News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy June 30, 2016 Contact: Jay Tilton [email protected] WASHINGTON (THURSDAY, June 30, 2016) — The Senate Appropriations Committee has passed an amendment to the State Department and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill that would fund the Green Climate Fund, an essential part of the international climate agreement reached in Paris last […]
It’s a very dangerous trend, wherein elected officials are essentially criminalizing the thoughts and actions of their political opponents.
News Release — Vermont Folklife Center June 22, 2016 Contact: Bob Hooker (802) 388-4964 [email protected] Join energy experts Tim Maker, Beth Sachs, Leigh Seddon, and David Blittersdorf on Thursday, July 7, at 6:00 PM at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Middlebury for a practical, clear-eyed look at what the transition to renewable energy […]
At a rally in Burlington, Bill McKibben praised the New York and Massachusetts attorneys general for having “bravely” launched investigations into whether Exxon Mobil deceived its investors about climate change.
Recognition of Vermont’s advances on clean energy provide a good model for future work and for other states.
News Release — UVM Extension June 8, 2016 Contact: Lisa Chase (802) 257-7967, ext. 311 or (800) 278-5480 (Vermont calls only) E-mail: [email protected] Burlington–Climate change may impact the future health of sugarbushes, timing of sap flow and forest regeneration, all factors critical to maple production. Producers who depend on sugaring as a source of income […]
In an effort to deny our mortality, we have created a civilization that is based upon the plunder of nature’s finite gifts to achieve perpetual economic growth and material abundance.
Skeptics are indignant that some prominent climate scientists have refused to make public their data – a serious scientific no-no.
News Release — UVM June 6, 2016 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected], 802-578-8830 It’s the height of irony. Irrigation systems designed to buffer farmers from the effects of a warming planet may be causing them to think their local area is cooler and wetter than it is, says research published June 1 in the journal Global […]
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders June 2, 2016 Contact: Dan McLean (802) 862-0697 WASHINGTON, June 2 – Costs from hurricane damages in the United States are expected to increase 39 percent in the coming decades because of the effects of climate change and coastal development, according to a new report prepared by the Congressional […]
News Release — Green Mountain College June 1, 2016 Contact: Kevin Coburn Director of Communications Green Mountain College [email protected] o: 802-287-8926 c: 802-299-5410 For more information about this program, contact Dr. William Throop at [email protected] POULTNEY–Green Mountain College, in partnership with the SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury Branch Campus, will be hosting its Second Annual North […]
Calling any institution supreme is ill advised. Granting ourselves such an exalted position in the cosmos only encourages us to folly.
News Release — Vermont chapter of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Montpelier Mindfulness Community, Vermont Interfaith Power and Light, Vermont Interfaith Action, and 350VT May 9, 2016 Contact: Neville Berle [email protected] 802-249-5905 Many are concerned about cumulative changes to world climate; some see those changes directly linked to human habits of consumption. Opinions on the reality […]
We are inviting Vermonters to join with us in the Vermont Climate Economy Partnership to advance practical and positive ways to spur creative business solutions and boost Vermont’s economic competitiveness in an age where carbon will be constrained, clean energy valued, and the wise use and reuse of resources essential.