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‘Climate of Hope’ on Daily Show

Reposted from Carol Pope’s Blog

Dear friend:

If, like me, 11PM programs are not your daily bread, you may have missed my conversation along with Mike Bloomberg on the Daily Show last night, discussing our book, Climate of Hope. This will be — I’m pretty sure — my highest ratings ever, so I’m sharing […]

South-Central NH Citizens Climate Lobby – monthly group meeting

Are you concerned about climate change, natural gas pipelines, US jobs, or national security? Civic engagement is required to enable a shift in energy policy away from fossil fuels on the time-frame science indicates is necessary to protect our future. Discover Carbon Fee and Dividend, a market-based, revenue neutral solution that will help the economy […]

Our Civic Responsibility: Reflecting on the People’s Climate March

 

People’s Climate March – April 29, 2017

Saturday, April 29, marks the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, and climate activists will challenge reversals to climate protections on federal and state levels. The People’s Climate March is a global movement to give opportunities for people to demonstrate their concerns for the future of our planet. Below is more information on […]

Tackling Transport this Spring

Alan Betts in his all-electric car that is charged with the electricity from his own solar array. Courtesy photo.

By Dr. Alan K. Betts

It has been a warm winter in New England. Burlington had no nights in January below 0 ºF, and the temperature reached a remarkable 70ºF on February 26th. The […]

Vermont Climate Change Perceptions

Tapped maple trees. Photo credit: https://botanistinthekitchen.wordpress.com

By Kirsti Blow, Center for Research on Vermont

The threat of climate change has proven to be one of the nation’s most momentous issues—just not in the concerns of the individual.

A majority of Americans believe in the existence of global warming, and as many as 69 percent […]

Bernie Sanders’ “Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In”

St. Martin’s Press, November 2016, 464 pages, $13.50

Book Review by Roger Lohr

During the Bernie Sanders run for president, the book “Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In” provides perspectives of the progressive movement in the USA. Sanders gives us a brief biography, how his campaign for president was initiated, and an outline of […]

Carbon Fee and Dividend for a Bright Green Future

900 Citizens Climate Lobby volunteers before visiting 502 Congressional offices on June 21, 2016. Photo: Citizens Climate Lobby.

By John Gage

The transition to clean energy is underway, but not fast enough to prevent life-changing consequences from greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon dioxide (CO2), the major contributor to climate change, sea level rise, and ocean […]

Before you argue with a climate denier, watch this

One of the most frustrating parts of being a climate activist is finding yourself in an argument with a self-identified “climate skeptic.”

Maybe they argue that global warming isn’t happening…or that humans aren’t responsible…or even that global warming is good for people!

The truth is, more than 97 percent of publishing climate scientists […]

Tax Reform & Climate Action: The Vermont Case for Carbon Pricing

Montpelier, VT – Vermont legislators today proposed four tax reforms that would:

Create jobs and strengthen the Vermont economy, Prioritize low- and middle-income Vermonters, and Reduce the carbon pollution causing global warming.

“Our bills are conversation starters,” said Representative Johannah Leddy Donovan, a member of the tax-writing Ways & Means Committee and Chair […]