Find Yourself Worrying About Climate Change?
Are you concerned about policies taking shape following adoption of the State’s Climate Action Plan? Are the greenhouse gasses emitted inside and outside Vermont as a result of our use of energy being accounted for honestly and accurately? Is Vermont’s Renewable Energy Standard (RES) adequate to meet the climate crisis? Is trading of Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) a fair and effective way to move us away from our fossil fuel dependence? Is Vermont’s utility regulatory structure –principally the work of the Public Utility Commission and the Department of Public Service– actively blocking development of well-sited community solar projects? Do utility companies have too much weight in creating Vermont’s energy policy?
Don’t Look Up!
A Forum on the Greenwashing of Vermont’s Climate Policy!
Presenters: Kevin B. Jones, PhD and George Gross
Moderator: Jeanne Albert PhD
By Zoom on Thursday January 20 at 7pm
The forum will address the misleading nature and limited efficacy of some of Vermont’s current climate change practices and proposals. The panelists will offer alternatives to help citizens and the State as a whole make real progress in mitigating climate change. The forum will include two 20-minute presentations, followed by a question and answer period responding to questions submitted via chat.
Dr. Kevin B. Jones is Director of the Institute for Energy and the Environment and Professor of Energy Law and Policy at Vermont Law School.
Mr. George Gross is a retired Computer Scientist with experience applying interdisciplinary problem-solving skills to map out climate policy solutions in Vermont and elsewhere
Dr. Jeanne Albert is a life-long mathematics educator and has taught at many colleges in Vermont and New Hampshire. She is currently a member of Vermont’s Legislative Apportionment Board.
This forum is Cosponsored by the Addison County Democratic Committee and
the Middlebury College Democratic Committee