Instead of a growth-forever economy, we need to move to a steady state economy and make a Better and not Bigger Vermont that helps to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions.
We see GlobalFoundries’ application for what it is: the opportunity to both support a key employer that is critical to Vermont in helping us meet and exceed greenhouse gas emission reductions and because it is a leader and is willing to move faster than what has been prescribed at the state level.
The Vermont Youth Lobby gathered outside the Statehouse on Friday to demand more climate action, particularly to help those first affected by climate change.
Studies have identified northern New England as one of the most climate-resilient places to live, according to a Dartmouth College climate scientist.
Though the Green Mountain State is “regarded as a renewable energy leader,” the study says the state’s policies still leave low-income Vermonters, renters and Vermonters of color behind.
Fossil fuels, when burned, release carbon dioxide locked up for millions of years, warm the world, and destabilize the only climate that humans have known since the dawn of civilization at least 10,000 years ago.
Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux spoke on a panel at the same conference, COP26, where leaders from around the world are gathering to negotiate action to limit the threats of climate change.
Local students and environmentalists braved the elements Tuesday night to condemn GlobalFoundries’ and Gov. Phil Scott’s proposal that protesters say will undercut Vermont’s climate goals.
With climate change resulting in more and more winter ticks on moose, researchers look at how the state can promote healthy moose populations.
Einstein’s words from decades ago are relevant now in thinking about how to face the climate crisis. He said, “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.”
The noted environmentalist and author from Vermont decries an attempt to block climate legislation, saying the United States needs to act now on climate to avoid disaster.
Emerging technology is allowing small breweries like the Alchemist to capture the carbon emissions from their brewing processes and use it to carbonate their beer.
Through a proposed plan to become a “self-managed utility,” Vermont’s largest private-sector employer could become exempt from Vermont’s Global Warming Solutions Act.
Members of the Climate Council are struggling to agree on how to tackle emission reduction goals as well as adaptation and resilience needs in their upcoming Climate Action Plan, due Dec. 1.