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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 […]

Concerned Citizens Left Bewildered

About Solar Issues in Massachusetts

On January 5, 2018, Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities’ (DPU) decided to raise rates, creating uncertainty for future solar customers in the Eversource utility territory. Under the Eversource proposal approved by the Commission, solar customers in the state’s largest utility service area will be forced onto demand charges. These […]

Google – 100% Renewable

By Green Energy Times Staff

Google, the well-known provider of internet services, is now getting 100% of its electricity from renewable sources.

That might not mean much to a person who occasionally does a search or gets emails from Google. In terms of real energy usage, however, it is an enormous statement. Google may be […]