Trump, the EPA, and the Clean Power Plan
By George Harvey
Donald Trump has acted to trash the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). For some of us who cherish Mother Earth and our own progeny, this was a truly frightening action. Some have gone so far to call it a “planetary […]
Martin Luther King Jr. Have a good Martin Luther King Jr. Day from Green Energy Times. His words possibly mean more today than ever.
An appeal from Renewable Energy Vermont
Legislators will return to Montpelier this Thursday, June 9th in response to the Governor’s veto of S. 230 – the Energy Development Improvement Act. Renewable Energy Vermont supports the veto because last minute changes made to S. 230 threaten Vermonters clean energy choices, our ability to reduce climate pollution, […]
NH State House in Concord. Photo courtesy of the Jordan Institute.
On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the NH Legislature passed HB1116. This bill raises the state’s net metering cap from 50MW to 100MW, especially vital because the original 50MW limit was nearly used up. The bill also directs the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) […]
READERS TAKE NOTE:
For those of us who live in Vermont, our ability to install net-metered solar may be in jeopardy, due to proposed changes in net metering.
1. If the net metering changes are finalized in their current form, we will likely find that it no longer makes financial sense to go […]
BURLINGTON, Vt. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration released new analyses today confirming that 2015 was Earth’s hottest year by the widest margin:“The debate is over. Fourteen of the last 16 years have been the hottest ever recorded. […]
BURLINGTON, Vt. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ stand against the proposed Bakken oil pipeline in Iowa is the focus of a new television ad set to begin airing on Wednesday in Iowa. Sanders is the only candidate to oppose the pipeline, which would pump dirty crude oil across Iowa.
In the 30-second ad, […]
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 – Expanding on his ambitious plan to combat climate change, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced the Climate Protection and Justice Act today to establish a price on carbon pollution. The legislation would cut total emissions 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050, fund historic investments in energy efficiency and sustainable energy technologies, […]
// On Veterans’ Day
Happy Veterans Day – With caring and compassion, Bernie Sanders shows how to lead. His actions speak louder than words. See a video here:
Posted by Bob Farnham on Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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, […]