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Jock Gill: Climate crisis requires us to become carbon negative

This commentary is by Jock Gill, of Peacham, an internet communications consultant who served in President Bill Clinton’s Office of Media Affairs. He is town energy coordinator in Peacham.

Vermont, and the developed world in general, has failed to come to grips with the fact that, even if we could reach zero emissions in […]

The Facing the Climate Crisis Talks in Montpelier

Do you live near Montpelier and want to learn more about how to face the upcoming climate crisis? Through a partnership of several local organizations, five free talks titled Facing the Climate Crisis will be held once a month from January through May across Montpelier. These talks cover a wide range of topics on how […]

Let Governor Cuomo and the Public Service Commission Know We Expect them to Serve the Public’s Interest and Protect the Planet

Let Governor Cuomo and the Public Service Commission Know We Expect them to Serve the Public’s Interest and Protect the Planet PSC Meeting, Thursday, January 16th

As the climate emergency heats up worldwide, the NYS Public Service Commission will decide whether to approve the Joint Proposal for the Con Ed rate case. […]

NY: Climate Emergency, Halt New Fossil Fuels – January 8th

Climate Activists to Stage Rally and Die-in at Cuomo’s State of the State Address. Climate activists from the Hudson Valley and the Capital District will hold a die-in in the War Room of the State Capitol at noon. The groups are urging Governor Cuomo to declare a Climate Emergency, starting with a halt to […]

People’s State of the State Climate Rally-Montpelier, VT-Jan​uary 9

PEOPLE’S STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS

AND CLIMATE RALLY

Vermont State House Steps – Montpelier January 9th, 2020 at Noon

Join Extinction Rebellion Vermont and a coalition of climate justice partners from around the state to rally outside the State House, joining together to offer an […]

The Many Co-benefits of a Good Climate Solution

by John Gage, Citizens’ Climate Lobby New Hampshire state coordinator

The cheapest and quickest way to reduce climate pollution is to put a price on it and let efficient market forces unleash the investment, innovation, and transition to clean energy solutions required. We can protect household budgets during the process, and protect US […]

Climate Solutions Event

VECAN Conference Early Registration Extended!

Meeting the Moment: Collectively Confronting the Climate Crisis: The 12th Annual Vermont Community Energy and Climate Action Conference” is only TWO WEEKS away!

Due to technical challenges with the online registration system, we are extending the Early-Bird Registration rate of $45 for another week through November 29th. If you receive an error code while […]

Burlington Mayor Weinberger Proposes Carbon Fee to VT Legislature

Mayor Miro Weinberger speaks at the REV 2019 Conference. Photo: Barb and Greg Whitchurch.

Barbara Whitchurch

In a press conference held during the final day of the Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) (https://www.revermont.org/) conference in October, Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger announced that he will ask the Vermont Legislature to levy a carbon pollution fee on […]

Pipelines!

The DAPL (Dakota Access Pipeline) being installed between farms, as seen from 50th Avenue in New Salem, North Dakota. Image: Wikimedia/Tony Webster.

09 October 2019 / James Hansen

How much effort to spend fighting pipelines? What is the best use of our time and resources? On one hand, educating lawmakers and the […]