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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

A Letter to My Great-Grandchildren

By Greg Whitchurch

Hello from 2018. This is your great-grandad, Greg. I’m writing to you because I suspect that your parents and grandparents have shown you some of my old photos, and I just want to explain some things about those pictures of me and my cars, me barbecuing hamburgers, sitting around bonfires, our family […]

Derry, NH Town Councilor Inspired by G.E.T.

To the Editor:

Around two and half years ago, I randomly picked up an edition of Green Energy Times while waiting for my child to be seen by her pediatrician. We had just had our second child, my first term as a Town Councilor was coming to an end, I had just suffered an election […]

Recent Monthly Average Mauna Loa CO2

The graph shows recent monthly mean carbon dioxide measured at Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii.

The last four complete years of the Mauna Loa CO2 record plus the current year are shown. Data are reported as a dry air mole fraction defined as the number of molecules of carbon dioxide divided by the number of […]

Late Breaking News

By George Harvey

In the April edition of Green Energy Times, we had an article, “This Is Not a Tragedy – It’s the First Act of a Comedy.” Now, it looks like the second act has started. More than once in the same week, as I worked on finding news items, I broke […]

Windmills are Beautiful

Lindsay Miller at the Sheffield wind farm in Sheffield, VT. Courtesy photo.

By Lindsay Miller

From the Publisher: The G.E.T. team is happy to introduce Lindsay Miller as one of our newest advertising sales representatives. Lindsay comes to G.E.T. with a strong communications and sales background. Lindsay received her Bachelor’s degree in communications with […]

Late-breaking News

By George Harvey

Sorry, Climate Change Did Not Slow Down.

On February 4, an article, “Exposed: How world leaders were duped into investing billions over manipulated global warming data,” appeared in the Daily Mail, a British tabloid. ( The title describes the contents of the article accurately, but, unfortunately, the article did not […]

Climate Resistance Leaders

By Darren Springer

The U.S. election of 2016 was consequential in many ways, including for our work fighting climate change. As I think about where we are in 2017, I have been thinking back to the start of my career in 2005.

That was a time when the EPA did not recognize the dangers of […]

Can the US cut its energy use in half by 2050?

Published on ACEEE (

Yes, but we will have to double down on our efforts.

Five years ago, ACEEE found that energy efficiency could reduce projected 2050 US energy use by 40–60%. As a result, ACEEE established a strategic goal to reduce projected 2050 energy use by 50%. We thought it was […]

Late Breaking News

As we go to press, we see two important news items.

First, The United States Supreme Court has decided to leave the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation on mercury emissions from power plants intact. Twenty states had sued over the regulation.

This is particularly important. Until recently, mercury levels in our environment had […]

Solarize Ammonoosuc

Solarize Ammonoosuc Kickoff at Polly’s Pancake Parlor, Sugar Hill, NH. Courtesy photo.

On Sunday, January 24, over a hundred New Hampshire residents and business owners joined the Ammonoosuc Regional Energy Team and O’Meara Solar at the Solarize Ammonoosuc Kickoff to learn how solar could reduce their energy bills and contribute to a cleaner environment. […]