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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Out of a Million Headlines, This Is the One I Find Most Frightening

George Harvey – Originally posted at Green Energy Times

Yes, I meant “a million.” It was not hyperbole.

Every day, I search the news for articles on energy and climate change. I gather news items, with links to the original articles, put them up in a […]

Climate Crisis and the Fossil Empire

The dreadful face of climate change shown by Australia’s wildfires in 2019 and 2020. {famvin.org).

Alan K. Betts

Australia is far away, but it has some climate lessons for us. The fire season in the dry southern summer of 2019-2020 was horrifying and bush fires scorched a record 46 million […]

Two Ways to Look at Earth

Earthrise is a photograph of Earth and some of the Moon’s surface that was taken from lunar orbit by astronaut Bill Anders on December 24, 1968, during the Apollo 8 mission. (NASA)

John Bos

Screening out unpleasant and unwanted realities has become the norm for far too many of us in first-world […]

Global Warming Is Killing Our Trees

Quaking aspens are just one type of iconic American tree species that’s losingground against global warming. (John Fowler, FlickrCC)

EarthTalk®, from the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine

It’s true that climate change is already affecting tree distribution and forest cover in the United States (as well as everywhere), but only […]

Fighting the Battles, Winning the War

Kayford Mountain, or what was a mountain.

by James Hansen, 1 June 2021

The battles to slow human-made climate change have been fought bravely by ad hoc groups of concerned citizens – trying to stop pipelines, coal mines, fracking, etc. Winning a battle helps, and fights are beginning to be won, including confrontations in […]

Vermont based DeltaClimeVT climate economy business accelerator selects Energy 2021 cohort and kicks off virtual programming

MONTPELIER, VT – Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) announces the selection of the Energy 2021 cohort of the DeltaClimeVT climate economy business accelerator.

Seven early-stage energy companies from across the U.S. and Canada will work with climate economy leaders, industry experts, potential partners and investment professionals over the next three months while completing an […]

History Cannot Predict the Climate Crisis

by John Bos

In a 1948 speech to the House of Commons, Winston Churchill said, “Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it.” He was paraphrasing George Santayana in 1905 who said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

Both men, politician and philosopher, were […]

Biden’s Plan Needs These Bold Measures to Better Tackle the Climate Crisis

 

Biden’s Plan Needs These Bold Measures to Better Tackle the Climate Crisis

By Steven Nadel, Executive Director

As we recently noted, President Joe Biden’s proposed jobs and infrastructure plan includes unprecedented investments to address climate change, in part through energy efficiency. So far, the proposal is high level, with […]

4/14 Webinar “Your Vermont Climate Council – Economic Impacts, Stories & Solutions”

The 23-member Climate Council was born out of the Global Warming Solutions Act and is tasked with creating a climate action plan to ensure we meet our emissions requirements, prioritize our most vulnerable communities, and build a stronger, more resilient economy. Comprised of representatives from many walks of life, they’re our neighbors, classmates, business leaders, […]

Governor’s Proposed Renewable & Climate Investments

Proposed Renewable & Climate Resiliency Investments to Spur Economic Recovery & Lower Energy Costs

Governor Phil Scott proposed more than $200 million in state-federal climate change mitigation investments that will lower energy burdens and climate pollution while supporting Vermont’s economy.

The Governor’s climate economy proposals include $25 million to expand Vermont’s […]