Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Securing Northeast Forest Carbon Program: Part 1

Quechee Gorge, Vermont. (Matthew Bellemare ( CC-BY-SA 3.0 (

Charles Levesque

This is a first in a series of exclusive Green Energy Times articles on some myths about climate change and the role trees and forests play in mitigating climate change’s effects.

We Shouldn’t Cut Trees if We Care about Climate […]

Taming Summer’s Utility Bill Trifecta: Surging Temperatures, Costs, Demand

Dennis Stinson

Summer 2022 promises to be particularly challenging as it relates to America’s home energy costs due to a confluence of three events – rising temperatures, costs and demand – resulting in homeowners facing an intensified fight to keep bills at bay.

A young man is surprised at a […]

DYI Raised Garden Beds: Three Great Woods to Use

Beautiful raised bed garden made of eastern hemlock sawed by Goosebay Sawmill and Lumber. (Photo: Anthony DelGreco)

Lydia West

So, you’ve done some research and decided that raised garden beds are for you. Now you need to decide what lumber to use, and get some tips on just how to construct […]

Delay Is Death

Adobe stock, Nikki Zalewski.

Bob Berwyn

The February 28th report on climate impacts, vulnerabilities and adaptation from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was finalized just as Russia invaded Ukraine. Russian scientists at the online approval session Sunday apologized for their country’s invasion, while the war drew Ukrainian scientists away from […]

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, […]

This Is How You Do It!

New York is Setting the Example on Climate

Kathy Hochul gives State of State address (Darren McGee, Office of Governor Kathy Hochul, via Flickr)

George Harvey

On January 5, New York Governor Kathy Hochul gave her first State of the State address. In it, she outlined a plan for a “New Era for […]

Children’s Programming Needs to Tackle Climate Change

The topic is curiously absent from shows for kids

Photo by Sam Murphy

Tara Haelle

Last February, my kids were thrilled with the huge snowfall we had. It’s rare to get snow in northern Texas, let alone enough to build snowmen and have snowball fights. But within days, the novelty had worn off, […]

How Much Will the Climate Crisis Cost?

Flooding is a huge climate concern. (Michael M. Stoke, CC-BY-SA 2.0,

George Harvey

There are many ways we could address the climate crisis. We could go into denial, despair and do nothing, or get into conflicts over resources. Or we could face the issue in a realistic manner and act on it […]

2022 Beijing Olympics

(Photo: Wikipedia)

Set to Be the Most Environmentally Green to Date

G.E.T. Staff

The 2022 Beijing Olympic Games are set to be the most environmentally green to date. To maintain this high level of carbon neutrality, some technical measures are being implemented. A “Winter Olympics Carbon Measurement” platform is being […]

Green Resolutions for 2022

Happy New Year to our readers! May you resolve to make greener resolutions in 2022. (AdobeStock_466514440/ flyalone)

Janis Petzel, M.D.

As we turn the corner to a new year, we will probably make some resolutions to do things that will improve our lives. Sustainable resolutions may be on your list. How can you […]