They’re bucking Republican Party orthodoxy on climate “You can be a conservative and address climate change in ways that are consistent with our limited government principles.” It’s not just on the national level that conservatives are realizing that climate change is affecting their communities. In Vermont, small towns are having to address the real changes […]
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.
“… within the scientific community, there’s basically no disagreement that by pumping heat-trapping gases like CO2 into the atmosphere, people are warming up the planet.” The witness panel does not really represent the vast majority of climate scientists who have concluded that there is a connection between human activity and climate,” Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) said at […]
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
Join your friends at the Vermont State House for the Clean Water Day 2017 celebration PRESS UPDATES since the event: State action is needed to fund water pollution clean-up Want to learn more? Listen to Vermont Conservation Voter’s Lauren Hierl discuss Clean Water Day with James Elhers on WDEV‘s Our Nature. Fri, 03/24/2017 – 12:00 […]
Watch Dr. Michal Kravčík explains the influence of water cycles on our climate Vermont has issues with our water Learning ways to treat water is critical to our recovery. From Wikipedia: Michal Kravčík born 3 February 1956) is a Slovak hydrologist and environmentalist. He was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 1999, for his contributions to the water management of the Torysa River. Biography Michal Kravčík is […]
Bernie Sanders supports renewable energy Renewable energy is our future, and places like Green Mountain Power are already working to transform our energy system. I applaud GMP for leading the way in Vermont and for the rest of the country. Their farm has 7,700 solar panels—enough to produce 2.5 megawatts of electricity, or power for […]
Private and Public Partnerships Support Vermont’s Forest & Climate Economy March 13, 2017 – Today Vermont Governor Phil Scott, Peter Bourne, Bourne’s Energy Chris Brooks, Vermont Wood Pellet Co., Andy Boutin, Pellergy System, David Frank, SunWood Biomass, and Olivia Campbell Andersen, Renewable Energy Vermont join with environmental leaders and students to celebrate local, affordable, and efficient low carbon heating choices. Bourne’s Energy partnered […]