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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

House Climate Action Needed

To friends concerned about preserving a livable world,

In July, U.S. Senators received over 50,000 messages from Citizens’ Climate Lobby members and friends, all asking them to address climate change by putting a price on carbon. That was a big deal!

Those messages moved the Senate and they are talking about it. There’s no way […]

Cutting Emissions to Zero Could Save the Planet

Peat bog, a champion for drawing down carbon. Michal Klajban, CC-BY-SA 4.0.

George Harvey

Many readers will recognize the work of climatologist Michael E. Mann. He is the person who introduced us to the “Hockey stick graph” showing the rapid rise in global temperatures that has happened in the past fifty years. Now, […]

A Future For The Planet

President Biden signing executive orders. White House photo, public domain.

George Harvey

On January 27, President Joe Biden may have changed the course of history when he signed a pair of executive orders and a memorandum at a White House briefing. We have posted a full transcript of his remarks at […]

From the Vermont Natural Resources Council

Contact your lawmakers today to urge them to support the Global Warming Solutions Act!

Earlier this week, lawmakers reconvened for the final days of the 2020 legislative session, with a primary focus on finalizing a FY 2021 budget. That said, a few key policy priorities remain in play, including the important, job-creating, pollution-reducing, Global Warming […]