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 […]
Gravely’s new Pro-Turn Z-turn mower. (Gravely.com)
A recent DOT- Federal Highway Administration analysis (https://bit.ly/2Sbv7xD) estimated that about 5.5 million gallons of gasoline are burned every year by lawn care equipment in Vermont. Since burning a gallon of gas emits around 20# of CO₂, that represents 5,500 tons of CO₂ released into the […]
Robot lawnmowers keep emissions to zero, ticks at bay with time for gardening for thishomeowner. (N.R. Mallery)
Your lawn: green oasis or something you feel vaguely guilty about? Many people these days think that lawns should be a thing of the past. The trouble is, they actually are. […]
Mile End Residents (Flickr)
Despite what you may have heard in the national news over the last few years, the recycling industry is alive and well, catering to growing market demands for recycled content products and creating ever more domestic outlets. However, in order to do that, we have to […]
Photo by Joyce Dutka
There is a duck sitting, floating in the river under some leafy branches, so I can barely see him.
The camel stands up tall and watches us as we walk out from the rocky path. I am thirsty from my hike, but I do not […]
Young people near the Woodstock music festival in August 1969. (Wikipedia)
The polls are closed, the results are in, and four out of five of my IPA-drinking friends agree. The hippies had it right. And if we had continued on their track, western civilization would have evolved much differently over the past […]
We are all familiar with the 3R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. This concept of managing our waste is now taught to our children as soon as they get into school. Many youngsters are learning it at home, before they get to school.
The 3R’s are the preamble […]
The phrase “Zero Waste” has been bandied about by gorgeous thirty-something Instagrammers long enough, so most of us have at least heard the term. It can seem like a nearly impossible goal, especially when the social media mavens hawking it have professional photo shoots of their not-quite-full-pint jar of yearly trash (while the […]
Electric Groomer Keeps the Trails in Shape at a Local X-C Ski Center
Incorporating a 2015 Smart Fortwo electric vehicle in the design, this all-electric groomer gets 10-15km of grooming range pulling a six-foot wide drag at Sleepy Hollow Ski Center. Image courtesy of Eli Enman.
“We have completed our […]
Communities dig terraces to stop soil erosion in Lushoto, Tanzania. Image: Georgina Smith/CIAT
What if we really could have it all? Abundant, nourishing food for everyone, farmers able to make a good living while producing it, beautiful wildlands, a resurgence of threatened plants, bugs, birds, and animals, and a cooler […]