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A Vote for Sanders is a Vote for Our Renewable Future

by Paul Gipe, Feb. 12, 2020

This spring Germans will celebrate the 20th anniversary of a groundbreaking policy that launched a renewable energy revolution in the country. Critics at the time said it couldn’t be done. They were wrong. Today Germany produces nearly 50% of its electricity from wind, solar, and other renewables, creating hundreds […]

SUPPORT SENATE BILL 603-FN: The Biomass and Forest Products Workers Assistance Act of 2020

Sponsored by Senators Feltes, Fuller Clark, Hennessey, and Cavanaugh from Catherine M. Corkery, NH Chapter Chair of New Hampshire Sierra Club catherine.corkery@sierraclub.org, c – 603-491-1929, o – 603-224-8222

AN ACT relative to financial assistance for biomass and forest product workers.

Summary:

This bill authorizes the Department of Employment Security to use up to $250,000 […]

Vermont House Passes Act 250 Modernization Bill that Strengthens Environmental Protections

Vermont House Passes Act 250 Modernization Bill that Strengthens Environmental Protections in Vermont’s Land Use Law Montpelier, VT – On February 28, 2020, the Vermont House of Representatives passed H.926, an Act 250 modernization bill, 88 to 52 with tri-partisan support. This legislation strengthens Act 250 environmental protections and equips Vermont’s land use law […]

Climate Advocates Bennington

NY: Climate Action Film Festival

Climate Action Film Festival-Albany Debut

SunCommon is pleased to announce a showing of the Climate Action Film Festival in Albany, NY. This is a collection of short films from near and far featuring stories about those taking action against climate change. We will step away from the doom and gloom we know too well and move to a place of […]

Urge The Senate Natural Resources Committee to Act on S. 311 – The Green New Deal

Urge The Senate Natural Resources Committee To Move On The Only Current Bill That Will Fund Immediate Action On Climate Change S. 311 – The Green New Deal Last week, Washington County Senator, Anthony Pollina introduced S. 311 – The Green New Deal to the Senate’s Natural Resources Committee. On passage, this bill will […]

Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI) Commentary

This commentary is by Jenn Swain, the Global Senior Sustainability Manager at Burton, and Jen Kimmich, co-founder and CEO of the Alchemist Brewery

About TCI: Why it’s good for business, the environment & equity

In December, a bipartisan group from twelve Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states that make up the Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI) released […]

Sign on: VT Business Supports Renewables

I am reaching out today to ask you to sign this letter before January 26th to demonstrate your support for a 100% Renewable Energy Standard (S. 267).

Nearly 100 businesses have already signed on and we hope you will, too. Share this email with your supply-chain vendors, contractors, business customers and fellow community business leaders […]

January 30 Deadline Set for Candidates Seeking Nomination to NHEC Board of Directors

PLYMOUTH, NH – Members of the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Inc. (NHEC) interested in being considered for nomination to the organization’s board of directors should submit their materials to the Nominating Committee by 4:30 p.m. on January 30, 2020. More information is available on NHEC’s web site at www.nhec.com.

“We are seeking qualified members with […]