Today power plants primarily in the Northeast will bid on the right to put carbon into the atmosphere.
An open auction takes place under rules set by the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI.
The goal is to reduce carbon emissions and New Hampshire is one of ten states involved in the auction.
NHPR’s Amy Quinton explains.
Our search for the next green thing brought us back to college.
From the Ivy League to community colleges, in dorm rooms and lecture halls, higher ed institutions are finding ways to combat global warming. It's appropriate, given that today's undergrad will likely live to see the planet's ice caps melt.
It seems everywhere you turn these days more businesses are going “green” or at least trying to.
But not every business leader knows exactly what that means or how it might affect the bottom line. So earlier this week, the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce set out on a quest to make sure businesses realize the smallest step can make a huge difference.
Local Energy committees across the state have been hard at work trying to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in their towns.
Last year, 164 towns passed non-binding global warming resolutions asking town selectmen to consider appointing the volunteer groups.
One year later, more than half the towns have formed them or are in the process.
New Hampshire Public Radio’s Amy ...
The Town of Epping is taking energy-efficiency to the next level.
Last year, the town passed the first ordinance in the state to require energy efficiency in its commercial buildings.
Now, Epping has gone green with its own 125 year old Town Hall.
As New Hampshire Public Radio’s Amy Quinton reports, the change will save the town and taxpayers thousands of dollars every ...