VT can grow the economy by tackling climate change, business leaders say
Business leaders from some of Vermont’s most iconic companies on Wednesday called on the Governor and the Legislature to pass a comprehensive climate action package this session that moves the state off of fossil fuels and to local, renewable energy.
by Carl Pope
The fiery street protests challenging French President Emmanuel Macron over his proposed higher taxes on gasoline and the young climate activists of the Sunrise Movement who sat in at prospective House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office might seem like antagonists – one resisting, the other seeking, faster and more ambitious movement away from […]
The Climate Institute is imagining our future as a better world! Come find out tomorrow about the initiatives they are working on. November 6th 6pm
Rockefeller 209 – Dartmouth College
A Just and Fair Transition to Fossil Freedom
KEENE, NH – Hundreds attended the public rally to support a just and fair transition to renewable energy at Keene’s Central Square on Saturday, September 8th in conjunction with hundreds of others and just days before New Hampshire’s primary day.
Speakers at the Rally in Keene […]
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If I told you that VPIRG was teaming up with groups as varied as the ACLU, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, the Vermont NEA, Rights & Democracy, Main Street Alliance, Toxics Action Center, Justice For All and the Vermont Natural Resources Council to a host conference together you might say, “that’s out of […]
Rock Concert fire show (Les Panchyshyn, Wikimedia Commons)
By George Harvey
Freedom of speech?
Imagine being in at a really great indoor rock concert. You got a really good seat, about five rows back from the stage and right in the center of the theater. Exiting out will be a chore, […]
New Climate Action Commission Creates Potential Venue for Real Progress
By Johanna Miller
In June, the Trump administration abdicated their responsibility to act on climate change when they withdrew the United States from the Paris Agreement. That left the U.S. in isolation from every other nation in the world who has committed to […]
While the new creation of the Vermont Climate Action Commission is an important step, it’s not charting new territory. There has been needed, growing momentum for this type of challenge-to-opportunity response. Here are a few specific opportunities for you to learn more about and get engaged in two of those important efforts, including:
Saturday, April 29, marks the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, and climate activists will challenge reversals to climate protections on federal and state levels. The People’s Climate March is a global movement to give opportunities for people to demonstrate their concerns for the future of our planet. Below is more information on […]