I went to the Vermont Crossroads Conference at Champlain College over the weekend. Champlain College has a fantastic venue for live streaming and I took advantage of it, sharing videos on Facebook and here on this page. The event was created in order to bring together fellow Vermonters, thoughtful business leaders, and leading non-profits. Presenting […]
“Climate change is a planetary crisis. We’ve got to act. And we have to act boldly,” Bernie Sanders UPDATE: Over 1,000 of you participated in the webinar! Moving forward on the climate – without Washington The Trump Administration has made clear its disdain for science and their intent to roll back our nation’s commitment to […]
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The latest on Vermont’s GMO labeling bill If you are just tuning in… WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports- You might think we’ve been here before. Last year, in the 2013 session, the Vermont House of Representatives passed H.112, the GMO food labeling bill requiring labeling of foods with GMOs. This year the Senate has passed the […]
I just received some distressing news about the tar sands Enbridge is determined to pump it, one way or the other Late yesterday afternoon Canada’s National Energy Board approved all 3 of Enbridge’s requests for using Line 9 for transporting their tar sands oil across Canada to Montreal. They requested that it should be allowed […]
The Vermont Senate Agriculture Committee takes musical testimony in support of GMO food labeling bill H.112 At the February 6th Public Hearing Hundreds Turn Up to Support H.112 Passage The day after the public hearing, the Vermont Senate Agriculture Committee passed the bill onto the Senate Judiciary Committee with two alternative “trigger” clauses removed making […]