Reposted from Carol Pope’s Blog
If, like me, 11PM programs are not your daily bread, you may have missed my conversation along with Mike Bloomberg on the Daily Show last night, discussing our book, Climate of Hope. This will be — I’m pretty sure — my highest ratings ever, so I’m sharing […]
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Tapped maple trees. Photo credit: https://botanistinthekitchen.wordpress.com
By Kirsti Blow, Center for Research on Vermont
The threat of climate change has proven to be one of the nation’s most momentous issues—just not in the concerns of the individual.
A majority of Americans believe in the existence of global warming, and as many as 69 percent […]
900 Citizens Climate Lobby volunteers before visiting 502 Congressional offices on June 21, 2016. Photo: Citizens Climate Lobby.
By John Gage
The transition to clean energy is underway, but not fast enough to prevent life-changing consequences from greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon dioxide (CO2), the major contributor to climate change, sea level rise, and ocean […]
One of the most frustrating parts of being a climate activist is finding yourself in an argument with a self-identified “climate skeptic.”
Maybe they argue that global warming isn’t happening…or that humans aren’t responsible…or even that global warming is good for people!
The truth is, more than 97 percent of publishing climate scientists […]
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 […]
By Robert Connors
On April 5, there was a spectacularly successful presentation of a clarion call entitled “Responding to Climate Change in Hudson Valley” at the First United Methodist Church in East Greenbush. The event was sponsored by Rensselaer Plateau Alliance (RPA) whose executive director, Jim Bonesteel, made the opening remarks and explained […]
Over 1,000 young Vermonters will gather on the State House on Wednesday, April 12th—one week from today—for the Second Annual Youth Rally for the Planet.
This action-packed day will be hosted and run by high school organizers—many of whom have been working tirelessly these past few months to plan and recruit for this awesome event. […]
April 29th marks 100 days of the Trump administration
CONCORD, NH – 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. Volunteers from across New Hampshire and neighboring states will gather on Saturday morning […]