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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Carbon Dioxide tops 400 ppm

From NOAA: Carbon Dioxide at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory reaches new milestone: Tops 400 ppm

On May 9, the daily mean concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of Mauna Loa, Hawaii, surpassed 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time since measurements began in 1958. Independent measurements made by both NOAA and the […]

Global Warming: Reality & Solutions for Vermont

Keep the Oil In the Ground!

Are you feeling the climate crisis? From Vermont’s extreme weather events to the severe droughts of the Midwest to the vanishing Arctic ice sheet, it is hard at times to stay hopeful about the future of our planet. Hope is found in our collective actions and […]

Senator Bernie Sanders on Hurricane Sandy

Global Warming and Hurricane Sandy

BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 1 – In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which left scores dead and may have caused $50 billion in damage, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called today for strong action to combat global warming and protect America from future superstorms.

“First and foremost, our thoughts are […]

Green Mountain Power – Information on Hurricane Sandy

For the customers of Green Mountain Power,

As we are preparing for Hurricane Sandy, we want all to know that if the storm causes extensive outages, we will issue regular press releases. You can also check our outage center at for up-to-the-minute updates on how many customers we have experiencing outages.

We have been […]