Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Ingredient of the Month: Brain Power 102

By Larry Plesent

As promised, here is part two of the Brain Power series.

This month we focus on omega 3 and omega 6 edible oils. These are the cod liver oils they tried to give your great grandmother when she was a kid. The oils were supposed to be a preventative for nearly everything […]

From the Minds of Youth

Colton Evans (5), of Bradford, VT drew this picture in his pre-school class recently. We thought it was interesting that he related solar energy to making something useful. In this case, it is a “color making machine!” Who knows just what the power from the sun will bring us in the future?



Emerging Frontiers in Bioenergy

Growing Grains in the Northeast

By Deb Heleba

Farmers throughout the Northeast have been growing grains for animal feed on dairy farms for years, although cereal grains have not been grown on a large scale since the 19th century. Back then, wheat and other grains were large parts of the agricultural […]

Rutland is Growing its Resources for Resilience

Over 5 MW is in – Nearly 5 MW More is on the Way

By George Harvey

It is hard to keep track of all the things relating to resilience going on in Rutland. Green Mountain Power (GMP) has decided the city will be the “Solar Capital of the Northeast” and seems […]

A Legend is Gone, but not Lost: Michael C. Ruppert, Feb. 3, 1951 – April 13, 2013

Published originally on Apr 15, 2014

Abby Martin gives a heartfelt tribute to investigative journalist and former LAPD detective, Michael C. Ruppert, highlighting his career from exposing CIA drug trafficking to his groundbreaking research on ‘Peak Energy’ and remember his sincere devotion to truth and justice.

Michael was a huge […]

The April 2014 Edition of Green Energy Times is now Available Online

You can now view the full version of our current issue of Green Energy Times from the ‘Current & Past Issues’ Quick Link here in the left side of this page.

There is a lot of exciting information in this issue, like where to find Solar Installers in your area, Green Builders, Building Efficiency and […]

The Cost of Gold

Born and raised in Shaftsbury, Vermont, Andrew K. Newell is a member of the U.S. Ski Team 2014.

By Andrew K. Newell

Having competed in three Olympic Games I’ve been a part of the winter sports community for quite some time. From Torino, Italy to Sochi, Russia I’ve experienced different venues over the […]

Earth Day and Spring Cleaning

By Deborah DeMoulpied

While Earth Day has evolved into a carbon-alert-climate-change moment, it originally started from the idea that it was time to “clean up” our environment. Back in the 70s it was “Keep America Beautiful,” “Every Litter Bit Hurts,” the “Clean Air and Clean Water Act,” and trying to keep rivers from catching on […]

Milk Paint – Perfect for the Nursery!

By Erin A. Winter, MD

In a nesting fit during my first pregnancy this past fall, I was searching for paint for the nursery and was referred to milk paint for its no-chemical benefits.

I had never heard of milk paint before, but some quick research showed it to: (1) be easy; (2) no more […]

Awnings Against Air Conditioning

By G.E.T. Staff

In the old days, even before electric fans, awnings provided a measure of relief from the heat of a summer day. In those days, an awning and an open window for some ventilation was about the best a person could do to keep cool during the heat of the summer. Like many […]