Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Vermont’s New Economy Week – Oct 10-20, 2013

Would you like to have … lower taxes, repaired roads and bridges, and a Vermont State budget surplus ? … If so, a Vermont State Bank could make these things possible. Join us => Enosburg, Oct. 13 … Episcopal Church Parish Hall

Put the “lively” back in the livelihoods with Vermont’s New Economy Week


15-Year-Old Develops Flashlight Powered by Body Heat

Reposted from by Mark Boyer, 07/02/13

From a sleeping bag that charges your gadgets to entire buildings heated by body heat, scientists are harvesting the heat emitted by humans as a source of renewable energy. But the latest development in thermoelectric energy generation doesn’t come from a high-tech lab at MIT; it comes from […]

Hot Air versus Wind

From Paul Burns, VPIRG Executive Director:

Did you hear Donald Trump refer to renewable wind energy as “a disaster for the environment” this morning on the radio?

Click here to send an email to give Scotland a thumbs up in the face of Trump’s bullying!

Turns out “The Donald” is suing Scotland for—get this—giving a […]

Constitutional Amendment to Reverse Citizens United

Sanders Introduces Constitutional Amendment

Democracy is for People Amendment Would Reverse Citizens United

Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced a constitutional amendment in the Senate today to overturn a misguided Supreme Court ruling that allowed unrestricted, secret campaign spending by corporations and billionaires.

The amendment, which was […]

Sanders Statement on Passage of Fiscal Bill

WASHINGTON, Jan. 1 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement after Congress approved legislation that extends green energy incentives as part of a bill to preserve tax cuts for working families:

“The ‘fiscal cliff’ agreement was not a ‘good’ piece of legislation but not passing the bill would have been much […]

The Vermont Low Income Trust for Electricity designates three independent directors for the board of the Vermont Electric Power Company

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Low Income Trust for Electricity, Inc. (VLITE) today announced it has designated three independent directors to serve on the Board of Directors of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. (VELCO). VLITE is a nonprofit public benefit corporation, formed as a part of the GMP-CVPS merger, to hold and exercise an ownership […]

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 […]


15th ANNUAL TRAILS WORK DAY — WOW! Saturday, June 2nd 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Meet at Blue Mt. School Rt. 302 in Wells River


Walkers, and All Who Love the Great Outdoors Volunteers needed for trail work on the Wells River Conservation Trails. The 20th Annual National […]

Climate Summer Comes to Vermont

We’re introducing something new in Vermont and we want YOU to be involved! Better Future Project and 350VT are partnering through Climate Summer Vermont to bring an exciting and successful youth education and movement building program to our state starting this summer.

Climate Summer is a summer program for student 18 to 25 years old. […]

From ‘The Do It Store’ To the Upper Valley Co-op

by N.R. Mallery

Upper Valley Co-op’s ‘Vision’ for what’s next includes ‘Being green, energy efficiency and a move toward LEED certification for our facility and to be a model for Co-ops and the community.’

While the Upper Valley Food Cooperative was officially incorporated in summer of 1976, it was actually born from a […]