A new Vermont Climate Change Economy Council — composed of two-dozen business, public policy and environmental leaders — is aiming to simultaneously grow the local “green” job market and crop global warming. To do so, it’s about to tour the state to ask a question: Any ideas?
We are a small state – our emissions are a drop in the bucket compared to others – but we are going to lead the transformation to a new energy economy precisely because of that.
Any conversation about reducing greenhouse gas emissions must include family planning and population control.
Some scientists fear that changes in our atmosphere may already be too great to prevent catastrophic changes in the Earth’s climate. But as a parent of toddler, I can’t allow this belief to prevent personal action.
News Release — Climate Journey June 15, 2015 Contact: Morgan Curtis, [email protected], 603-277-0595; Website: www.climatejourney.org, Twitter: @climatejourney Waitsfield, VT – As climate change negotiators, concerned citizens, and policymakers worldwide are preparing to descend on Paris this December for the twenty-first United Nations Climate Change Conference, Morgan Curtis, 23, and Garrett Blad, 23, are taking an […]
Vermont Ecumenical Council and Bible Society issues statement on environment and economic justice: Deplores ‘Systemic Sin’
News Release — Vermont Ecumenical Council and Bible Society June 12, 2015 Contact: Joseph Gainza – [email protected], 802-522-2376 Christopher McCandless – [email protected], 802-862-8665 The Vermont Ecumenical Council and Bible Society today released a four page statement outlining the moral dimension of environmental destruction and associated economic disparities. Vermont has experienced severe weather conditions over the […]
News Release — Vermont State Treasurer’s Office April 27, 2015 Press Contact: Beth Pearce (802) 828-1451 Lisa Helme (802) 828-3706 [email protected] MONTPELIER, Vt.—Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce today released a report that documents a long-term process of constructive engagement efforts to address environmental, social and governance issues related to climate change. The report details actions […]
While Vermont initiatives on climate change are a commendable step, support is also needed at the national level for a broader solution.
Vermont Law School presents ‘Climate Change and Land Use Law, a Strategy to Avoid the Worst Impacts’
News Release — Vermont Law School April 3, 2015 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., April 3, 2015––Columbia Law School Professor Michael Gerrard will discuss potential changes to land use and environmental laws to prevent the most dire climate change outcomes during a free […]