climate change

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?

Deb Markowitz: New climate agreements will boost battle against climate disruption

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.

Alexander Nathanson: Why ‘going green’ is not enough

Any conversation about reducing greenhouse gas emissions must include family planning and population control.

Abigail Mnookin: The pope’s call to action

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.

Youth climate change delegates bicycling 10,000 km from Vremont to UN Climate Conference

News Release — Climate Journey June 15, 2015 Contact: Morgan Curtis, [email protected], 603-277-0595; Website:, 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 […]

Bill McKibben praises pope, prods Obama, Clinton

The Vermont author and activist is uplifted by the Catholic leader’s call to fight climate change but unhappy U.S. politicians aren’t following suit.

State produces guide to help forest managers adapt to climate change

The guide is designed to help foresters implement adaptation strategies that take into account climate change trends and projections.

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 […]

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