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Cutting Emissions to Zero Could Save the Planet

Peat bog, a champion for drawing down carbon. Michal Klajban, CC-BY-SA 4.0.

George Harvey

Many readers will recognize the work of climatologist Michael E. Mann. He is the person who introduced us to the “Hockey stick graph” showing the rapid rise in global temperatures that has happened in the past fifty years. Now, he […]

A Future For The Planet

President Biden signing executive orders. White House photo, public domain.

George Harvey

On January 27, President Joe Biden may have changed the course of history when he signed a pair of executive orders and a memorandum at a White House briefing. We have posted a full transcript of his remarks at the […]

From the Vermont Natural Resources Council

Contact your lawmakers today to urge them to support the Global Warming Solutions Act!

Earlier this week, lawmakers reconvened for the final days of the 2020 legislative session, with a primary focus on finalizing a FY 2021 budget. That said, a few key policy priorities remain in play, including the important, job-creating, pollution-reducing, Global Warming […]

Webinars this week (Aug 5 and 6): All about wetlands, and climate policy in the Legislature

Climate Policy with Legislative Leaders (Wednesday at noon) The Energy Action Network (EAN) is offering an exciting opportunity to engage with legislative leaders on climate this Wednesday, August 5 at noon.

Join Senate President Pro Tem Tim Ashe and House Speaker Mitzi Johnson for a discussion about which climate priorities they expect to make […]

INVITE: Conversation with GMP–Energy & Climate Resilience

We hope you can join REV next Tuesday, March 31 @ 12:30 pm for a conversation with GMP about energy and climate resilience.

Speakers:

Brian Otley, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, GMP Josh Castonguay, Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer, GMP Olivia Campbell Andersen, Executive Director, REV

GMP recently filed […]

Invite: VT Climate Action Webinar–Monday, March 2

Join REV this Monday, March 2nd at 12:30 PM for an important update on climate action and renewable energy legislation currently under debate at the Statehouse–including S.267, which will create a 100% Renewable Energy Standard with doubled local renewable energy requirements.

The details:

Who: Olivia Campbell Andersen, Executive Director of Renewable Energy Vermont What: […]

Climate Advocates Bennington

NY: Climate Action Film Festival

Jock Gill: Climate crisis requires us to become carbon negative

This commentary is by Jock Gill, of Peacham, an internet communications consultant who served in President Bill Clinton’s Office of Media Affairs. He is town energy coordinator in Peacham.

Vermont, and the developed world in general, has failed to come to grips with the fact that, even if we could reach zero emissions in […]