Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Inflation Reduction Act Guidebook for Clean Energy and Climate Programs

Biden Administration Releases Inflation Reduction Act Guidebook for Clean Energy and Climate Programs:

White House, December 15, 2022



The White House has released “Building a Clean Energy Economy: A Guidebook to the Inflation Reduction […]

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 […]

Efficiency Maine Offers $100 Rebate on Home Weatherization Products to Help Maine People Save Money This Winter

Efficiency Maine kicked off a special promotion to raise awareness about resources that will help Maine homeowners and tenants stay warm and manage their heating bills during the upcoming winter heating season.

Efficiency Maine announced it has launched a limited-time $100 “DIY” Winter Prep Rebate, which will reimburse […]

Distribution of federal “Grid Resilience” funding under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

The Department of Public Service Announces a public hearing on distribution of federal “Grid Resilience” funding under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Department of Public Service (PSD) seeks feedback from stakeholders and ratepayers on the objectives and metrics by which the state should distribute federal funding provided under […]

Applications Open for VCRD’s Climate Catalysts Innovation Fund

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) announces the opening of applications for the second competitive round of the Climate Catalysts Innovation Fund.

In collaboration with local funders, VCRD is supporting innovators in developing solutions that move Vermont closer to its climate and energy goals by providing at least $20,000 in grant funding toward local […]

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 […]