As the numbers of people who participated in the climate march recently showed, Vermonters and Americans across this country are concerned about climate change. Millions of Americans want action. And while the president and his Cabinet are busy denying the science behind climate change, states, cities, businesses and individuals are tackling climate change and searching […]
Vermont is made up of communities that care about each other and our beautiful surroundings. It comes from our respect for the past combined with a passion for a sustainable future. It’s about taking care of what we have and innovating new products and services that help us shape that future. This is what will […]
The Vermont Public Service Board “Hearing” Bennett Shapiro shows just how quiet “quiet” really is
Creating an energy democracy This Commentary originally ran in the Rutland Herald | May 13, 2017 Laura Mistretta of Burlington Vermont is a member of Rights & Democracy. Vermont has a lot to say for itself when it comes to building a sustainable future. The facts speak for themselves: We rank second in the nation for clean […]
Change has been happening since the beginning of time … little bits of change, on the edge of transformation. Small changes are hard to notice, but they’ve been building up, like a snowball rolling in sticky wet snow. Layer upon layer, what starts out small, grows faster and faster as it gets bigger. Change accelerates over […]
S.5700 Rule on Sound Levels from Wind Generation Facilities S.5701 Purpose and Applicability This rule establishes standards and procedures related to the sound emissions from wind generation facilities that apply for a certificate of public good.
Vermont Public Service Board Hearing S.5700 Rule on Sound Levels from Wind Generation Facilities S.5701 Purpose and Applicability This rule establishes standards and procedures related to the sound emissions from wind generation facilities that apply for a certificate of public good.
How a new climate strategy can create jobs, strengthen our economy, and leave a better legacy for future generations of Vermonters DIANA GONZÁLEZ is a Vermont State Representative from Winooski committed to a platform of economic justice and equity for all Vermonters. A Progressive/Democrat, she is the ranking member of the House Committee on General, […]
Political rally draws thousands Sponsored by Bernie’s “Our Revolution” campaign Calling for $15 minimum wage, paid family medical leave, criminal justice reform, immigrants rights, wage inequality, and much more. They believe the Democrats offer no opposition, they can do any damn thing they want to do. Well, our job is to start providing that opposition,” […]
Learn ways to save energy and money Save with popular energy saving equipment like solar power, heat pumps, efficient hot water heaters, and weatherization Experts from Efficiency Vermont and SunCommon will be presenting on ways to save more by switching over to these more efficient technologies. Its easier than you think to power more of […]
To reach its 2050 goal of 90% renewables, Vermont needs many more projects like this Solar rooftops won’t come close to satisfying the state’s energy needs It will take “all of the above” solar projects, as well as wind, to get the state anywhere near reaching its 90% renewable goal.
Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator Bernie Sanders, and Congressman Peter Welch speak out… Watch the Vermont Congressional Delegation Joint Town Meeting March 25, 2017 in Patrick Leahy primes the crowd Bernie Sanders resonates with the crowd Vermont Congressman Peter Welch