Whoever our elected governor is next term she or he will have to work with the same determination as did the 1927 administration.
The governor has recently taken a more aggressive line on climate issues, but real action is limited by his resistance to new taxes or fees. ‘Let’s live within our means,’ he said last week.
Already this season, we have experienced five roller-coaster weather events with warm-ups and rain followed by cold and snow.
The emerging story of the 2020 Legislature is a contest with Republican Gov. Phil Scott over three measures that climate change activists believe are vital.
It is plausible that our animal eating habits and food waste, which may be under-represented in the Vermont Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report, may actually give Vermont a much larger carbon footprint than we think.
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes author and journalist Elizabeth Kolbert to present from her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. Over the last half-billion years, there have been five major mass extinctions. The last of these, caused by an asteroid impact, did in the dinosaurs. Scientists now say we are on the […]
The governor’s 2020 budget includes millions for electric vehicle incentives, and clean energy tax breaks. Democrats were unimpressed.
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Dr. Edward Cameron to begin GMALL’s yearlong celebration marking 100 years of women’s suffrage. Women are on the frontlines of climate change. Structural discrimination, including economic, social, cultural, political, and legal prejudice amplifies their risk, placing them amongst the most vulnerable populations on earth. However, when these […]
Agriculture has been part and parcel of the destruction of the natural world — but it doesn’t have to be so.
A dedicated new revenue source of this size, reached without imposing any new broad based tax, will help achieve climate emissions goals and create jobs.
The governor’s brand of political forbearance extends not just to young activists who fear for the planet, but also to Democrats whose ideas to address the issue get the same genial brush-off he gave the protesters.
House Republicans enthusiastically support environmental solutions that strengthen our economy and do not add to the cost of living.
Lawmakers return to the Statehouse this week. Minimum wage, paid leave, marijuana legalization, climate change and more are on the table.
The plan, by Sen. Anthony Pollina, P/D-Washington, would be funded by a $30 million income tax hike on the wealthiest 5%.