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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

Feb 9, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by YouTube & 350.org

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

Feb 7, 2018 9:00 AM 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

Feb 6, 2018 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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

Feb 5, 2018 3:22 PM Editorials

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

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

Jan 16, 2018 12:00 PM 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

Jan 16, 2018 10:09 AM 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

Dec 12, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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

Dec 12, 2017 7:00 AM 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

Dec 6, 2017 12:00 PM 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

Dec 2, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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

Nov 25, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

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

Nov 14, 2017 3:00 PM 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

Nov 8, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

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

Nov 8, 2017 9:00 AM 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

Oct 29, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

A recent op-ed by Sabrina Melendez, a self-described climate activist and student at Bennington College, leaves one’s mouth agape, wondering if the author actually expects anyone to buy what she’s saying about the carbon tax... more

Oct 20, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | People come to the Adirondacks to escape from urban woes. more

Oct 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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STONY CREEK | How U.S. citizens are resisting governmental restrictions in order to retain their homes, businesses and land rights is the theme of the 21st annual conference of the Property Rights Foundation of America. more

Oct 13, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

MIDDLEBURY | VCRD’s mission in conducting public discussions around Vermont is to urge communities to “confront climate change through innovative economic development.” more

Sep 26, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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