Bean-counting toward sustainable living
This year, G.E.T. motivated an attempt, on my part, to study and summarize two very important reports released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The IPCC is a group of scientists from everywhere, and they organize through the UN. Participants number in the thousands.
After being familiarized […]
Our tax code provides many potential tax benefits for investments in renewable energy systems, whether you are investing for the first time or expanding an existing system. If you can overcome the many hurdles imposed by our tax laws and utilize the tax benefits, the rates of […]
Business and pollution as usual have unleashed a rapidly worsening global ecological crisis. We must choose quickly between accepting the dire consequences of global climate disruption, or the embrace of a global ecological reformation.
At bottom, an ecological reformation is expressed by two themes that will define the ecological turn […]
The way we divide up and use the land matters very much to climate change, says the IPCC. Image: Thomas Ehrhardt, Pixabay.
J. D. Kaplan
“Governments challenged the IPCC to take the first ever comprehensive look at the whole land-climate system.” ––Hoesung Lee, IPCC Chair
In the July 2019 issue of G.E.T. (“Movement On […]
By Jeffrey Gephart, Real Estate Trade Ally Outreach, Efficiency Vermont
The benefits of a high-performance home include affordability, comfort, and durability. These homes have lower energy bills resulting from high insulation values, low air infiltration, high efficiency mechanical systems, and in some cases renewable energy. They’re also healthier due to ventilation systems that reduce pollutants, […]
Injection well head. Joshua Doubek. CC-BY-3.0, Wikimedia Commons.
“The Shale Gas Revolution has frankly been an unmitigated disaster.” – Steve Schlotterbeck
An article at OilPrice.com (http://bit.ly/OP-fracking-quote) quoted Steve Schlotterbeck, former chief executive of EQT, a shale gas giant, saying at a petrochemicals conference in Pittsburgh,“The shale gas revolution has frankly […]
The Vermont Public Service Department (PSD) is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Vermont Clean Energy Industry Report, the sixth annual effort in the state to describe the status and characteristics of Vermont’s clean energy industry.
Commenting on the report Commissioner June Tierney said, “With the highest clean energy employment per capita in […]
Ecological Sustainability as the New Gold For Ecological Transformation
The challenge in building an ecological civilization from industrial business and pillage-as-usual is not technical or legal, but financial. To save ourselves from ecological catastrophe, our economic and financial system must value and embrace sustainability and devalue pollution, depletion and […]
A green wave hasn’t quite swept the banking industry in the U.S. yet, but a few pioneers are blazing new trails for sustainability-oriented depositors. Credit: Artem Bali, Pexels.
EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine
Few of us think about how our banking affects the environment but, in […]
When: Thursday May 23, 9am-12pm Where: UNH School of Law Room 200, 2 White Street, Concord NH Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/renewable-energy-taxation-101-tickets-60485759535
Join Clean Energy NH for an in-depth forum featuring experts in state and federal renewable energy taxation, successful development, […]