Global warming represents one of the single greatest threats to Vermont’s communities, ecosystems, and our shared way of life. In the face of this growing crisis, Vermont’s Climate Solutions Caucus is championing legislation to ensure that Vermont remains resilient and financially secure.
The Global Warming Solutions Act will turn our Climate goals into binding requirements […]
Enbridge Is Seeking To Increase It’s Influence Over Vermont Utilities
Don’t Let It Happen!
Canadian corporation, Enbridge, Inc. is one of North America’s biggest fossil fuel infrastructure companies, notorious for building tarsands oil pipelines. In recent years, Enbridge has also been increasing its construction of fracked gas pipelines in Canada and […]
Don’t let Eversource punish people who install solar panels on their home with confusing new charges. Urge your legislators to stand strong for Massachusetts’ clean energy leadership.
Utilities hate competition. And they have no qualms about trying to […]
Six years ago, Vermont became the first state in the nation to ban fracking for fossil fuels. I was proud to help lead the fight for that fracking ban and it’s been great to see other states follow suit in the years since.1
Now we’re taking on the fossil fuel industry again. And this […]
Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
By George Harvey
Regular visitors to the Green Energy Times website may recall an item that was posted on October 7, “Solar Power and Water for Puerto Rico.” In it, Joseph Mangum, who runs Sunnyside Solar in West Brattleboro, Vermont, made a plea for donations to help people in […]
Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Message from Joseph Mangum of Sunnyside Solar of Brattleboro, VT:
Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. My wife, Rosemary, is from the island and half of our family is there. With great patience and perseverance, they have struggled over the last two weeks. There is no power […]
Community members from across Vermont will come together on Wednesday June 7th to tell Gov. Phil Scott to stop holding the budget – and Vermont – hostage. The state budget invests in creating more affordable housing, increasing access to child care, maintaining the Vermont state colleges, protecting clean water, and giving more resources to mental […]
Republican Governor Phil Scott recently co-signed a letter with Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker urging President Trump to remain committed to the Paris Climate Agreement.
This is a laudable step–but Vermont needs Gov. Scott to honor the words in that letter by supporting policies right here in Vermont that address climate change and strengthen our clean […]
Visit our new engagement map to find an event near you and speak out against Trump’s plan to gut the EPA. Act now
Donald Trump recently outlined his budget plan for the federal government, and it confirms what we already know — Trump only cares about himself and his corporate allies.
Trump’s budget would gut […]
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 […]