Dr. Ben Luce, renewable energy expert and professor of physics and sustainability at Lyndon State College, speaks at Grafton Woodlands Group on January 15, 2016. Professor Luce spent several years in New Mexico, where he advocated with environmental nonprofits to pass significant renewable energy legislation; additionally, he was the head of alternative energy for Los Alamos National Laboratory. Since returning to Vermont in 2008, he has conducted intense studies of the numerous proposed industrial wind projects sited on ridgelines in the Northeast. Professor Luce speaks to the negative environmental and social impacts of Vermont’s current energy plan and discuss the wide variety of better ways to develop renewables.