Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Winning Businesses in the News

Matt Desmarais of Energy Catalyst Technologies

G.E.T. Staff

Energy Catalyst Technologies

There is an accelerator for climate technology manufacturing called Scale for ClimateTech. It assists hardware-focused cleantech startup companies’ growth by helping to build teams, users, and relationships with suppliers. By doing these things, it works to transform business […]

Carbon Pricing Is Inevitable

When we do it matters!

Countries with carbon taxes and emissions trading systems (ETS). Source: World Bank, “State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2022”, Washington, DC. Doi: 10.1596/978-1-4648-1895-0. License: Creative Commons Attribution CC BY 3.0 IGO

John Gage

The next major development in human civilization, the transition from fossil fuels to […]

August Temperature Update, a “Thank You,” and Biden’s Report Card

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James Hansen, Makiko Sato, and Reto Ruedy

The past three months were remarkably warm on global average – remarkable because this is a La Nina year, when the cool phase of the El Nino Southern Oscillation keeps the low latitude Pacific […]

USDA Invests $121 Million in Critical Infrastructure to Combat Climate Change Across Rural America

15 Projects in New Hampshire and Vermont Funded through Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grants

On August 24,, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh announced USDA is investing $121 million in critical infrastructure to combat climate change across rural America. The funding will include grants for 15 energy-efficiency […]

Solar Investment Tax Credit: What Changed?

U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. One of the many things this act accomplishes is the expansion of the Federal Tax Credit for Solar Photovoltaics, also known as the Investment Tax Credit (ITC). This […]

Addressing Inflation, High Gas Prices, and Pollution

High gasoline prices reflect OPEC’s failure to resume supply to meet demand after the 2020 Covid shutdown, the international boycott of Russian oil in protest of the war in Ukraine, and aggressive profit-taking by U.S. oil and gas majors. (John Gage)

John Gage

Many of the economic problems we are experiencing […]

Flying with Electrons Over Vermont

BETA’selectric aircraft, ALIA, flies over the Vermont mountains during a test flight. (Credit: Brian Jenkins/BETA Technologies)

Michael J Daley

What takes off and lands like a helicopter, flies like an airplane, emits no carbon dioxide or pollution, and looks like a bird? It’s the Alia, a cutting-edge electric vertical takeoff and […]

Hannaford Commits to 100% Renewables by 2024

Hannaford’s Cony Street store in Augusta, ME is North America’s first LEED Platinum supermarket with solar on the roof. (James Helms, Hannaford’s multimedia specialist)

Jessie Haas

Hannaford Supermarkets, based in Scarborough, Maine, has announced a plan to be fully powered by renewable energy by 2024. The announcement was made in April, […]

Why Developers Should Care About Environmental Due Diligence

by Erika Cruz

Land development is a complex business where small mistakes can lead to hefty issues down the line. Design flaws can result in costly rework and unhappy clients. They can also affect the business’s reputation. Likewise, environmental liabilities can surface unexpectedly and lead to immense damage. You may lose the deal and even […]

Carbon Pricing Misconceptions


Katharine Gage

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released the second part of its Sixth Assessment Report on climate change, focusing on impacts, mitigation, and adaptation, again drawing attention to the deteriorating future of the climate and the urgent need for action. It reports that many impacts are […]