climate change

Vermont Folklife Center Portraits in Action: Darby Bradley

This is the second in a series from the recent Vermont Folklife Center exhibit, Portraits in Action: Pioneers in Renewable Energy, Environmental Conservation, and Land Use Planning.

VDP: Phil Scott’s is No Scientist

News Release — Vermont Democratic Party Aug. 24, 2016 Contact: Christina Amestoy, VDP Communications Director (802) 448-4239 [email protected] This Just In: Phil Scott’s No Scientist August 24, 2016 Burlington, VT After repeatedly refusing to admit that the majority of climate change is man-made, Phil Scott suddenly had a convenient change of heart during the first […]

Mitch Frankenberg: Addiction, economics and climate change

The inconvenient truth remains the delusional denial of humanity’s arrogant and insatiable demands for more consumption.

Vermont Folklife Center Portraits in Action: Tom Boucher

This is the first in a series from the recent Vermont Folklife Center exhibit, Portraits in Action: Pioneers in Renewable Energy, Environmental Conservation, and Land Use Planning.

Ron Krupp: Ali quote speaks to gardeners

The death of Muhammad Ali resurrects a sweet childhood memory of the great fighter, whose famous quote, “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee,” now holds a special meaning for gardeners.

Bill McKibben: One last chance to get it right

Vermont Gas, and the PSB, have failed in their duty to reconcile the latest scientific and economic information, and to plan for the long-term future of Vermont.

Sue Minter Letter to Lt. Gov. Phil Scott

News Release — Sue Minter for Vermont July 21, 2016 Contact: Molly Ritner [email protected] Dear Phil, If you can’t properly diagnose a problem then it’s hard to solve it. On July 19, during the Vermont Climate Economy forum in Rutland, you said there were “many reasons” for the warming of the planet, and did not […]

Shumlin Signs Executive Order to Promote Business Working to Combat Climate Change

For Immediate Release July 19, 2016 Gov. Shumlin Signs Executive Order to Promote Business Working to Combat Climate Change South Burlington – Gov. Peter Shumlin today signed an Executive Order to give preference to companies that are fighting climate change when awarding hundreds of millions of dollars in State contracts each year. “Climate change is […]

John Elder: ‘Music is required if we are to move forward’

Middlebury College professor emeritus John Elder’s new memoir “Picking Up the Flute” seeks harmony as it addresses everything from chord shifts to climate change.

Vermont’s Economic Future in a Time of Climate Change Gubernatorial Forum

News Release — Vermont Council on Rural Development July 11, 2016 Contact: Amy Shollenberger, 802-793-1114 / [email protected] Paul Costello, Vermont Council on Rural Development, 802-223-5763 / [email protected] Please join Vermont Council on Rural Development and sponsoring partners VT PBS and Northfield Savings Bank for an important discussion with all five gubernatorial candidates. The forum will […]

Poll finds support for carbon tax, other climate change steps

The poll also asked likely voters which candidate they planned to back in the gubernatorial primaries.

Bipartisan Green Climate Fund Amendment Passes Senate Committee

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 […]

Rob Roper: Time to sue climate alarmists?

It’s a very dangerous trend, wherein elected officials are essentially criminalizing the thoughts and actions of their political opponents.

Vermont Folklife Center Holds Energy & Climate Change – Visions for a Path Forward Panel Discussion

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 […]