*+-News Release — Vermont State Treasurer’s Office April 27, 2015 Press Contact: Beth Pearce (802) 828-1451 Lisa Helme (802) 828-3706 [email protected] MONTPELIER, Vt.—Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce today released a report that documents a long-term process of constructive engagement efforts to address environmental, social and governance issues related to climate change. The report details actions […]
*+-While Vermont initiatives on climate change are a commendable step, support is also needed at the national level for a broader solution.
Vermont Law School presents ‘Climate Change and Land Use Law, a Strategy to Avoid the Worst Impacts’
*+-News Release — Vermont Law School April 3, 2015 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., April 3, 2015––Columbia Law School Professor Michael Gerrard will discuss potential changes to land use and environmental laws to prevent the most dire climate change outcomes during a free […]
*+-How should Vermont respond to climate change? Few Vermonters would say, “Make money from it.” However, this was the theme of a recent conference.
*+-Vermont Commons School senior NORA HILL of Jericho testified before the Senate Government Operations Committee at the Youth Climate Action Summit on Thursday, February 12, 2015.
*+-The climate change conference this week provides a good opportunity to ask climate-relevant questions in context to driving factors such as population, governance and social attitudes here in Vermont.
*+-The Vermont Council on Rural Development is hosting the state’s first Summit on Creating Prosperity and Opportunity Confronting Climate Change on Feb. 18 at Vermont Technical College.
*+-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.