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Banking on the Environment

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 […]

Renewables Taxation 101 Educational Event in Concord, NH

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, […]

Precautions Before You Green-Up Your Investments

Todd Walker, Greenvest

With all the talk of divestment in the air, many investors are looking to rid themselves of investments in fossil fuel companies – or other socially offensive firms – and switch to greener companies such as clean energy.

But before you sell everything at once to […]

China Moving Ahead on Solar Power

Last year, over half the solar panels installed in the world were put into Chines solar projects according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. A Chinese investment of $132.6 billion in renewable energy put over 53 gigawatts of solar capacity online in the country. By comparison, the United States renewable energy investment was $56.9 […]

Free course on Socially Responsible/Impact Investing – Register Now.

Investing with Your Values: Win-Win with Socially Responsible Investing Monday, March 11, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Bethel University, Bethel, VT

Every day you make conscious lifestyle choices designed to help the planet and promote positive social change. Why should your investment choices be any different? This course, offered by a longtime […]

Businesses “Incentivize” Employees Towards Sustainability

At WeWork’s co-working office facilities, you will find foosball and pool tables, but you won’t find any red meat, pork or poultry as the company tries to reduce its environmental impact. Credit: Yusuke Kawasaki, FlickrCC.

Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss (EarthTalk®)

Many companies “talk the talk” when it comes to going green […]

It’s Worth the Ride to The Wayside

Celebrating 100 Years with Anniversary Ale, Yankee Cooking, and Ice Cream

A commemorative book by Brian and Karen Zecchinelli, Southwestern Publishing Group, Inc., 64 pages, $14.95

Book Review by N.R.Mallery

Green Energy Times (G.E.T.) first learned of the Wayside Restaurant when I received a call from the owners, Brian and Karen Zecchinelli, requesting copies of […]

Why Real Estate and Insurance Lobbies will Influence Climate Policy

Flooding during Hurricane Harvey. Image: nbcnews.com.

By Kenan Sahin

Climate change is often seen as synonymous with global warming, a misperception deriving from the historical mislabeling of the phenomenon.

Certainly, “warming” is part of it, but the real danger is the increasing variations or the greater-than-normal fluctuations in all aspects of climate: temperature; humidity; […]

The End of Fossil Fuels is In Sight

Fracking in Pennsylvania. Photo: Ruhrfisch, GFDL, CC-BY-CC.

By George Harvey

On May 23, the price of General Electric (GE) stock fell steeply. This happened because GE announced that its power division is not making money. The power division makes steam and gas turbines for fossil fuel and nuclear plants, but it does […]

Capturing Carbon and Dollars:

Mechanical and Biological Paths

Credit: 2013.igem.org

Roy Morrison

Our recent business-friendly Trump tax cut extravaganza now makes capturing carbon emissions from fossil fuels probably economical by paying $30 dollars a ton for carbon capture and storage. Compared to pollution and ecocide-as-usual this may be a good idea, as suggested by MIT Technology Review on […]