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An Ecological Reformation

Roy Morrison

Roy Morrison

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 […]

IPCC Issues Global Guide to the Usage of Land

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 […]

Realizing Market Value for High-Performance Homes

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, […]

“The Shale Gas Revolution has frankly been an unmitigated disaster”

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 […]

2019 Vermont Clean Energy Report Identifies a Maturing Clean Energy Cluster

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 […]

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Ecological Sustainability as the New Gold For Ecological Transformation

Roy Morrison

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 […]

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 […]