President Donald Trump’s decision to quit the 2015 Paris climate agreement represented an abdication of leadership and a triumph of ignorance over science. It also put in jeopardy America’s economy and the health of our people. Under Trump, the U.S. joins Syria and Nicaragua as the only nations in the world to have rejected […]
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, […]
Anthony Iarrapino is a Montpelier attorney who works for several of Vermont’s environmental advocacy nonprofit organizations. Marching matters. It is the reason that the First Amendment protects the right to peaceably assemble along with the freedom of speech. Throughout our history, marchers for women’s suffrage, workers’ rights and civil rights have proven the power of […]
This is where all the cool stuff will be This page is going to be updated over the next few days so keep checking back for the latest. Look for me at the event! Here’s the Agenda for the event! Commentary from Anthony Iarrapino: Anthony is a Montpelier attorney who works for several […]
Former President Obama’s First Public Speech Since He Left Office