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Webinar Invitation – Building a Green Future with Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman – Fri, Oct. 23rd at Noon

You are invited you to join us for a webinar this Friday at noon to hear from Vermont Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman about his environmental platform and vision for Vermont. There will be plenty of time for Q&A, so bring your questions! Click below to register for:

“Building a Green Future Together – Town Hall […]

Join the Climate Strike – This Friday

Join the Climate Strike Now Rescheduled for This Friday – October 23 – 1PM University Green, Burlington

A coalition of activist organizations, led by Club Organize UVM and UVM Union of Students, have called for a climate strike on October 23rd, beginning at 1pm on the University Green in Burlington. The action will […]

Urgent! – Join the Climate Strike! – Friday, Oct. 16 – 1 PM – University Green, Burlington

Join the Climate Strike Friday – October 16 – 1 PM University Green, Burlington A coalition of activist organizations, led by Club Organize UVM and UVM Union of Students, have called for a climate strike on October 16th, beginning at 1pm on the University Green in Burlington. The action will begin with a rally, […]

A victory for Vermont’s climate and communities!

In case you haven’t heard: The Global Warming Solutions Act is now a law!

Yesterday, the Vermont Senate voted 22-8 to override Governor Scott’s veto, after a similar vote in the House last week. Thank you to everyone who called and emailed your legislators to let them know that climate action is important to you […]

Attention Vermonters: Last chance for climate action–Contact your legislators today!

Late Yesterday, despite widespread support for climate action and a standing commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement, Governor Scott Vetoed the Global Warming Solutions Act. This historic bill requires Vermont to reduce climate pollution and create a community driven, equitable plan to move Vermont off of fossil fuels and toward energy independence. This […]

Press release from the Office of Vermont Attorney General

September 15, 2020

Attorney General Donovan’s Statement on the Governor’s Veto of the Global Warming Solutions Act:

“Climate change is real, and it is already affecting our state. The Global Warming Solutions Act, recently passed by the Vermont Legislature, tells government: When it comes to climate change, do your job. I testified in favor of […]

From the Vermont Natural Resources Council

Fantastic news! Yesterday, the Vermont House passed the Vermont Global Warming Solutions Act (H.688) with 102 representatives taking a stand for real climate action in Vermont. The 102-45 vote margin means we expect there will be enough votes to override Governor Scott’s decision – if he chooses to veto this pollution-reducing, job-creating bill.

This […]

VT-based ‘The Peck Company’ is in the News Again

Jeff Peck rings the opening bell on the day The Peck Company (S. Burlington, VT) went public. Photo: The NASDAQ Stock Market.

George Harvey

The Peck Company has been of special interest here at Green Energy Times (GET) for a long while. It has been one of our supporters, but it has […]

Electric Vehicles in the Wintertime

The Ford Fusion performs well on a snowy road in Vermont. Courtesy photo.

David Roberts

Many recent car buyers are discovering the benefits of getting plug-in electric vehicles (EV), including:

They have great performance and are fun to drive; They are cleaner than gasoline options – even factoring in upstream emissions of electric generation; […]

‘Building Communities’ Grants Available through Vermont BGS Department 

The FY21 Building Communities Grants through the Vermont Department of Building and General Services (BGS) is now available for applications. The Building Communities Grant Program consists of the Recreational Facilities Grant Program, the Regional Economic Development Grant Program, and the Human Services and Educational Facilities Grant Programs. These grants are intended for construction and capital […]