Category Archives: Climate

Vermont Youth Climate Congress – 11/17

Register for the Vermont Youth Climate Congress By Matt Henchen on Oct 24, 2019 04:55 pm Let’s show them how it’s done! Sunday, November 17th at 12:30 PM Vermont State House 115 State Street, Montpelier WHAT: A civil, civic gathering of students that builds on some of Vermont’s greatest traditions to show lawmakers what climate […]

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Encourage Students to Support a National Carbon Price Through our November Lobby Activities

Citizens’ Climate Lobby currently has several opportunities for students to make their voices heard on climate change. Please see below. Register for November Lobby Day Congress is moving forward on climate change, thanks to CCL’s 100,000+ members asking for climate action. At November Lobby Day (Nov. 11-12), participants will meet with their members of Congress […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Lakes, Weight, Taxes and More..

Vermont has the highest rates of obesity in New England At 15.1%, Vermont has the highest obesity rate for youth ages 10 to 17 in New England, according to a new report issued by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This number is increasing, up from 11.8% in 2016. Similarly, Vermont’s adult obesity rate is currently 27.5%, […]

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Mayor Miro Weinberger Proposes Revenue-Neutral Vermont Carbon Pollution Fee and Rebate That Would Cut Emissions by 37 Percent, Create New Jobs, and Boost Vermont’s Economy

Mayor Miro Weinberger Proposes Revenue-Neutral Vermont Carbon Pollution Fee and Rebate That Would Cut Emissions by 37 Percent, Create New Jobs, and Boost Vermont’s Economy Joined by coalition of business and environmental leaders, Mayor Weinberger releases new analysis showing environmental and economic benefits of a revenue-neutral Vermont carbon pollution fee; Burlington will begin using an […]

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Join us! Caring for our Home Grounds–A Commons Conservation Congress for Vermont’s Center-West Ecoregion

Calling all Commoners! Roll up your sleeves and join the conversation~ CARING FOR OUR HOME GROUNDS A Commons Conservation Congress for Vermont’s Center-West Ecoregion Saturday, November 2, 8:30am – 1:00pm Mount Abraham Union High School, Bristol, VT Suggested donation $15, includes t-shirt and lunch Register via Eventbrite We’re in a time of climate crisis. The natural communities we live in […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – October 2019

Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News October 2019 In this newsletter: VTIPL’s Annual Conference Happening Soon – Register Now! Address Correction – Please Note VTIPL Appreciates Congregational Sponsors of Our Conference! VTIPL Seeks a Coordinator Pledge to be a Faith Climate Voter Vermont Climate Change Policy Priorities Sierra Club/Action Circles Advocacy Training George Lakey […]

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You’re invited! Net Zero Building Tour on 10/17

You’re invited! Net Zero Building Tour: SunCommon Headquarters Thursday, October 17 starting at 5:30pm | Waterbury, VT Please join the Vermont Green Building Network for our autumn net zero building tour of SunCommon Headquarters, recipient of the 2017 Vermont’s Greener Building Award, Net Zero Award and People’s Choice Award. This net positive office and warehouse building […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Wal-Mart, women legislators, new spider spotted and more

Short constitutions equal more trust Vermont has the shortest constitution of any state, at 1,433 words. A recent article finds that trust in the government correlates to constitution length, with higher levels of trust associated with shorter constitutions. The study also finds that there is a relationship between social capital and constitution endurance, the amount of time […]

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Join Us in Mobilizing Climate Action for Health! ? Sept. 23

Monday, September 23, 7:30–9:00pm @ The Silver Maple Ballroom, UVM Davis Center All Welcome — Free to Attend RESERVE YOUR SEAT As people gather for the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, get inspired and motivated locally by stories of successful action against climate change and for human health. Panelists will share stories of how they’re fighting to protect human […]

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