Category Archives: Climate

Vermont Research Newsletter: Transportation, lottery tickets, vaping and more…

 share    tweet    forward Transportation & GHG emissions The transportation sector continues to be the primary contributor to GHG emissions in Vermont, according to the 2020 Annual Energy Report by the State Department of Public Service. In 2018, transportation accounted for 46.7% of Vermont’s greenhouse gas emissions. See this new public transit report from VTrans and Sustainable Transportation Vermont for some […]

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February 2020 E-News: Updates from VNRC

February 2020 E-News  Thanks for taking time during this busy season to catch up with our latest news. We hope to see you soon at one of these upcoming events! LATEST NEWS 2020 Plan for Climate Action in Vermont — On January 14, VNRC presented a policy plan for climate action in 2020. We were joined […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light – Faith Climate Action Day – Feb. 20

Faith Climate Action Day – Feb. 20 Faith Climate Action Day at the State House Thursday, February 20, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Co-sponsored by Vermont Interfaith Power & Light, Vermont Interfaith Action, and VPIRG Join people of faith and conscience who will show up in strength to let our leaders know that we […]

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Call for applications: International Student Summit on Climate Change, July 2020, Quebec City

Invitation for undergrad and graduate students: The first International Student Summit on Climate will take place from July 6 to 9, 2020, at Université Laval (Québec City, Canada). It will bring together some 300 students from across the world. The summit will be an opportunity to reflect, learn and strategize on student actions related climate […]

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Climate Change and a New Era of Geopolitics in the Arctic – 2/19/20

What is the rest of the world doing to combat climate change? What impact will the effects of climate change have on global geopolitics? Join us on February 19 from 6:00-7:30pm as we tackle these pressing questions. Hear from special guest Dr. Rebecca Pincus on Climate Change and A New Era of Geopolitics in the Arctic. Dr. Pincus is an Assistant Professor in […]

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REV It Up: VT Climate News!

Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram CLIMATE- AT THE STATE HOUSE Unlike anything we’ve seen before, climate dominated discussion at the State House as the 2020 Legislative Session opened earlier this month. The Vermont Youth Lobby presented legislators with resolutions from the Youth Climate Congress. Watch the video here.  Representative Sarah Copeland-Hanzas discussed the goals of the […]

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Transitioning to renewable energy in the near term

It’s a new year (Hope it’s happy!), the holidays are over and new opportunities are appearing. Here are a few that caught my attention recently. Events An evening with Carolyn Finney Thursday, January 23, 2020, 5:30-7:30pm Hilton Garden Inn, 101 Main Street, Burlington Environmental justice leader Carolyn Finney will speak about getting marginalized voices into […]

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January 2020 E-News: Updates from VNRC

January 2020 E-News Where did the holidays go? The 2020 legislative session is about to begin! We hope the below updates will be useful as you begin to navigate another year of advocacy on behalf of Vermont’s environment and communities. FIRST THINGS FIRST… “6 Legislative Issues to Watch in 2020” — Over the weekend, VPR interviewed House […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – January 2020

Earth Care News January 2020 In this newsletter: VTIPL Transition Faith Climate Action Day at the State House, Montpelier, Thurs., Feb. 20 Webinar on Climate Policies for the 2020 Legislative Session People’s State of the State Address & PAN-Demonium: Jan. 9, 12 – 3 pm Responding to the Climate Crisis with 2020 Vision: Sat., Jan. […]

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