Category Archives: Climate

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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Vermont Climate Solutions Caucus open meeting – December 3

Please Come to a Climate Meeting MARY SULLIVAN, MARYSULLBTV@GMAIL.COM, STATE REPRESENTATIVE, CHITTENDEN-6-5 Concerned about the climate crisis? Want to see Vermont do its part to combat it while creating jobs, helping you save money, and protecting public health? If so, the Vermont Climate Solutions Caucus of the Legislature, which I recently co-chaired and remain very active […]

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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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