Great conference leads into carbon price push

CCL Newsletter, November 2021Table of Contents:CCL’s fall conference a successTake action this weekMedia: Republicans tout solutionsSupporting CCL on Giving TuesdayUpcoming trainingsThis week on the CCL blog With carbon pricing still in play, volunteers gather for CCL’s fall conferenceWith carbon pricing still under consideration in the Senate version of the Build Back Better Act, Citizens’ Climate […]

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News from the GrassRoots Fund: The Guiding Practices focus on bottom-up organizing, centering the voices of those most impacted, and shared community leadership.

The New England Grassroots Environment Fund‘s mission is to energize and nurture long-term civic engagement in local initiatives that create and maintain healthy, just, safe, and environmentally sustainable communities by moving resources to community-based organizers and shifting power in decision-making to those most impacted by the work. Our monthly newsletter serves as a way to keep […]

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Free Course for Faculty Rise Up: How Faculty Can Respond to the Challenges of Our Time

Dear Vermont Environmental Science Colleagues + Allies, We are excited to extend an invitation to this free faculty development opportunity on how to utilize civic engagement and community-based learning to address critical issues, such as climate change and food insecurity.   This is a self-paced virtual course with three live workshops facilitated by Vermont’s very own environmental steward and champion, Jon Isham, Professor of […]

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The Zero Waste Campus Council (ZWCC) is hosting its monthly Meet Up, Waste Down on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 10 am PST/1 pm EST via Zoom!

The Zero Waste Campus Council (ZWCC) is hosting its monthly Meet Up, Waste Down on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 10 am PST/1 pm EST via Zoom! These meetings are held for one hour every 4th Tuesday of the month at 10 am PST/1 pm EST via Zoom. We will have an initial welcome and introductions and then people can […]

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COTS November Updates

Upcoming Events The 2021 COTS Phonathon is Coming Up Soon!The COTS Phonathon is our oldest and biggest fundraiser. Each year, the week after Thanksgiving, we call past COTS supporters and ask them to consider a gift to COTS again this year. Last year, we held our first ever virtual Phonathon due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks […]

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Vermont Research News

Patrick Leahy The full impact of Senator Leahy’s remarkable political career won’t be known for some time. One clear thread is the commitment to social justice and democratic principles as Phil Baruth describes in the one biography of the Senator written so far — “Patrick Leahy, a Life in Scenes.”  In a future research newsletter we […]

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Composting at Champlain College – a short survey developed by Marketing students

Sharing on behalf of: Peter Turansick, Nathaniel Topham, Henry KimberWhite, and Silvanna NajriSaladinThis survey is for MRK-340, a service learning course about marketing for non-profits and social change issues. Our project is raising awareness around composting responsible in the state of Vermont. This survey will help us gage in what areas need to be front and […]

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Champlain College Campus Food Drive, Free Lunch and Event Reminder

This year’s food drive in the IDX dining hall will benefit Chauncey’s Cupboard, the Champlain College food pantry. In exchange for your donation of six or more non-perishable food or hygiene items, Sodexo cashiers will provide a voucher for free lunch at the dining hall.  And, please mark your calendars for the Grand Opening of Chauncey’s […]

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VTIPL November 2021 Newsletter – Native American Heritage Month

Green Mountains, Blue WaterEarth Care News – November 2021Native American Heritage Month Photo courtesy Donna C. RobertsBuild Back Better Act Needs Our Support NowCOP26 – A Moral Clarion Call – IPL President Rev. Susan Hendershot72 Faith Institutions Divest from Fossil Fuels pre-COP26COP26 Lacks Sufficient Indigenous RepresentationUgandan Youth Activist Shows Another Side of COP26Vermont State Climatologist Speaks in […]

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