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Why did Ida cause so much less damage than Katrina? Because government did its job

Carl Pope

“A version of this article appeared in Salon“

The most significant images from Hurricane Ida’s devastating landfall on the Gulf Coast are the ones we are not seeing: no refugees huddled in the Superdome, no shots of block after block of New Orleans under water, no miles of overtopped and crumbling […]

Climate Scientists Meet As Floods, Fires, Droughts And Heat Waves Batter Countries

More than 200 of the world’s leading climate scientists will begin meeting today to finalize a landmark report summarizing how Earth’s climate has already changed, and what humans can expect for the rest of the century.

The report is the sixth edition of an assessment of the latest climate science from the Intergovernmental Panel on […]

New England Is Also on Fire

Looking down into a Forest Fire. Image: Wikipedia Commons/defenseimagery.mil

What a record fire season signals about the future of a wet state

Philip Kiefer

In mid-May, Chris Easton, an assistant fire chief in the town of Dixmont, Maine, was standing in his yard when he noticed a huge column […]

Joseph’s First Two Days in Puerto Rico

Near San Juan, it was still just wreckage on October 30, 2017, 40 days after landfall. Photo courtesy of Joseph Mangum.

By George Harvey

Readers may recognize the name of Joseph Mangum, of Sunnyside Solar in West Brattleboro, Vermont. An earlier article about his work to set up solar systems in Puerto Rico […]

Help from Vermont is on its way to Puerto Rico!

Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

By George Harvey

Regular visitors to the Green Energy Times website may recall an item that was posted on October 7, “Solar Power and Water for Puerto Rico.” In it, Joseph Mangum, who runs Sunnyside Solar in West Brattleboro, Vermont, made a plea for donations to help people […]

New Precipitation Models for New York State

Extreme Precipitation Projections to Help New York State with Planning

Millbrook, NY, January 17, 2017 – Hurricanes Irene, Sandy, and Lee are examples of extreme precipitation events that have caused destruction and deaths in New York State. In 2009 alone, 175 total flooding events in New York State led to $32.82 […]

FIRE POTENTIAL ALERT!! SUGARING OPERATIONS in the northeast should BE AWARE AND ALERT!

The Weather Channel has issued an alert FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS EXIST FOR THE AREA … Mar 31, 2016 7:01AM

…FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS EXIST FOR PARTS OF THE AREA TODAY and longer……

LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS TODAY

COULD HAVE AN IMPACT ON ANY FIRE STARTS. THE GREATEST CONCERN

WILL EXIST THIS […]

Business Continuity Workshop for Regional Economic Resiliency.

There will be a public workshop on Tuesday February 3rd from 7:00-11:00 am at the Hypertherm Facility, 71 Heater Road, Lebanon NH.

LEBANON, NH (January 5, 2015) – The impact of a severe weather event is sometimes quantified by the loss of life and property. Often, these events can have lasting economic impacts on […]

How Climate Change And Budget Cuts Could Make This The Most Dangerous Hurricane Season Ever

From Global Possibilities: by Casey Danson

The Atlantic hurricane season officially begins on Saturday and despite warnings of an above-average season and increasingly intense storms driven by climate change, key agencies are facing mandatory cuts that threaten their ability to prepare and protect at-risk communities.

In releasing its annual hurricane season outlook last week, the […]

Flood Warnings

the hydro generation team is monitoring its 32 hydro stations and dams across the state…very focused on the four dams on the Lamoille River system… […]