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On April 29, a group of RNRG employees traveled from Vermont to Washington, D.C. to attend the People’s Climate March.
“The work you are doing matters. I actually don’t want to take up much of your time, because you guys need to get back at it.”
It’s not every day that one of the world’s leading climate activists stops by your office and says that your day job matters. But we were lucky to have Bill McKibben, author, environmentalist, and founder of 350.org, visit the RNRG headquarters on July 14th.
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“Pain at the pump” is a common expression in the US news media. Filling up your vehicle is a chore and watching the meter rise is a helpless feeling. When I started working at NRG Systems, gasoline was under $1 a gallon. Those days aren’t coming back.
How hard can it be to get a bus line to go up and down 40+ miles of country road twice a day? Hard enough! Making it happen on Route 116 required many Vermonters to go out on a limb, expand their understanding of their personal and institutional possibilities, and...
People lucky enough to be on the roads at 7am in Burlington, Vermont might catch sight of NRG Systems mechanical engineer Paul Smith on his way to work:Frequent Answers
At the end of 2009 the U.S. ranked 14th in reading, 17th in science and 25th in math among 34 nations on education standards. It doesn’t take a genius to see that we are falling behind.
Have you seen anything in the past two weeks on the front page of the New York Times, Washington Post or Los Angeles Times about the climate change talks? No? Neither have I. This is somewhat curious since all three of these cities are at sea level and can anticipate...
I recently had the opportunity to participate in two protests in Washington, DC to raise awareness about the Keystone XL pipeline and the dangers this project presents to the environment and climate change. The protests were organized by 350.org, whose mission is to build a global grassroots movement to solve the...