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PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh climate scientist Eric Leibensperger is giving students the chance to engage in research that begins on the deck of a boat in Lake Champlain. Read more

The Sun

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Geoffrey Barker of Plattsburgh in his June 8 letter to the editor is right to be concerned about Durkee Street parking as related to the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI), but that supposes cars were intended to be included in the plan. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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The 2019 Vermont legislative session is now history, and it’s worth taking stock of its accomplishments, both positive and negative. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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The Long Range Transportation Plan of 1995 reaffirmed as the highest priority the maintenance and improvement of Vermont’s highways and bridges. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Every meeting of the Middlebury student organization WildMidd opens with “nature notes,” as each attendee shares a recent observation of the natural world... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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April 22 marks a half century of celebrating Earth Days, but do we observe it? Beyond Earth Day there is a growing national debate over the Green New Deal. We can each do our part by reducing our driving, use of electricity and consumption of animals Read more

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CASTLETON | As part of its VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Café series, University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H is sponsoring four free Summer of Science programs in June and July for students entering grades 7-12 in the fall. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | In 2017, a series of public discussions, spearheaded by the Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD), was an attempt by the nonprofit environmental-action group to influence select Vermont communities in adopting... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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With crippling storms hitting our country in past months, we look forward to the first day of spring, balmy weather and a superb second chance to actualize those New Year’s resolutions favoring more exercise and healthy eating. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A handful of passionate Plattsburgh City School District students have hatched a plan to reduce their school’s carbon footprint. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Danforth Pewter, a Middlebury based company, has been targeted, along with other firms, in a planned boycott by a group of anti-carbon tax citizen groups. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury’s Town Meeting Day 2019, held at the Middlebury Union High School auditorium on March 4, will likely be remembered by residents as a day for a changing of the guard... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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The Democrats’ Green New Deal’s dismissal of nuclear power dooms it to failure as a realistic plan to reduce carbon emissions, according to some climate change experts. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RAY BROOK | Three Paul Smith’s scientists painted a troubled climatic future for the Adirondacks if the world doesn’t get serious about carbon emissions. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As storms bear down in the Adirondacks and plows prowl the streets, local advocacy groups are keeping a spotlight on the effects of road salt. Read more

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Vermont and France have at least two attributes in common — both produce world class cheese and both have a low carbon footprint. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

I found Dan Alexander’s editorial “The times they are changing” (Jan. 26) quite interesting. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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BURLINGTON | Decisions farmers make over the spring and summer can dramatically increase greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions later in the winter. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Last week, Gov. Phil Scott presented his Fiscal Year 2020 budget priorities for Vermont which included an e-cigarette “vaping” tax, clean water funding and ideas for putting more electric vehicles on the roads. Read more

Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH | Rising sea levels. Melting ice. Droughts. Fires burning more quickly, and more frequently, on the west coast. People in coastal towns displaced by dramatic changes to the landscape. Read more

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