The Vermont Cynic

Focus of new film: finding ways to reuse

Kelsey Neubauer, Staff Writer

September 15, 2015

An environmental justice film premiered at Merrill’s Roxy theater this week. “REUSE! Because You Can’t Recycle the Planet,” directed by  Alex Eaves, made its Burlington premier at the local theater Sept. 10. The screening was hosted by Eaves and the Peace and Justice Center. The Peace and...

Need common sense and evidence

March 31, 2015

Dear Editor,This is a response to the letter about carbon pollution tax that turned into a environmentalist rant.As a fellow reader and scientist, I would like to reach out with the alternative voice, it is tiresome to see short minded, ill formed, radical opinions flooding all over at UVM. All too often...

For a carbon pollution tax

March 24, 2015

Dear Editor,Climate activists and liberal policy makers often cite the harm that climate change will cause to future generations, saying that our children and grandchildren will feel the drastic effects caused by our neglect to act. Forty years ago this may have been true.Today, those children and gra...

Oil and the American petrodollar

February 10, 2015

The plunge in the price of oil has shaken the international markets.Russia’s currency nearly collapsed, the American shale oil industry fears extinction and consumers happily fill up their tanks at a lower cost.At the same time, the dollar saw itself rise in value relative to other currencies. This can be attrib...

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