1. Renewable Energy Vermont Conference and Expo REV’s annual conference brings together leaders from across all four major clean energy sectors; power, heat, transportation and efficiency. Topics include Design & Construction Best Practices, Policy & Regulatory Issues, Financial and Tax/Appraisal Updates, Project Siting, Stewardship, Adaptation, Code Compliance, Incorporating Renewables into New Construction, the Economics of […]

Drive Electric Week is Here: September 8 – 16

National Drive Electric Week is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles. Find events in your area at https://driveelectricweek.org/

 

It’s Time for SolarFest!

Join Bernie Sanders — Support SolarFest We just received a letter from Sen. Bernie Sanders, where he wrote: “I want to congratulate you for coming together to help build a clean energy future… SolarFest is critically important for another reason, too…Change comes when people come together and speak out on the issues they care […]

An Electric Lawnmower Brigade Invades Hanover on July 4th

Bring your electric lawn mowers for this year’s 4th of July parade in Hanover, NH. Courtesy image

Barbara Callaway

This Fourth of July a group in Hanover, NH will be celebrating electric lawn care as a way to reduce our carbon footprint. Who knew that a gas-powered mower, using 1.75 gallons per hour, running […]

SolarFest Moves to Stratton Mountain

August 18 and 19, 2018

Following discussions first begun in 2015, Board President Bill Laberge announced that SolarFest will be held at Stratton Mountain Resort on Saturday, August 18th and Sunday, August 19th.

“We need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions sharply to avoid drastic global warming this century, but unfortunately carbon dioxide emissions from […]