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Gas Cars’ Supply Chain Causes Far More Damage Than EVs – Yale University Study

Gas cars produce more supply chain emissions than EVs. (Photo:

Barbara Whitchurch

My favorite food, guacamole, has a built-in supply-chain environmental impact. Made from avocados, which are certainly not grown in Vermont, it requires farming, tending, harvesting, packaging, and lots of shipping. And if I want my guacamole pre-smushed and […]

It’s Not Just About Global Warming – Air Pollution and Health

More than 90% of children around the world are exposed to dirty air from the burning of fossil fuels. (Aliaksandr Marko/Adobe stock photo)

Janis Petzel, M.D.

Startling news from the science journal, Nature: Scientists are running out of children who have not been exposed to toxic air pollution to use as […]

Stick It to Putin – Drive Electric Now


Paul Gipe

You can—and should–do more to help Ukraine than waving a digital flag on social media. You can stick it to Putin, weaken his war machine, and drive a stake through the heart of oil oligarchs, wherever they are, by going electric. Ditch the diesel truck, park your polluter, […]

The FY23 Transportation Bill Makes Makes Essential and Innovative Investments to Reach Vermont’s Climate Targets

Statement from: Robb Kidd, Vermont Chapter of the Sierra Club, Ben Edgerly Walsh, Vermont Public Interest Research Group, Johanna Miller, Vermont Natural Resources Council Dale Azaria, Conservation Law Foundation Lauren Hierl, Vermont Conservation Voters Jordan Giaconia, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility “Today, the Vermont House Committee on Transportation unanimously passed the FY23 Transportation Bill […]

Transportation for Vermonters Releases Policy Agenda for 2022 Legislative Session

T4VT Coalition Priorities Include Access to Electric Vehicles, Supporting Downtowns, Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure, and Long-Term Transportation Funding

Transportation for Vermonters (T4VT) recently released their policy agenda for the 2022 Vermont legislative session. T4VT is a diverse coalition of organizations, businesses and institutions committed to working together, creatively, and across sectors to achieve a sustainable, […]

The Many Faces of Norwich Technologies:

Norwich EV

Norwich EV charger installation at Orvis in Manchester, Vermont through the Green Mountain Power Workplace Charger Program. (Courtesy photo).

George Harvey

When Norwich Solar Technologies was founded, in 2011, it was already unique. The country is full of great solar designers and installers, people and companies that are truly […]

Vehicle Idling in the Winter

Idling vehicles waste fuel and money. Idling also has a negative impact on our health and environment. (Photo: Flickr/MN Pollution Control Agency)

Wayne Michaud

Ugh, it’s cold outside! And not only that, it snowed four inches last night. But, no matter, I have to drive the pickup truck into town to […]

Contractor Spotlight: Cyclewise

Tamara Boise, with a new electric Zero motorcycle

Efficiency Vermont’s Efficiency Excellence Network’s (EEN) Spotlight: Cyclewise

Interview with Tamara Boise, Owner of Cyclewise, Inc.

Cyclewise, Inc. is a 25-year-old powersport dealership located in New Haven, Vermont

G.E.T. Staff

G.E.T.: What is your title, […]

The Birth of the Charging Across America Challenge 2022

Rob Swartz and the record setting 1924 Ford Model T Speedster he built before he was old enough to drive. (Photo by Eric Studer)

Eric Studer

Rob Swartz has a simple mission statement for each of his motorcycle businesses, “Make every client’s next ride their best one.” He is […]

Energy accelerator DeltaClimeVT seeks entrepreneurs focused on increasing adoption of clean energy, smart building and electric vehicle technologies

The DeltaClimeVT climate economy business accelerator is seeking innovative, early-stage, energy companies focused on increasing adoption of clean energy, smart building and electric vehicle technologies that enable accelerated integration of distributed energy resources without the need for costly infrastructure upgrades.

Entrepreneurs will work directly with Vermont utilities to contribute to Vermont’s 90/50 and Burlington’s Net […]