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Jobs and Climate Forum • Tuesday, October 19th, 6:30-7:30pm

Join Vermont Council on Rural Development and the Vermont Climate Economy Action Team for an Addison County Jobs and Climate Forum.

On Tuesday, October 19th from 6:30 to 7:30pm, join a virtual forum with local business leaders to hear how confronting the climate crisis can also create economic opportunities for Vermonters. Hear directly from […]

29,000 Solar Panels for Solar Sustainability at Middlebury College in VT

Groundbreaking at Middlebury’s new solar array (Courtesy image)

A new solar array at Middlebury College will bring it closer to its 100% renewable energy goal. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) joined representatives from Middlebury College, Encore Renewable Energy, Green Mountain Power (GMP), the state of Vermont, and the town of Middlebury on October 12 […]

REV2021 Virtual Conference: REV it Up! Climate Action, Equity and Resilience

October 18-19 and October 26, Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) will host its 21st Annual Conference, a two-part, virtual event. “Thought leaders,” advocates, entrepreneurs, elected officials, state agency heads and regulators, will convene virtually for in depth discussions on this year’s theme, REV It Up: Climate Action, Equity and Resilience. Each session features opportunities for networking, […]

Burlington Moves Toward Its Net-Zero Energy Goal

Burlington Mayor, Miro Weinberger, speaks at the Net-Zero Energy Revenue Bond press conference on September 2, 2021. Standing in the background are (from L to R) Jennifer Green, City of Burlington Sustainability Director, Darren Springer, BED’s General Manager, Emily Stebbins-Wheelock, BED’s Manager of Strategy and Innovation, James Gibbons, BED’s Director of Policy and […]

REV2021 Virtual Conference: REV it Up! Climate Action, Equity and Resilience

October 18-19 and October 26, Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) will host its 21st Annual Conference, a two-part, virtual event. “Thought leaders,” advocates, entrepreneurs, elected officials, state agency heads and regulators, will convene virtually for in depth discussions on this year’s theme, REV It Up: Climate Action, Equity and Resilience. Each session features opportunities for networking, […]

Virtual Press Briefing Thursday on VT Proposition

Virtual press briefing

Thursday, September 30 10-10:30am Link to attend: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81091538914?pwd=Rm5pRi94R3RGRDRjNUN0SnFmUHN6Zz09

WHAT: The Vermont Proposition is entering a new public phase. Learn about these next steps and progress since nearly 1,000 Vermonters attended the May Summit.

The briefing will:

Introduce the newly appointed Future of Vermont Action Team, a diverse, dynamic group of 23 […]

Climate Council Webinar on Sept. 27th at Noon

 

Right now, the Vermont Climate Council is holding a series of public events to gather input on the Climate Action Plan. Your voice matters at this critical moment, and we want to ensure that you feel prepared to stand up and speak up for climate action at these events.

Join the Vermont Climate […]

Climate Action in Vermont: discussions, meetings and webinars: Sept 19-21, 2021

With the superstorms, mass flooding, and wildfires of the last couple of months, it should be hard to find someone who is still a climate change denier; nevertheless, there still is hesitancy from some Vermont government leaders to adequately address climate change. At this moment, Vermont’s Climate Council is in the process of developing […]

Vermont’s Climate Change Plan Meeting/Thetford, VT: 9/11/21

350.orgVT and the VT Renews Coalition will host a meeting on Saturday, September 11 from 10am-noon at the Outdoor Classroom at Thetford Academy.

This fall, the State of Vermont is developing the plan for how we address the climate crisis and what our energy future will look like. This may be our best opportunity to […]

Rebate Programs in VT Continue Savings on EVs, Electric Motorcycles, Heat Pumps, and More Through 2021

Green Mountain Power (GMP) announced it is extending its popular rebates on electric vehicles (EVs), electric motorcycles, heat pumps, geothermal heating systems, and electric yard care equipment through Dec. 31, 2021. The rebates, which were set to expire at the end of August, have already enabled more than 3,000 customers to save money this year […]