Like birds and mice, we humans gather fibers from the wider environment to construct, line, and decorate our nests. Since we are a globally dominant species, our nest-building habits have a big impact on the environment, one that’s not always easy to see. It’s just a chair, it’s just a table. […]
A typical logging site seen throughout the Northeast. (AdobeStock_114135548)
Forests, and forest products, are the solution. When we think of so many of the nation’s challenges – rebuilding vibrant rural economies, managing our carbon footprint, ensuring a sustainable environment for future generations – it is clear that forests are […]
Quaking aspens are just one type of iconic American tree species that’s losingground against global warming. (John Fowler, FlickrCC)
EarthTalk®, from the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine
It’s true that climate change is already affecting tree distribution and forest cover in the United States (as well as everywhere), but […]
What would happen if we left all the trees standing? Hemlock woolly adelgids can quickly destroy large stands of hemlocks. Shown is damage in Linville Gorge, North Carolina. (Steve Norman, U.S. Forest Service)
Personal opinion by George Harvey, not necessarily the opinion of Green Energy Times
Biomass is a very controversial […]
The New Hampshire 10-year State Energy Strategy is due for an update and your opinion matters. Help steer New Hampshire towards a greener and brighter future by submitting a public comment to the Office of Strategic Initiatives.
Some initiatives that we hope to see more of:
• Increase the Renewable Portfolio Standard for Class II […]
Renewable Energy Vermont is working hard to ensure that the Standard Offer program continues and we need your help. If legislators don’t take action this year, then next year will be the last Standard Offer RFP and this highly successful, cost-effective, diverse, renewable electricity market opportunity will end.
Senators need to hear from you now. […]
Via the Dartmouth Marine Energy Collegiate Competition team Come to this talk! Thursday, May 8 | 5-6 p.m.
The Future of Marine Energy: Ocean Thermal Energy Conversation Join Dartmouth undergraduates Emily Martinez ’21, Michelle Wang ’21, Santiago Zamora-Castillo ’21, and Andres Rosales ’20 TH ’21 to learn about their efforts in the NREL 2021 […]
Closing in on 100% Renewable Energy
Hanover’s Grasse Road Solar Farm. This image shows the 702kW phase 1 solar array. Phase II will be sized at 1021kW. Courtesy image: Sustainable Hanover.
Robert Taylor and April Salas
In May 2017, Hanover residents endorsed a vision for achieving 100% renewable electricity by 2030, and […]
Hanover, New Hampshire
A 68 kW solar system at the Water Reclamation Facility in Hanover. Images courtesy of Sustainable Hanover, unless otherwise noted.
Nancy Serrell and Robert Taylor
“Change is happening,” says Yolanda Baumgartner, co-chair of Sustainable Hanover, the town committee working with officials to accomplish Hanover’s commitment to 100% renewable energy. “We […]
New Hampshire Climate Action (of the League of Conservation Voters) held a first NH Innovation Conference for Climate Solutions via Zoom on February 24. It was well organized by Seth Paulson-Sacks of Climate Action. Panelists were NH State Senator Tom Sherman, ReVision Energy’s Kimberly Quirk, University of New Hampshire’s Clay Mitchell, and me, […]