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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

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

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MONTPELIER | In Colorado, commercial marijuana cultivation comprises about half of all demand for new electricity. more

Dec 5, 2017 12:00 PM 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

Nov 8, 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

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

Oct 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

Vermont, along with 19 other states, has a long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction mandate. more

Sep 14, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER | Earlier this summer, Gov. Phil Scott announced plans for a marijuana legalization study commission. more

Sep 6, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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The newly-formed Vermont Climate Action Commission must grow the economy, put Vermonters on a path to affordability and not leave anyone behind, a July 20 statement from the office of Gov. Phil Scott stated. more

Aug 4, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Before life arrived, most of the carbon on our planet was either in the form of carbonate minerals in rocks or as carbon dioxide gas, and most of the latter existed either in the atmosphere or dissolved in the ocean. more

May 31, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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VERGENNES — Have you ever wondered how local and regional transportation decisions are made? more

May 9, 2017 2:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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BRISTOL — Students from Mt. Abraham Union Middle and High Schools joined more than 1,400 counterparts from across the state on April 12 for Youth Lobby Day 2017 in Montpelier. more

Apr 17, 2017 2:30 PM The Vermont Eagle

Ten women from Lake Placid and Saranac Lake met with Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) on April 1 to discuss several concerns. more

Apr 17, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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MIDDLEBURY — A new solar project spanning 38 acres and generating 20 megawatts of capacity stands to become the largest solar installation in the Green Mountain State, but it may curtail cheaper renewable energy projects. more

Apr 11, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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Former North Country resident now fighting for what he believes in across the state, county more

Feb 24, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

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Final showdown sees candidates offer sharp contrasts as they try to close the deal just two weeks before election day more

Oct 25, 2016 12:03 PM The Sun

HINESBURG – The 41-mile-long Vermont Gas natural gas pipeline running from Colchester to Middlebury has received its share of delays and cost overruns in recent years. more

Oct 24, 2016 1:15 PM The Vermont Eagle

PANTON — Green Mountain Power and Efficiency Vermont are partnering on a community-wide energy transformation project in Panton to reduce energy costs, lower fossil fuel use and improve comfort. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Over the past legislative session, the issue of divesting state pension funds of fossil fuel investments received considerable debate both in the State House and around Vermont. more

Aug 24, 2016 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Let me respond to just two of the many charges —about my recent commentary in the Vermont Eagle—made by Pittsford’s self-promoted “leading climate scientist” Alan Betts in a letter to the Eagle. more

Jun 29, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

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