It’s Time For All Of Us To Speak Out
To Demand An Accurate Accounting Of Our GHG Emissions
The Global Warming Solutions Act, passed last year, requires the Vermont Climate Council (VCC) to create a Climate Action Plan that will reduce Vermont’s greenhouse gas emissions to specific levels by three […]
The U.S. Administration’s Strategy for Dealing with Climate Change
President Joe Biden opening the virtual summit of world leaders. (U.S. State Department. www.bit.ly/Biden-virtual-summit)
In mid-May, the International Energy Agency released a report, “Net Zero by 2050,” that warned that we must stop building coal-burning power plants worldwide and stop oil and gas […]
President Biden signing executive orders. White House photo, public domain.
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 […]
September 15, 2020
Attorney General Donovan’s Statement on the Governor’s Veto of the Global Warming Solutions Act:
“Climate change is real, and it is already affecting our state. The Global Warming Solutions Act, recently passed by the Vermont Legislature, tells government: When it comes to climate change, do your job. I testified in favor of […]
Brent Suter, pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers, recently endorsed the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act which is working its way through the U.S. House of Representatives. Fellow endorsers include many names that will be familiar to New England readers, including former Vermont governor Howard Dean and biathlete Susan […]
From Same Sun of Vermont, Inc.:
Net metering will be under review by the Public Utility Commission (PUC). The Governor’s current proposal would drop the solar incentive by 50% this year and eliminate it completely next year. The solar adder incentive is currently at 2 cents per kilowatt-hour produced. Dropping this to 1 […]
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 […]
Rally Kicks off 30 Days till Primary and Celebrates Demise of Lebanon-Hanover Liberty Utilities Pipeline
West Lebanon, N.H. — New Hampshire Gubernatorial candidate and Executive Councilor Andru Volinsky (D) launches a GOTV Courage to Lead rally TOMORROW in West Lebanon as August 8 represents one month till the September 8 primary. He will […]
Jim Bridenstine being sworn in at NASA. Photo: Bill Ingalls, NASA.
By George Harvey
This was supposed to be a very simple article, providing people with a single link and some information on its usefulness. That link goes to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Local Government Solar Project Portal (http://bit.ly/EPA-local-solar-portal), which is […]
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Wikimedia Commons
By George Harvey
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, which was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), was designed to help builders and renovators achieve high standards of human and environmental health in their structures. It is said to be […]