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.
Hartford declared a “climate emergency” in December 2019 and resolved to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions townwide by 2030. Hartford voters passed a binding article requiring the town’s municipal operations to achieve net-zero by 2027.
Driving is the only transportation option for most workers who travel to the Burlington area — the most expensive form of commuting for most people.
The plan will outline how Vermont, by 2025, can reduce greenhouse gas pollution to 26% below 2005 levels, with strategies to keep the percentage falling through 2050.
A new analysis presented to city councilors Monday night shows Burlington is on track to meet its net zero 2030 emissions goals but is lagging in some electrification milestones.
We should forget about jacking up motor fuel and heating oil costs to feed a bunch of clamoring special interests at the expense of everyone else trying to stay above water during the pandemic.
This commentary is by Richard Watts of Hinesburg, co-founder of Sustainable Transportation Vermont. The world hit its hottest year (again), car travel is the No. 1 contributor to climate change, yet it’s business as usual at the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission, where planners recently voted to add nearly $200,000 to their $526,000 study of a […]
New local-level data could help drive change as Vermont aims to cut 80% of emissions by 2050.
The Scott administration wants to wait until 2050. Key lawmakers disagree.
UVM researchers have teamed up with a coastal Maine lab to test which types of seaweed could have the greatest effect on reducing cows’ production of a potent greenhouse gas.
The Global Warming Solutions Act would require the state to reduce emissions 26% below 2005 levels by 2025.
Two bills sponsored by Progressive House members have been introduced, but leadership appears intent on doing nothing with them.
Here are 12 questions and answers about the study.