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Become a Climate Leader in 2024

To achieve the goal of moving towards a more sustainable future, Vermont businesses are calling for our legislators to make significant progress in bringing new renewables online, establish state funds to support business recovery from climate disasters, and to hold the fossil fuel companies accountable for the destruction of our natural environment.

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Biden-Harris Administration Hosts First-Ever White House Climate Resilience Summit and Releases National Climate Resilience Framework In conjunction with White House Summit on Building Climate Resilient Communities, Administration announces more than $500 million in additional investment for resilience

Across the country, Americans are experiencing the devastating impacts of climate change. In just the first eight months […]

Maybe a Real Climate Solution?

Join Us for a Climate Solution Conversation Thursday, March 2 at 7 PM

Lots of false solutions to climate chaos are being touted here in Vermont by the same market-driven forces that brought us the mess in the first place. Reducing our own overly consumptive habits – no doubt, a serious challenge for most […]

Rally for Climate & Energy Justice!

Vermont policymakers need to hear that climate change is a top priority! Join us at the March & Rally for Climate + Energy Justice this Saturday, February 11 at 1:00 pm in Montpelier to make your voice heard.

Organized by 350 Vermont and co-sponsored by REV and more than 30 organizations committed to fighting […]

REGISTER TODAY for the 15th Annual VECAN Conference!


Join VECAN virtually for the 15th Annual Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network Conference, starting December 10th. This year’s conference is once again FREE and open to all. REGISTER HERE TODAY!


Recent reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are clear – it’s now or never when it comes to acting […]



Launched in 2020 by HRH Prince William, The Earthshot Prize is the world’s most prestigious environmental prize Following a rigorous, 10-month selection process, a panel of advisors with expertise in science, conservation, innovation, investment, economics, politics and activism selected LanzaTech from […]

Applications Open for VCRD’s Climate Catalysts Innovation Fund

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) announces the opening of applications for the second competitive round of the Climate Catalysts Innovation Fund.

In collaboration with local funders, VCRD is supporting innovators in developing solutions that move Vermont closer to its climate and energy goals by providing at least $20,000 in grant funding toward local […]

McKibben ‘Heat Pumps for Peace’ Plan Gains Traction with Biden

The climate author had called on the president to “immediately invoke the Defense Production Act” to ramp up U.S. manufacturing and export of cleaner energy to counter Putin. ANDREA GERMANOS March 10, 2022 The White House has reportedly put under consideration a plan floated by climate activist and author Bill McKibben for the U.S. […]

FEb 18th: Artists and activists build momentum for changing climate change

Climate SOS Rally Montpelier, VT February 18th, 11-1pm

As the Vermont legislature gets moving on legislation for the season Vermonters are coming to the statehouse to advocate for climate policy supporting justice for all. Artivism (art + activism) waves ‘flood’ the statehouse with caring and creative messages about the urgency of the Climate Emergency. Wave […]

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 […]