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Join Us for a June 16th Webinar on Vermont’s Climate & Energy Plans

 

 

Join us on Wednesday, June 16th at noon for a VECAN webinar to learn about how Vermont’s important clean energy and climate action blueprints connect.

The State of Vermont is simultaneously embarking on two planning efforts: the update to the Comprehensive Energy Plan (CEP), which established the important 90% by 2050 total […]

Fighting the Battles, Winning the War

Kayford Mountain, or what was a mountain.

by James Hansen, 1 June 2021

The battles to slow human-made climate change have been fought bravely by ad hoc groups of concerned citizens – trying to stop pipelines, coal mines, fracking, etc. Winning a battle helps, and fights are beginning to be won, including confrontations in […]

Act Today: Shape the Future of Energy in New Hampshire

The New Hampshire 10-year State Energy Strategy is due for an update and your opinion matters. Help steer New Hampshire towards a greener and brighter future by submitting a public comment to the Office of Strategic Initiatives.

Some initiatives that we hope to see more of:

• Increase the Renewable Portfolio Standard for Class II […]

Action Alert–Save Standard Offer. Contact Legislators TODAY!

Renewable Energy Vermont is working hard to ensure that the Standard Offer program continues and we need your help. If legislators don’t take action this year, then next year will be the last Standard Offer RFP and this highly successful, cost-effective, diverse, renewable electricity market opportunity will end.

Senators need to hear from you now. […]

The Sustainable Futures Conference

4 Days, 16 Keynotes Speakers, 32 Breakout Sessions, Youth Congress, Innovation Salon

The Sustainable Futures Conference

APRIL 27–30, 2021 The Sustainable Futures Conference is a multi-day virtual event that will mainstream public discourse around the concept of sustainable practice.

Featuring over a dozen international and national speakers, the conference will illuminate how sustainability and […]

4/14 Webinar “Your Vermont Climate Council – Economic Impacts, Stories & Solutions”

The 23-member Climate Council was born out of the Global Warming Solutions Act and is tasked with creating a climate action plan to ensure we meet our emissions requirements, prioritize our most vulnerable communities, and build a stronger, more resilient economy. Comprised of representatives from many walks of life, they’re our neighbors, classmates, business leaders, […]

Just In! (from NY-GEO)

Below are G.E.T.’s top picks from NY-GEO’s weekly “Just-In” Newsletter. Just In! features three fresh news item summaries on the NY-GEO home page every Monday. NY-GEO members get the full newsletter, which includes an advanced look at the website articles, plus event listings and job openings and several bonus article summaries with links, usually […]

Upper Valley Climate Partners Summit Feb 25

How Climate Change Affects Many Aspects of Our Region, and Who’s Doing What About It

Climate change has the potential to affect everyone on the planet and virtually every aspect of our lives, including here in the Upper Valley.

The good news is that many throughout the Upper Valley are working to combat climate […]

Monday, 2/8, 4pm | NH Statewide Community Power Meeting, Prep for HB 315 Hearing

Please be invited to join a NH statewide meeting on Monday, February 8th, 4pm-5pm. (See bottom for meeting access.) Meeting Purpose: to convene and organize statewide in preparation for the legislative hearing on House Bill 315 (aka, “Monopoly Protection Act,” bill gutting the Community Power Law). Please be invited to extend this invitation to […]

Help Save Community Power in NH!

The Community Power Law, signed by Governor Sununu in 2019 with bipartisan support, enables cities and towns to choose where their electricity comes from. This law holds potential for communities to save on energy costs, increase local control and resilience, and generate more renewable energy.

Eversource is now pushing for legislation (House Bill 315) that […]