Author Archives: Sandwich Climate

Climate Activists Force Exxon Board Changes

The New York Times reports: Shareholders of Exxon Mobil dealt the company’s management a defeat on Wednesday by electing at least two of four candidates activist investors had nominated to its board — the first time that has happened, according … Continue reading

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Keene Adopts Community Power, First in NH

“Keene has become the first New Hampshire municipality to adopt a community power program since the state began allowing them in 2019,” according to the Keene Sentinel.  In the story Keene’s mayor praised it as a citizen based, grassroots effort. The … Continue reading

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Biden, Climate & New Hampshire Initiatives

Learn how the Biden administration’s clean energy, infrastructure and jobs initiatives affect New Hampshire and what can we do to help move the process forward. Watch the YouTube video here.  Please share with your friends interested in climate issues. The Sandwich … Continue reading

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Clean Energy Focus of Biden’s $4 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

The New York Times reports that “climate change has become the centerpiece” of President Biden’s $3 trillion to $4 trillion infrastructure rebuilding plan and no longer a side issue as in the past. Administration officials say they view averting catastrophic warming … Continue reading

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When Will Electric Vehicles Take Over?

The New York Times has an in-depth story trying to anticipate when electric vehicles will rule the roads. Volvo and GM have goals of 2030 and 2035 respectively to end combustion engine production and others companies are sure to follow … Continue reading

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Biden Agency Advances Wind Farm Off Massachusetts Coast

Politico reports:  The Interior Department said on Monday it had completed its environmental review for a massive wind farm off the coast of Massachusetts, a key step toward final approval of the long-stalled project that will play a prominent role … Continue reading

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Volvo Exec: No Future for Combustion Engines

The AP reports: Volvo says it will make only electric vehicles by 2030….Henrik Green, Volvo’s chief technology officer,  adds, “There is no long-term future for cars with an internal combustion engine.” GM made a similar announcement earlier this year, with its all electric … Continue reading

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Opinion: Sec. Vilsack Listen to Family Forest Owners

Since 81 percent of New Hampshire is forested and 52 percent of that is owned by families, it will do well for woodlot owners to pay attention to the role and potential economic beneftis family woodlot owners, especially those in … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Texas Power Crisis

Inside Clean Energy newsletter reporter Dan Gearino does a great job of summarizing the good and bad lessons that can be learned from Texas’ massive power outage during the winter of 2021. These lessons are applicable for all electric power … Continue reading

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Biden Decrees Mobilizing Civilian Climate Corps

On April 5, 1933 President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order establishing the Civilian Conservation Corps, the CCC. One of the New Deal’s more popular programs. On January 27, 2021 President Joe Biden signed the comprehensive Executive Order on Tackling … Continue reading

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