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.
There is no evidence that carbon taxes reduce emissions, and some very strong evidence that they may have the opposite effect.
Vermont’s greenhouse gas mandate is costly, symbolic environmentalism, imposing additional costs on residents and businesses with zero offsetting benefits.
Carbon tax unlikely, but a replacement for the SPEED program for renewable energy and ways to pay for Lake Champlain cleanup will keep lawmakers busy.
Sanders says the report, which asserts that “human influence on the climate system is clear,” is the strongest case yet for decisive action to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
News Release — Vermont Gas Systems April 24, 2014 SOUTH BURLINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released this month its 19th annual report of greenhouse gas emissions, showing a 3.4 percent decrease in emissions from 2011-2012. The federal agency attributes the reduction primarily to a decline in energy consumption across all sectors of […]
I challenge you to join me in resolving to reduce our greenhouse gas contributions in the coming year.
Vermont has the lowest emissions of any state in the country. Even still, its top six polluters release just over 849,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases annually, about 10 percent of Vermont’s total.
It’s time to rethink our growing reliance on natural gas. Over the past several years research on methane emissions in gas fields and pipelines has raised serious doubts about just how clean natural gas really is.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a member of the Senate environment and energy committees and the sponsor of legislation to curb greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming, issued the following statement on Monday’s observation of Earth Day.