Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Five Important Benefits of Home Energy Auditing

by Allen Brown

Energy generation in the U.S. is predicted to change in the next 30 years, with solar moving from 3% to 30% in 2050! In times of change, it’s worth considering where you want to get your energy from in the future, and that’s where home energy auditing comes in.

Do you wish […]

How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient


Graphic courtesy of Jane Crosbie at Senator Windows

Garbage Patches in our Oceans

By George Harvey

We do not have space here to describe why the Coriolis effect works as it does, but we can note that it is the reason why cyclonic storms have clockwise rotation in the northern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the southern, and high-pressure areas move in the opposite direction to low-pressure areas.

The […]

Earth Day Events & Ways to Show Support on

Earth Day: April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 is the 45th annual celebration of the first Earth Day in 1970, when 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment in massive coast-to-coast rallies. Back then, thousands of colleges and universities organized protests against […]

Dartmouth Graduate Student forum on research topics

UVFC Events Friday, April 3 at 5pm

Upstairs at the Co-op

Upper Valley Food Co-op 193 North Main White River Junction, VT 05001 802/295-5804

This Forum is Free and open to the Upper Valley community. Please register in-store, or call 802-295-5804 or email

What’s the Buzz?!?! Upper Valley Food Co-op has the opportunity to […]

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 […]

Spring is coming!

Tomatoes, Hans-Simon Holtzbecker, ca. 1655. Public Domain

Time to start your early seeds!

We wish you abundance!

Don’t Miss Vice President Gore’s Climate Blogathon – Friday, 12 Noon (Eastern Time)

To read or participate in the blogathon, go to: Change SOS

If you follow that link shortly after noon, you will be able to participate in the real time discussion (Note: this assumes you have a login at, there’s a 24 hour delay before people can post on that site after signing […]

Climate Progress in America

Today is a good day for climate progress in America and for the thin layer of atmosphere that sustains life on Earth.

Moments ago, a federal appeals court upheld EPA’s climate pollution emission standards, rejecting four legal challenges that had been filed by industry groups and several states’ attorneys general.



April 2012


1. – Heats the home almost entirely with cordwood

in a modern, EPA-rated, clean-burning catalytic woodstove and sometimes “cooks on wood”

2. – Checks the house for air-tightness; makes house-shell energy improvements

3. – Is illuminated primarily with L.E.D.s (light-emitting diode) lights, about 6X more efficient than incandescent bulbs ; the […]