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HAGUE | “Gardening for Climate Change” will be the subject of the next Carillon Garden Club program on Thursday, May 17 at 11 a.m. at the Hague Community Center on Route 8 in Hague. more

The Sun

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Pete DeMola

QUEENSBURY | Candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for New York’s 21st Congressional District drilled into environmental issues at a forum in Queensbury on Monday. more

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As Vermont prepares for the July 1 legalization of “personal possession” of marijuana and next year’s looming legislative battle over full commercial cultivation and sale, there’s more bad news about the impact of marijuana use on suicide and traffic more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | After a divisive start in Pownal last July, the Vermont Council on Rural Development has targeted Randolph for its next community to participate in the Climate Economy Model Communities program. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermonters have stayed warm during winter since the days native Abenaki people hunted the woods and streams of  the future Green Mountain State. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Billing itself as 350.org’s climate-resistance campaign, Fossil Free Fast kicked off an anti-Trump campaign 2020 lobbying effort Wednesday via the internet. more

The Vermont Eagle

Fellow Vermonters, I was asked by a member of the media last week at my weekly press conference how I’ve arrived at a calculation I frequently use to highlight our past and present economic and demographic challenges – the phrase I use is ‘6-3-1.’ more

Letters to the Editor

Just as the Vermont-connected “Fossil-Free Fast” resistance kicked off its climate-change crusade Jan. 31... more

Editorials

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MIDDLEBURY | Several outspoken Addison County residents, who attended an Ethan Allen Institute (EAI) presentation about a new, proposed Vermont carbon tax, expressed their displeasure with the so-called ESSEX Plan... more

The Vermont Eagle

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Pete DeMola

PLATTSBURGH | Forestry associations, environmental groups and state lawmakers are asking the governor to prioritize reform of a program designed to preserve timberlands by giving private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | State Rep. Amy Sheldon of East Middlebury has been named a Climate Champion by the social-justice activist group Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR). more

The Vermont Eagle

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Vermont utilities have to import “offset” nuclear power via New Hampshire’s Seabrook Nuclear Power Station, a zero-carbon, high energy workhorse. more

Editorials

Here’s an interesting insight into the arcane world of global renewable energy politics, based on the Oct. 30 column in Forbes by widely-read energy blogger Rod Adams. more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) invites communities interested in charting a path to a more prosperous and self-sufficient future to participate in the 2018 Climate Economy Model Communities Program. more

The Vermont Eagle

The Carbon Tax really is the zombie, body snatcher legislation that will not die. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Citizens of Middlebury and surrounding towns gathered on Oct. 26 as part of the Greater Middlebury Climate Economy Initiative to prioritize action ideas that will guide the work of the program moving forward. more

The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER |  On Oct. 12, former Vermont state Sen. Wendy Wilton of Rutland asked her Facebook friends, “Anybody have an update on whether or not Vermont is meeting its [greenhouse gas emission reduction] goals?” more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Environmentally minded residents of the Addison County shire town of Middlebury are determined to place climate change front-and-center in shaping the college community’s future economic path. more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY |  The long-term prognosis for the health of Vermonters who work and play in the great outdoors isn’t good. more

The Vermont Eagle

Free electricity from the Sun has been a dream for decades. more

The Vermont Eagle

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