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Eat More Kale’s Bo Muller-Moore Wins Trademark Battle

Eat More Kale’s Bo Muller-Moore Wins Trademark Battle

After a three year legal battle small Vermont t-shirt company wins “Chick-fil-A did me a bit of a favor: They handed me lemons, and I made lemonade.” Surrounded by press, friends and supporters, including Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, Bo Muller-Moore took to the microphone and stole the show. With integrity in hand, Bo thanked hisContinue Reading

Why We Love Vermont by Claudia Stauber

Why We Love Vermont by Claudia Stauber

Support the arts – Buy a book from a local author Buy your holiday gifts locally Claudia Stauber will be signing both her books at Stowe Books on December 20, 2014 from 11 to 1. You might even get to meet Eddie in person! “Why We Love Vermont” is homegrown and Farmfresh, this book willContinue Reading

Passionate conservationist, Martin Litton passes away at 97

Passionate conservationist, Martin Litton passes away at 97

The torch is passed. Will you take it? Sometimes we forget that there have been conservationists around for a long time. At 97, and having been involved with the outdoors his entire life, Martin Litton saw a great deal of change. Imagine, as a young man he went to the ranch that is now theContinue Reading

Bill Nye on making his home use energy more efficiently

Bill Nye on making his home use energy more efficiently

 Upgrading a 1951 home to modern efficiency levels    

Can we 3-D print our way out of the climate crisis?

Can we 3-D print our way out of the climate crisis?

Pre-People’s Climate March Panel Discussion Blew Our Minds Four influential people share their ideas On the evening before the People’s Climate March, September 20, 2014, I was alerted to, and got to attend, a panel discussion entitled, The Climate Crisis: Which Way Out? Brian Lehrer, the popular host of WNYC Radio’s Brian Lehrer Show, moderatedContinue Reading

Obama Addresses UN Climate Summit After People’s Climate March

Obama Addresses UN Climate Summit After People’s Climate March

Although renewables have made progress, much more to be done Says country aims at reducing carbon footprint and challenges other nations to do the same The President announces executive order requiring U.S. agencies to take climate into consideration when providing international development assistance.  

One Reason It’s Time to Answer Bill McKibben’s Call to Arms

One Reason It’s Time to Answer Bill McKibben’s Call to Arms

All the big social movements throughout history have had people marching in the streets The People’s Climate March will be no different – Join old friends and new ones on Sept 21 in NYC Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. World leaders will be gathering in NYC for aContinue Reading

The climate has changed and is knocking at your door

The climate has changed and is knocking at your door

Norfolk Virginia is sinking and the ocean is risking That’s bad news for a coastal town Streets that occasionally were flooded, in years past, now flood every time there’s a full moon in Norfolk. This PBS video is a stark wake-up call to those who still think the climate change will happen in the future. We’veContinue Reading

Political change is starting on the local level

Political change is starting on the local level

Democratic State House Candidates’ Forum in Thetford Vermont Full House – Standing Room Only I’m not a “reporter.” At least not in the traditional sense of the word. Although, I do like going to events and sharing my impressions. My impressions from last night’s Democratic State House Candidates’ Forum at the Thetford Center Community Building wasContinue Reading

India wins big on clean energy with World Bank investing $775 million – Economic Times

India wins big on clean energy with World Bank investing $775 million – Economic Times

The United States is going to have to get serious about renewable energy and energy efficiency if it plans to “lead the world.” from the Economic Times: “The World Bank is ready to partner with the government in scaling up sustainable clean energy investments.” Minister for Power, Coal and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal recently saidContinue Reading

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