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Help from Vermont is on its way to Puerto Rico!

Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

By George Harvey

Regular visitors to the Green Energy Times website may recall an item that was posted on October 7, “Solar Power and Water for Puerto Rico.” In it, Joseph Mangum, who runs Sunnyside Solar in West Brattleboro, Vermont, made a plea for donations to help people in […]

Where do Republican Presidental hopefuls stand?

November 1, 2015

Dear Earthtalk: Where do the leading candidates for the Republican presidential nomination stand on environmental issues? — Susan Wollander, Raleigh, NC

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump calls climate change a “hoax.” Credit: Gage Skidmore, FlickrCC

In recent decades, Republicans have certainly been far less sympathetic to environmental causes than the Democrats, […]

Act of War: Congress Authorizes Keystone XL Pipeline

By Bill Moore

Known as the Sioux, the Lakota of America’s Great Plains have fought fiercely for their rights, especially when it endangered their wellbeing, first Red Cloud’s War and the Lakota War of the 19th century, then the siege of Wounded Knee in 1973. Now they see the authorization […]

URGENT: The House is voting on Keystone XL

The House of Representatives is voting on approving Keystone XL today! Tell your representative to protect our environment by voting NO »

There’s literally no time to waste, so I’m going to get right to it: The Keystone XL pipeline, the massive environmental threat that we’ve been battling against for years, will be […]

Stamp Money out of Politics

Hi, it’s Ben, the guy on the right, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream and now Head Stamper at StampStampede.org a non-profit, trans-partisan organization fighting to amend the constitution to get money out of politics.

While VPIRG’s taking on big money in politics at the state level, the Stampede helps to build the […]

Senate Poised to Vote on Constitutional Amendment to Undo Citizens United

BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 7 – One day before the U.S. Senate votes on a constitutional amendment to restore limits on big money in politics, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called the drive to undo Supreme Court decisions that gutted campaign finance laws “the major issue of our time” and said Monday’s showdown vote is […]

From the Sierra Club:

Tell the State Department: Oil companies aren’t above the law! TAKE ACTION!

Dear Friends,

A shocking backroom deal between the State Department and a Canadian oil pipeline company just green-lit what amounts to a new Keystone XL.

Enbridge — the company responsible for the largest-ever oil spill on U.S. soil — has come up […]

Rising Tide Vermont and allies respond to Vermont Gas allegations

Monkton — Members of Rising Tide Vermont, 350-Vermont and Addison county residents stood together today and denounced the attempt by Vermont Gas to criminalize activists involved in nonviolent protest against the fracked gas pipeline. George Klohck, a retired Methodist minister from Middlebury, and Jane Palmer, a landowner in Monkton whose farm is under threat by […]

Sustainability Salon with Tim DeChristopher and Terry Tempest Williams

Sunday, May 18, 2014 3:00 – 5:00 PM One Wheelock – Basement of Collis Dartmouth College, Hannover, NH

Tim DeChristopher, known as “Bidder 70” for bidding up illegal oil and gas leases in Utah and then, being arrested and sentenced to two years in a federal prison which he served — is coming to Dartmouth! […]

HEY PEOPLE!

PAY ATTENTION! This November was the 345th consecutive month with worldwide above-average temperatures, and set a record as the warmest November. This is according to the US government’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. DO YOU SUPPOSE THAT MEANS SOMETHING?

You can read about it in the Huffington Post.

Opposition to renewable power is being financed […]