Vermont’s goal of reaching 90 percent renewable energy by 2050 is worse than worthless. It’s potentially damaging to our economy as well as our natural environment while providing nothing in return.
Senate Republicans today refused to acknowledge the scientific consensus that global warming is a real, man-made threat to the planet and that time is running out to stop burning the fossil fuels scientists blame for worldwide climate change.
Even as evidence surrounding anthropogenic climate change and its projected adverse impacts on human migration has grown to a substantial volume in the past couple of decades, it remains a peripheral concern in the policy discussions of the United Nations.
Vermont Humanities Council event: International climate researcher discusses changes in cold regions
Pam Pearson, director of the International Cryosphere Climate Initiative, will discuss changes in the globe’s regions of ice and snow in a talk at Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier on January 7 at 7:00 pm.
Today, we have the communications technology that can take a bold, local initiative to a global level in an instant.
Montpelier has been named as one of 16 U.S. Communities Recognized as Climate Action Champions for Leadership on Climate Change.
It will take sustained effort to help our waterways regain health and become more resilient to severe storms.
The new agreement, signed by President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing last week, could well be a game changer.
Given the predicted storm events of a rapidly changing climate, what more can be done on less to protect our water commons?
The population of vertebrate species – mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish — on this planet has plummeted by 52 percent just since 1970.
Can Vermont be a national leader in incubating small businesses that answer climate change? The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) thinks so.