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Capital Region Meeting of the New York Solar Energy Society

Tour of Union College’s Co-generation Plant Union College, Schenectady, NY Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 10:00 AM -11:30 AM

Marc Donovan, assistant director of facilities, will lead the tour of the one year old $12 million dollar co-generation plant that produces an average of 78% of Union’s total energy.  Here is a good article for background reading […]

Top Ten Reasons to Attend NY-GEO 2017

Numbers 10 through 6! #10  Learn about New York’s Renewable Heating & Cooling Policy Framework, designed to catapult NY’s buildings into a carbon free future. #9  Meet an impressive group of Attendees and Speakers – Last year 200 came from 111 different communities in 25 states, 4 provinces and 5 countries #8   Get Professional Development Credits – […]

Request for Presentations – REV2017: Renewables for All

Please save the date for REV2017: Renewables for All, on October 2 & 3, 2017 in Burlington, Vermont.

We also welcome your ideas and proposals for presentations for our 17th annual conference.  Click here to submit your abstract.

As the premier renewable energy conference in New England, REV’s annual conference convenes the most influential leaders in the renewable […]

SolarFest Energy $avings Day – Sat. March 25th

Energy $avings Day – Sat. March 25th Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester

On Saturday March 25th leading professionals will give presentations and provide 1-on-1 suggestions for how home and business owners can cut their energy costs right now!

Dozens of experts will be on-hand to explain ways to cut heating and cooling costs […]

NYS Office of Climate Change Presentation

Manmade or not, the northeast now has weird weather. We experience record breaking warmer temperatures year after year. This is true for the world at large.  What does this mean for us locally? How bad will it get? How soon? Is it already incrementally detrimental? How soon will really bad stuff happen to us here? […]

This Thursday – Seward Weber Lecture on the Importance of Old-Growth Forests with Tom Wessels

Old-growth forests are an important part of our natural heritage in the Northeast, and allowing old growth to return to the landscape is an essential part of our efforts to improve the ecological integrity of the region.

At this year’s Seward Weber Lecture, Tom Wessels, faculty emeritus at Antioch University New England and author of Reading […]

SAVE THE DATE Acclaimed Architect Sarah Susanka April 5

Acclaimed Architect, Thought Leader, and Inspirational Speaker

Sarah Susanka

Sarah Susanka April 5, 2017 Sarah Susanka’s “Not So Big” message has become a launch pad for a new dimension of understanding—not just about how we inhabit our homes, but also about how we inhabit our planet and even our day-to-day lives.  11:00 Meet […]

Young People are Stepping Up

Young people are stepping up on the big issues facing our state and our world. This is nothing new — students have always been at the forefront of social and political movements — but we are excited by the current wave of enthusiasm and dedication of young Vermont organizers.

#1. Youth Lobby Day 2017!

Youth Lobby Day […]

RESPONDING TO CLIMATE CHANGE in HUDSON VALLEY, NEW YORK: HELL & HIGH WATER

Mark Lowery of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Office of Climate Change will make a science-based presentation about the present and future local dangers from climate change. It will be held on Wednesday, April 5 at the First United Methodist Church, 1 Gilligan Rd. in East Greenbush, NY at 6:30 pm. The meeting […]

EPA Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities

EPA is making grant money available for New England communities to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health and improve the quality of life.

EPA New England’s Healthy Communities Grant Program is currently accepting initial proposals for projects that will benefit one or more New England communities. EPA plans to award a total […]