Category Archives: Energy

February 2019 E-News: Updates from VNRC

February 2019 E-News Catch up below with VNRC’s latest news, and learn about opportunities to help us protect Vermont’s environment and communities. We hope to see you at Vermont Conservation Voters’ Environmental Common Agenda Reception at the State House this afternoon! HIGHLIGHTS Environmental Common Agenda Reception — TODAY at 3-5pm, VCV will release its 2019 Environmental Common Agenda of legislative priorities in the […]

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LCC Jan 2019 E-news – Ice Volcanoes, The Long Winter, Pickling Sidewalks, Water News & More

Lake Champlain Committee January 2019 E-news Below is the January 2019 edition of the Lake Champlain Committee (LCC) Enewsletter. It includes nature notes, clean lake tips for winter, articles about ice volcanoes and the winter solstice, and water news from near and far. It comes to you with our deep thanks for your past membership […]

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Become LEED Accredited – Vermont – Feb. 24

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training This LEED workshop and passing the exam can be counted towards UVM course credit (For School of Environment and related majors/courses only) When: February 24th 2019 – 1:00PM to 4:30 PM Where:  UVM – Aiken – Room 311 Registration: http://leadinggreen.com/vermont Interested in a career of sustainability? LEED is at its forefront and can help you open the […]

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Getting Burlington to net zero energy – Building a transportation system that will take us there – Jan. 30

Burlington Ready for 100% is pleased to invite you to another Energy-transition Conversation: Building a transportation system that will take us to net zero energy In 2015, Vermonters produced 6.92 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent per capita in transportation, 15% more than in 1990. Transportation accounts for more of Vermont’s greenhouse-gas emissions than either electricity […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – January 2019

Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News January 2019 In this newsletter: Congregational Watershed Manual – Available Soon! Opening Day People Power Lobby – January 9, State House Climate Action Plan for 2019 Transportation & Climate Initiative to Design Low-Carbon Policy 15-Year-Old Greta Thunberg’s Address at Climate Change Conference Talking with Evangelicals About Climate Change Reminder: […]

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Sen. Sanders Climate Change Facebook Live Town Hall – Dec 3rd at 7pm ET Inbox x

Hi Friends, We are excited to share with you the news that Sen. Sanders recently announced. On Dec. 3rd at 7 p.m. ET, Sen. Sanders will be hosting a Facebook Live town hall on climate change. He will be joined by Bill McKibben, Shailene Woodley, Van Jones, Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Georgetown, TX Mayor Dale Ross, and others […]

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Register Today for the Dec. 1st VECAN Conference!

Hello Energy Leaders, You are invited to attend VECAN’s 11th Annual Community Energy and Climate Action Conference: “Mobilizing Leadership to Make Bold Progress,” on December 1st.  Registration is now open! So registertoday and come join local energy leaders, business innovators, policymakers and others for a day to #ActOnClimateVT.   The event is Dec. 1st from 9:00am – 4:30pm at the Lake Morey Resort […]

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Ready for 100% Energy-transition Conversation 2018/11 updates

We’ve made some adjustments to our November 26 meeting about plans to develop a roadmap for taking Burlington to net zero energy and opportunities for community engagement in the roadmapping. Darren Springer has been asked to appear at the City Council meeting that evening. Jen Green, Burlington’s sustainability officer, will join us, instead. Here are […]

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David Blittersdorf speaking at UVM – 11/12

On Monday, November 12, as part of the Energy Action Seminar series, David Blittersdorf will be speaking in Aikin 102 about his career in the renewable sector. As a serial energy entrepreneur, co-founder of NRG systems and founder of All Earth Renewables he examines the impacts of energy use, production, and distribution and suggests various […]

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