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students at work on canoe

03-25-2015

Inside UVM's Ecological Design 'Collaboratory'

As students work intently on a project together at GreenHouse, conversation stops. The room is filled with the sound of sanding while four pairs of hands put a smooth finish on a sleek form, to give a Northern white cedar tree a second life — as a canoe.

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Gund Institute Vermont climate change environment Senate Committee

03-26-2015

UVM Scientists to Senate: Climate Change Is Real -- and Caused by Humans

University of Vermont researchers testified to state lawmakers yesterday that climate change is real and caused by human activity. 

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students at work on canoe

03-25-2015

Inside UVM's Ecological Design 'Collaboratory'

As students work intently on a project together at GreenHouse, conversation stops. The room is filled with the sound of sanding while four pairs of hands put a smooth finish on a sleek form, to give a Northern white cedar tree a second life — as a canoe.

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Brendan Clune

03-25-2015

Conference Explores Electric Power From the North

Under the shadow of the 1970’s oil crisis, Vermont’s then-governor Richard Snelling negotiated to purchase electric power from Quebec. In July 1984, the government-owned utility Hydro-Quebec and Vermont finalized a long-term contract, and over the following decades a large portion of the state’s electric power has flowed ...

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