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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

From the Vermont Natural Resources Council

Contact your lawmakers today to urge them to support the Global Warming Solutions Act!

Earlier this week, lawmakers reconvened for the final days of the 2020 legislative session, with a primary focus on finalizing a FY 2021 budget. That said, a few key policy priorities remain in play, including the important, job-creating, pollution-reducing, Global Warming […]

We stood up for solar rights — and we won!

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Together, we stood up for solar rights — and we won! Thank you!

You spoke and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) listened. Today, FERC unanimously dismissed a petition to end net metering.

Anti-solar interests tried to deny solar owners fair compensation for the solar […]

Urge VT Governor Scott to Support the Climate Solutions Caucus Platform!

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 […]

Act Now to Limit Enbridge’s Role in Vermont’s Energy System

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 choose solar!

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 […]

Stop New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure in Vermont

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 […]

Help from Vermont is on its way to Puerto Rico!

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 […]

Solar Power and Water for Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Message from Joseph Mangum of Sunnyside Solar of Brattleboro, VT:

https://www.gofundme.com/ngwbw-solar-generators-for-puerto-rico

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 […]

ACTION ALERT: Your Community in Vermont

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 […]

Take Action: Words into action

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 […]