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A question of values.

    Wind turbines on our mountains carry too high a price Reposted from VTDigger. Editor’s note: This op-ed is by Charles W. Johnson, the retired Vermont State Naturalist and author of “The Nature of Vermont” and other books on natural history. Huge wind turbines vs. the mountains. Environmentalists vs. environmentalists. An unfamiliar, uncomfortable fight is on. I have been involved in conservation in Vermont for over 40 years, and this is the first time in my memory that two great environmental issues have collided head-on: growing concern about nonrenewable resources and climate change against growing concern about losing what we’ve worked so hard to save in Vermont’s landscape. Why is this happening? I think because we have run into a serious ethical issue we have not taken time to consider adequately: How far should our … Read entire article »

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Ben Luce Lecture is this Friday.

Too Close. Please help distribute postcards this Wedneday and Thursday. Flyers are available to print and distribute now. If you need some cards to distribute, please email us at preserve @ and we will get some to you. Arrests at Lowell Mountain in Vermont Audio account of arrests by Vermont Public Radio, interview with the JOURNALIST WHO WAS ARRESTED along with the protestors: jwplayer('jwplayer-1').setup({"flashplayer":"http:\/\/\/blog\/wp-content\/uploads\/jw-player-plugin-for-wordpress\/player\/player.swf","width":"400","height":"40","controlbar":"bottom","skin":"http:\/\/\/blog\/wp-content\/plugins\/jw-player-plugin-for-wordpress\/skins\/","dock":"false","autostart":"false","mediaid":"1700","image":"","playerReady":"function(obj) { document.getElementById(obj['id']) = document.getElementById(obj['id']).getPluginConfig('controlbar')['height'] + 'px'; }","icons":"","file":"http:\/\/\/blog\/wp-content\/uploads\/2011\/12\/2way-1206o.mp3","modes":[{"type":"flash","src":"http:\/\/\/blog\/wp-content\/uploads\/jw-player-plugin-for-wordpress\/player\/player.swf"},{"type":"html5","config":{"streamer":"","provider":""}},{"type":"download","config":{"streamer":"","provider":""}}]}); Much more on this developing story is at MountainTalk  – … Read entire article »

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Yep. Not green at all.

In the NYTIMES today: (Please take a moment to read, and link, and comment on this.) … Read entire article »

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