Single-use plastics include such things as bags we get in stores, plastic table wear, and drinking straws. They include the plastic-based wipes Larry Plesent objects to in his “Ingredient of the Month” article in this issue of Green Energy Times (G.E.T.). In cases like plastic bags, […]
The EAT-Lancet commission’s report, “Food in the Anthropocene,” which recommends a near-vegan diet for the health of people and the planet, dropped with major fanfare and a large PR budget, in five cities world-wide. It was widely and uncritically reported in the mainstream press. Critiques of the report were also published, but received […]
Flushable wipes cause sewer clogs. Image: www.foxmetro.org
Flushable damp wipes for keeping you extra clean are already very popular and becoming more so every day. But how flushable are those polyester wipes? And what happens to them after you flush them out of sight and mind?
Polyester is PET […]
When UVM agronomic and soils specialist Heather Darby initiated a study of twenty grass-fed dairy farms three years ago, there were 130 of them nationwide. This year she is heading a study of all grass-fed dairies, and there are now 500. The effort is funded by a $1 million grant […]
Is it Good for Losing Weight or Is It Only About Saving the Planet?
Reducing red meat, dairy, processed and air-freighted foods is an easy way to lower your own carbon footprint and help the world battle global warming. Credit: Pixabay.
EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The […]
Image drawn by Ben Fulton – Enhanced by N.R. Mallery
The way it sits there.
The way they all work together as one.
and relaxing to produce energy from the sun.
How does a leaf open? I don’t really know.
I want someone to […]
Rooftop solar at Cornell University’s McGraw Tower from behind the school store. Image: Jason Koski/Cornell University Photography.
This article originally appeared in CleanTechnica, February 18th, 2019. Reprinted with permission of the author.
Twenty-one public and private universities in the state of New York have banded together to create the […]
In Vermont, a program that pays farmers to generate electricity from cow manure provides enough power for 3,200 homes. In New York, farmers are discouraged by low power prices that make it difficult for the expensive manure-powered systems to break even. Fourteen of Vermont’s roughly 800 dairy farms […]
Dartmouth College solar totals more than 2,000 solar panels. All images courtesy of ReVision Energy
Dartmouth College shows up regularly in news and articles at Green Energy Times (G.E.T.). Most of this is at the G.E.T. website, as announcements of programs, lectures, and achievements come out. Attention the […]
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A study released on February 13, 2019 by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Coastal Enterprises Inc. (CEI) identified strategies to transition New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine to a clean energy economy. Innovative public-private partnerships and new investments can spark a clean energy future that has the potential to catalyze the creation […]