Molly Gray, who has billed herself as a pragmatist, believes she can successfully advocate for climate legislation that will be palatable to a broad range of Washington politicians. Becca Balint, widely seen as the more progressive candidate, says we “can’t afford to nibble at the edges” of the issue.
Over the next five years, the state is eligible to receive $37 million in federal funding, the feds announced on Friday. Heavy rainfall is one of the most significant dangers to roads and other transportation infrastructure across the state.
Farmer Buzz Ferver wants to be the person to bring persimmons to Vermont’s cold growing climate. But his ambitions are broader — he’s developing a collection of nutritious nuts and seeds that can thrive in the region. It’s part climate project, part history project.
Wildlife advocates in Vermont said state officials should conduct DNA sampling to determine whether wolves, or coyote-wolf hybrids, are widely present in the state and deserve protection.
Transportation is responsible for more emissions than any other sector in the state, and Vermont set a stated goal of drastically increasing the number of EVs on the road so it could meet the requirements of the 2020 Global Warming Solutions Act.
In the face of climate change, lawmakers and state officials want to understand how much water businesses divert from streams and rivers. Farmers were required to start recording their usage on July 1.
As some arborists worked from a crane to take the tree down bit by bit, other arborists gathered to see the spectacle. An artist who lives on the property left town during the chop, to attend a workshop where she’s learning to create dye from parts of the tree itself.
A heat advisory was in effect until 8 p.m. Wednesday, prompted by a predicted heat index of 95 to 100 degrees.
Last year, state officials recorded 650 bear incidents in Vermont. This year, there have been 700 and counting.
Sunday marked the second such closure this year, according to Erin Moreau, Burlington’s waterfront superintendent and harbormaster.