Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

A New Metaphor

Rock Concert fire show (Les Panchyshyn, Wikimedia Commons)

By George Harvey

Freedom of speech?

Imagine being in at a really great indoor rock concert. You got a really good seat, about five rows back from the stage and right in the center of the theater. Exiting out will be a […]

Petitioning The U.S. Senate:

Congress: Don’t let the dirty energy industry kill vital wind power incentives

By Senator Rob Hogg, with Climate Parents Portland, Oregon

Sign The Petition

Unless we act now, vital funding for clean wind power could disappear on December 31. The Koch brothers and dirty energy companies have been lobbying our elected officials to kill […]

Funding Opportunity Announcement: Buildings

Letter of Intent due 12/16/2013

Please be aware of the following Funding Opportunity Announcement: Department of Energy Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/ Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) FY 2014: Phase I (Release 2) includes two building-related categories in which you may be interested:

Advanced Manufacturing Processes to Reduce Soft Costs of Energy-Efficient Building […]


SERG Friends,

I want to encourage you to attend tomorrow’s FREE Button Up Home Energy Saving Workshop, where I will be presenting on basic building science concepts and how to undertake basic air sealing, insulation, and conservation measures to reduce energy use, save money and increase home comfort:

WHEN – Tuesday, November 19 WHERE – […]

DC Energy Renewable Energy Newsletter

2013 Solar Decathlon, Irvine, CA

Every year the US Department of Energy sponsors an international competition to colleges and universities to develop a house that uses as little resources as possible to build and live in. This year, a team from Middlebury College, right here in Vermont, one an award.

Here is a link […]

New Economy Night slated for Sunday, October 13th in Enosburg

Lower taxes, better maintained roads and bridges, and a new source of revenue for the Vermont State budget will be the focus at the New Economy Night on Sunday, October 13th in Enosburg. The presentations and subsequent discussion will focus on how a Vermont State Bank can make these things possible. The event will take […]

Action Alert: October 5 Proclaimed Official Day of Energy Action

Dear Members, Activists, and Friends,

We want to remind you of a big opportunity coming up: Button Up Vermont Day is October 5 and it’s all about taking action on home energy efficiency with your family, friends and neighbors. Sealing up and insulating homes and buildings makes them cheaper to heat and much more comfortable. […]

Open House Tour of LEED Certified Home

Public Information Session for Solar Thermal Installation

Lakes Region Community Services Installs Solar Energy in Plymouth August 6th Public Information Session, 1:30pm

Plymouth: Lakes Region Community Services (LRCS) is working with the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative (PAREI) to install two solar thermal collectors on one of their residential buildings in Plymouth. This building is home to 4 individuals […]

Sustainability Solutions Café and More

Sustainability Solutions Café

Wednesday, July 24 12:30–1:30 PM Fairchild Tower Informal discussion over a catered lunch!

Hal Hamilton, Founder of the Sustainable Food Lab

Hal Hamilton founded and co-directs the Sustainable Food Lab. The purpose of the Sustainable Food Lab is to mainstream sustainability in global food supply, and its projects are all aimed at […]