Aug 27, 2021

The Power of Water

As communities across the country continue to recover from Hurricane Ida and its remnant rains, we look back at the last I-named storm to wreak havoc on our region: Tropical Storm Irene. Ten years ago, Tropical Storm Irene turned a late August weekend into a disaster of historic proportions. Communities from central New York to… Continue reading The Power of Water

Flooding in Waitsfield Vermont.
Sep 22, 2020

With Your Help, Vermont Makes Critical Climate Progress

After months of work by Vermonters across the state – and despite a veto from Governor Scott – the Global Warming Solutions Act is now the law of the land in the Green Mountain State. This critical bill will slash carbon pollution while building resilient communities and looking after our most vulnerable neighbors.

Vermont just made incredible climate progress
Feb 20, 2020

Climate Change Threatens Vermont. A Strong Climate Law Will Help.

The Vermont legislature is considering a critical bill that will cut climate-damaging emissions across the state and smooth the way for a more resilient future. The bill, the Vermont Global Warming Solutions Act, will simultaneously slash pollution and build climate-ready communities.

A Global Warming Solutions Act will help Vermont tackle climate change
Feb 10, 2020

Supporting a Vermont Global Warming Solutions Act

Vermont’s legislature hit the ground running this year. Lawmakers are taking up critical bills to tackle climate change – bills that put the state on a path to slash polluting emissions while making sure rural communities and hardworking Vermonters prosper.

Greta Thunberg outside the Swedish parliament. Photo by Anders Hellberg
Jan 13, 2020

Vermont Needs Strong Laws to Fight Climate Catastrophe

While Vermont has made strides advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy, we are falling behind in reducing toxic climate pollution from burning fossil fuels in our cars and homes. Passing the Vermont Global Warming Solutions Act will change that, putting us back on track to cutting our emissions and securing a brighter future.

Legislators took up the Vermont Global Warming Solutions Act in January, 2020