climate change

Dan Jones: The cost of our prosperity

While loving life upon the land, we are beginning to recognize that this lifestyle exerts a cost upon the earth that will not be sustainable.

Northern Vermont Climate Economy Forum is Oct. 29

News Release — The Vermont Council on Rural Development October 21, 2015 Contact: Paul Costello, VCRD Executive Director, 223-5763, [email protected] MONTPELIER, VT – A regional forum focusing on the opportunity to create jobs while developing innovative solutions to stem the impact of climate change will take place at Contois Auditorium in Burlington’s City Hall on […]

McKibben: Vermont Gas protest on Saturday part of new wave of opposition to fossil fuels

Fracking to get at new supplies releases large quantities of methane into the atmosphere, and building an expensive pipeline locks us in to using fossil fuels for decades to come.

HackVT winners invent way to track daily carbon footprint

The One Day application measures greenhouse gas emissions for daily energy use, including time spent in the shower and the night-time temperature of a home. The app is designed to help consumers learn how they can cut back on energy use and contribute to a greener environment.

Dan Jones: The cost of our mobility

At the rate we are going, in 20 years we might not be able to keep up with the dislocations coming from the steady stream of weather disasters.

Efficiency help needed, energy advocates say

Participants in a Climate Change Economy forum Tuesday in Brattleboro said existing homes and buildings must be made more energy efficient. But they also said such changes often are too financially and technically difficult for homeowners and business owners.

Gore praises Vermont’s efforts on climate change

Former Vice President Al Gore credits Vermont for its renewable energy goals during a presentation at the University of Vermont.

Ron Krupp: Climate change is here to stay

Ever since Tropical Storm Irene flooded the slopes and valleys of Vermont, we’ve been much more aware of how climate change is affecting our lives.

‘Climate Change Economy’ talks coming to Brattleboro

With green building a hot topic in Windham County, the Vermont Council on Rural Development is hosting a Climate Change Economy forum Oct. 6 in Brattleboro.

Dan Jones: It’s time to take responsibility

Without immediate action, we can assume that our lives will each be much more challenged with climate disruptions and growing economic crises.

Vermonter says halting global warming begins at home

Even the most committed environmentalist might consider a book titled “The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis” to be “out there.” But its author is confident as he explains how it starts “in here.”

Symposium on Pope’s encyclical sparks reflections on climate change

The pope’s letter, Laudato Si, carries forward a church tradition of stewardship for the earth.

Group solicits local input on global issue of climate change

The Climate Change Economy Council launched a series of regional public forums this past week. But it spent much of its first listening session telling an audience of nearly 75 people just what it was — and wasn’t.

Climate Change Economy Council seeks public input

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?

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