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PLATTSBURGH | As another act to make The City of Plattsburgh a New York State Climate Smart Community, the city council voted to join together with the Town of Plattsburgh and municipalities to reduce greenhouse emissions with a new act. Read more

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RAY BROOK | The Ray Brook Biomass Project boilers fired up last Friday, switching from fossil fuel to pellets to heat state office buildings. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Green Party Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins visited Plattsburgh as part of his campaign last week. He visited and met with supporters at city hall, Olive Ridleys and SUNY Plattsburgh Nov. 20-21. Read more

The Sun

A significant number of Americans are “on the fence” regarding whether climate change is truly a major, urgent threat to our country and our world, and whether it is caused primarily by human actions. Read more

Guest Columnists

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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

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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

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The Dec. 11 Rutland Herald editorial, titled “Classic Conundrum,” asks whether Vermont should tax fossil fuels as “the best, most effective way to limit greenhouse gas emissions” or pass because it’s “a tough sell,”... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

I have no fear of zombies, witches or evil clowns lurking on Halloween. Read more

Letters to the Editor

A year ago Gov. Phil Scott created the Vermont Climate Action Commission in response to clamor generated by the state’s environmental organizations determined to make Vermonters take bold action to defeat... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

As a lifelong dairy farmer, I bring a unique perspective to my work with the Governor’s Climate Action Commission. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

With scorching heat and raging wildfires in the west and torrential downpours and massive flooding in the east, global warming is not just about a gentle sea rise any more. Read more

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

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

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

The Vermont Eagle

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

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MONTPELIER - Immigrants seeking asylum in Canada have been traveling in large numbers to an unmanned border crossing in Champlain, New York, where they are arrested by Canadian police for illegal entry, WCAX reported July 31. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County has OKed a pair of electric vehicle charging stations. Read more

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Our Sun’s spell-check shrank CO-2 100-fold and Mr. Pagano’s pouncing highlit how tiny a trace gas it is. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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ESSEX — First-ever event will see world-class experts aid local farmers in climate resiliency techniques Read more

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