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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

A New Metaphor

Rock Concert fire show (Les Panchyshyn, Wikimedia Commons)

By George Harvey

Freedom of speech?

Imagine being in at a really great indoor rock concert. You got a really good seat, about five rows back from the stage and right in the center of the theater. Exiting out will be a chore, […]

Brattleboro Town Meeting Expresses Concern

Calling for investigation of the possibility of treason and crimes against humanity

By George Harvey

One of the wonderful things we have in the Vermont is a real democracy, in which the voice of the people can be heard. The Representative Town Meeting of Brattleboro, Vermont voted on the following motion, which I […]

Breaking News on Keystone XL:

Breaking: The Trump administration just approved the presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but this fight is far from over.

Take action: Urge the Nebraska PSC to reject the state permit!

Take action: Urge the Nebraska PSC to reject the state permit!

The Trump administration just approved the presidential permit for the Keystone […]

“You have to keep on moving forward”

Martin Luther King Jr. Have a good Martin Luther King Jr. Day from Green Energy Times. His words possibly mean more today than ever.

A Note from the Publisher: Help Determine Questions for Next Presidential Debate

Dear Readers of Green Energy Times,

The first presidential debate is behind us, with only minor mention of some of the critical science issues of our day. The next president must be prepared to defend science-based laws, such as the Clean Air Act, from attacks; strengthen government scientists’ ability to do their jobs through better […]

It Takes Roots to Weather the Storm

Vermont Workers’ Center leaders are joining a grassroots delegation at Paris climate talks calling for system change, not just climate change.

Shela Linton and Senowa Mize-Fox, of Brattleboro and Burlington, head to Paris this week to attend the United Nations’ COP21 global climate negotiations from December 3rd to December 11th. The two VWC representatives will […]

Climate Action on November 30:

Grassroots Activists to Deliver Thousands of Calls for Bold Climate Action

Montpelier, VT – On Monday, November 30, representatives of the Energy Independent Vermont coalition will deliver thousands of postcards and petitions to legislators at the Statehouse demanding that they “tackle global warming and save Vermonters money by reducing our dependence on fossil fuels.”

Vermonters […]

Bernie’s Take on the 9.16.15 Republican Debate

Sept 17, 2015. Last night, it took nearly two hours for the Republican debate to even briefly touch on an important issue: raising the minimum wage in this country from $7.25 an hour. The American people overwhelmingly want to raise the minimum wage, but not a single candidate embraced the idea with the same enthusiasm. […]

Bernie Sanders’ Campaign Kickoff

Please join Bernie as he officially kicks off his campaign for president on Tuesday, May 26th at Waterfront Park in Burlington. Bring family and friends. Enjoy Mango Jam’s music and Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. We’re going to have a great time at this historic event.

Bernie Sanders’ Official Presidential Campaign Kickoff

Tuesday, […]

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 […]