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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 […]

FINAL CALL! – PEOPLE’S STATE OF THE STATE RALLY – STATE HOUSE – JANUARY 9 AT NOON

ALL COME! PEOPLE’S STATE OF THE STATE RALLY AND PAN-DEMONIUM! TOMORROW, JANUARY 9TH AT NOON Before the Governor’s State of the State Address Extinction Rebellion Vermont and a coalition of climate justice partners from around the state will rally outside the State House in Montpelier with our voices and our noisemakers to demand that […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 Days til the VT Youth Climate Congress

In ten days, on Sunday, November 17, young people from across the state will assemble in the State House for the Vermont Youth Climate Congress.

Delegates representing dozens of schools will draft, debate, and ratify a unified message from young Vermonters declaring that policymakers must do more to protect their future.

Want to help? […]

Climate Strike 9/20/19: Norwich to Hanover Human Chain

Protesters assembled early today at the Ledyard Bridge, which spans the Connecticut River from Norwich, Vermont, to Hanover, New Hampshire. The human chain event was kicked off at 7:15. Green Energy Times editor Nancy Rae Mallery estimated that over 700 people were there, based on a partial police count of 450 people. She said both […]

Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot Short Film on Climate Crisis