News Release — Sierra Club Vermont Chapter April 28, 2017 Contact: Robb Kidd Sierra Club Vermont Chapter Conservation Program Manager 802-505-1540 [email protected] In solidarity with the People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C., a diverse group of organizations in Vermont is coordinating the Vermont People’s Climate March Solidarity Rally at the State House in Montpelier. Vermonters […]
Thousands of Vermonters to Rally for Jobs, Justice and Climate at People’s Climate March Solidarity Rally Saturday
At the People’s Climate March, I will join hundreds of thousands to march against a system that exploits the Earth and its creatures, that exploits workers and engenders injustice.
The Climate Leadership Council is trying rally global opinion leaders around a climate solution based on so-called carbon dividends.
A tax of $1 per metric ton of carbon dioxide would cost less than 1 cent per gallon of gasoline and generate about $5 million per year.
Making transportation more efficient is a way to put more money in the pockets of Vermonters who need it most.
We are facing a spiritual crisis that will determine whether or not we can solve the environmental crisis facing us.
Despite the setbacks of the past few weeks, we can still stay on track to reduce climate pollution.
The program director said the aim is to encourage communities to “embrace the transition to a new economy” through transportation improvements, renewable energy and more.
“It’s our future that’s really going to be paying” for inaction, said Kassidy Abair, a senior at Harwood Union High School. “It’s important that legislators who can make these changes realize that the youth want something to be done.”
With the 50th anniversary of Act 250 approaching, VNRC has ambitious plans to push the state’s control over land use to new heights.
News Release — Green Mountain College April 11, 2017 Contact: Dawn Ringel, Warner Communications [email protected] 781-449-8456 Empower yourself to create a climate solution in your community on April 21 Poultney, Vt. – April 11, 2017– We need all hands on deck to combat climate change! To empower individuals and local communities to create climate solutions, […]
Lawmakers have proposed reducing or eliminating various current taxes through a levy on carbon dioxide pollution. The idea promptly ran into opposition.
Our bills are not comprehensive. They are designed to get Vermonters and policymakers thinking about what makes sense to tax, and what doesn’t.
The sponsors say the four bills would not increase taxes or generate any additional government revenue. The GOP chair called that “just not true.”