Since 1970, Burlington, Vermont has had the largest increase in average winter temperature across the nation. Burlington’s average has increased by 7°F in the past 47 years, slowing the onset of winter. Researchers have also recently examined how Vermont’s maple… Continue Reading
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Today, not only are more and more individuals focusing their efforts on environmental issues, but whole universities, cities, and businesses are also beginning to work toward a more sustainable future. The idea behind a sustainable business model is to eliminate… Continue Reading
Burlington, Vermont undoubtedly hosts a variety of businesses, many of which encourage rapid and thoughtless consumption. But hidden among name brand retailers and developed shopping centers is a culture of reuse that has thrived in a city that is often… Continue Reading
Burlington, Vermont sits in the far north of New England, a liberal oasis in a sea of rural Vermont paleo-conservatism. Nestled in the Champlain Valley, a certain type of person? is called to this little city of roughly 42,000 people. The folks? who answer this calling generally congregate at the six collegiate-level schools in the city, one of these schools being the University of Vermont. Continue Reading
Thanks to Pete Garritano, 2010 independent Vermont Lieutenant Governor candidate and farmer, for his insightful review of Murray Bookchin’s new book of collected essays entitled The Next Revolution. One of Vermont’s most acclaimed decentralists, Bookchin’s new book captures his evolving… Continue Reading
Vermont independence in under SEVEN minutes? With pictures? Indeed. 2VR will be presenting a “Pecha Kucha” (a hip Japanese term for “chit chat,” and new rapid-fire presentation style) presentation entitled “2VR: The Case for Vermont Independence” as part of Thursday,… Continue Reading
Inquiring Vermont minds want to know. Especially given the exorbitant costs of the F-35. And the safety record, or lack thereof. And the flight time testing prior to basing, or lack thereof. And the noise. And the fact that Burlington… Continue Reading