Energy Independent Vermont has been advocating for carbon pricing for five years, and we are now seeing some progress. Coming up next week Senate president pro tem Tim Ashe and Deputy Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Peter Walke are hosting separate webinars to introduce and explain the Transportation & Climate Initiative […]
April 9, 1:00 PM
From Energy Independent Vermont:
Hundreds of Vermonters are walking across the state right now to demand climate action from the Vermont legislature.
Right now they are making their way down Route 2. Will you join them in Montpelier tomorrow?
The walkers are expected to arrive at the Christ Episcopal Church on […]
On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, EIV leaders testified in the Senate Committee on Appropriations in favor of funding a carbon pricing study– and they knocked it out of the park.
See for yourself here.
Many of you have already contacted your Senators, and it has made an impact.
If you haven’t already, use this […]
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 […]
With the start of the 2016 Legislative Session only two months away, momentum is building for Vermont to support decisive climate policy. Energy Independent Vermont is helping to build a foundation for a Carbon Pollution Tax that will help turn this proposed bill into a significant step to decrease Vermont’s carbon production, while helping Vermonters […]
WHEN: Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:30 pm WHERE: Montshire Museum Community Room, Norwich, VT WHAT: Proposed “Carbon Pollution Tax” in Vermont, a FREE public forum
In the face of “gridlock” in Congress, Vermonters are proposing a robust initiative to address greenhouse gas emissions and climate disruption.
The Vermont Sierra Club is part of “Energy […]
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As Vermonters, we know the damage global warming can cause. Climate change is no longer a thing of the future, it is affecting Vermont now. Tropical Storm Irene took lives, leveled homes, and cost hundreds of millions of dollars. According to the Vermont […]