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Brattleboro Town Meeting Expresses Concern

Calling for investigation of the possibility of treason and crimes against humanity

By George Harvey

One of the wonderful things we have in the Vermont is a real democracy, in which the voice of the people can be heard. The Representative Town Meeting of Brattleboro, Vermont voted on the following motion, which I […]

Breaking News on Keystone XL:

Breaking: The Trump administration just approved the presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but this fight is far from over.

Take action: Urge the Nebraska PSC to reject the state permit!

Take action: Urge the Nebraska PSC to reject the state permit!

The Trump administration just approved the presidential permit for the Keystone XL […]

Now is the time – Price on Pollution

It has been an up and down week. On the down side, President Trump’s budget is a handbook of climate denialism. He eliminates almost every federal program designed to study, prepare for, or protect Americans from the threat of global warming.

On the plus side, I was thrilled to join Vermont Representative David Deen in Connecticut on Monday […]

All Progress is Local:

Climate Action is Up to Cities and States Now

By Ben Jervey, Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School

If President Donald Trump sticks to pledges he made on the campaign trail—and so far he is proving to do just that—the federal government won’t be taking any action to reduce national greenhouse gas […]

“You have to keep on moving forward”

 Martin Luther King Jr. Have a good Martin Luther King Jr. Day from Green Energy Times. His words possibly mean more today than ever.

Speak up now to defend community solar and other shared renewables

New York’s energy regulators are considering a policy that would change the way distributed solar and wind energy projects are compensated for the energy they produce. This is the first step in a process to move away from “net metering” in New York.* For years, New York’s net metering policy has made it possible for […]

Tips for Making Thanksgiving Greener and Less Wasteful

EarthTalk® – From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine

Ah, Thanksgiving! For many of us, it’s the favorite holiday because it revolves around togetherness and inclusiveness and preparing and eating our favorite foods—and usually doesn’t include any overt commercialism. But just because you don’t have to […]

Please Help Keep Renewable Energy Going in Vermont

An appeal from Renewable Energy Vermont

Legislators will return to Montpelier this Thursday, June 9th in response to the Governor’s veto of S. 230 – the Energy Development Improvement Act.  Renewable Energy Vermont supports the veto because last minute changes made to S. 230 threaten Vermonters clean energy choices, our ability to reduce climate pollution, and thousands of […]

Proposed Changes to Vermont’s Net Metering Law

READERS TAKE NOTE:

For those of us who live in Vermont, our ability to install net-metered solar may be in jeopardy, due to proposed changes in net metering.

1. If the net metering changes are finalized in their current form, we will likely find that it no longer makes financial sense to go […]

You Can Give a Gift of Life for the Holidays

Photo courtesy of Solavore Works.

 

The best gift for the Holidays is a gift of life. You can do this by joining in on the campaign to help women in three Third-World countries. A woman receives a free solar oven when you buy one for yourself between now and the end of the […]