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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Carbon Fee and Dividend for a Bright Green Future

900 Citizens Climate Lobby volunteers before visiting 502 Congressional offices on June 21, 2016. Photo: Citizens Climate Lobby.

By John Gage

The transition to clean energy is underway, but not fast enough to prevent life-changing consequences from greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon dioxide (CO2), the major contributor to climate change, sea level rise, and ocean […]

Speak Out on the EPA!

Visit our new engagement map to find an event near you and speak out against Trump’s plan to gut the EPA. Act now

Donald Trump recently outlined his budget plan for the federal government, and it confirms what we already know — Trump only cares about himself and his corporate allies.

Trump’s budget would gut […]

Energy Independent Vermont: Strategy Discussion TOMORROW

Wow, what a week it’s been!

On Monday, legislators introduced four plans to reform our tax structure and put a price on pollution! On Tuesday, they came together for a round table discussion of their proposals, and took questions from the press. And then, yesterday, over 1,500 youth gathered on the statehouse lawn to demand […]

GMP Inspire Space Contest Winner Greenbanc Partners with Alchemist to Offer Its Employees Free Home Energy Score

Greenbanc, a certified B Corporation and the winner of Green Mountain Power’s InspireSpace contest, has partnered with The Alchemist to offer all employees a free Home Energy Score. The score is a new approach to measuring home energy performance, developed by the Department of Energy, that is fast, affordable, simple, creditable and flexible. It is […]

Tax Reform & Climate Action: The Vermont Case for Carbon Pricing

Montpelier, VT – Vermont legislators today proposed four tax reforms that would:

Create jobs and strengthen the Vermont economy, Prioritize low- and middle-income Vermonters, and Reduce the carbon pollution causing global warming.

“Our bills are conversation starters,” said Representative Johannah Leddy Donovan, a member of the tax-writing Ways & Means Committee and Chair […]

Youth Rally for the Planet – Vermont

Over 1,000 young Vermonters will gather on the State House on Wednesday, April 12th—one week from today—for the Second Annual Youth Rally for the Planet.

This action-packed day will be hosted and run by high school organizers—many of whom have been working tirelessly these past few months to plan and recruit for this awesome event. […]

Water is life, so attend Vermont Clean Water Day this Wed

Clean Water Day is on Wednesday, March 29 from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. Meet at the Pavilion Building Auditorium at 109 State Street in Montpelier (the door is on the side street of the History Museum) for a policy briefing. Then, at 10:30 will parade to the State House for a Clean Water Day […]

Brattleboro Town Meeting Expresses Concern

Calling for investigation of the possibility of treason and crimes against humanity

By George Harvey

One of the wonderful things we have in the Vermont is a real democracy, in which the voice of the people can be heard. The Representative Town Meeting of Brattleboro, Vermont voted on the following motion, which I […]

Breaking News on Keystone XL:

Breaking: The Trump administration just approved the presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but this fight is far from over.

Take action: Urge the Nebraska PSC to reject the state permit!

Take action: Urge the Nebraska PSC to reject the state permit!

The Trump administration just approved the presidential permit for the Keystone […]

Now is the time – Price on Pollution

It has been an up and down week. On the down side, President Trump’s budget is a handbook of climate denialism. He eliminates almost every federal program designed to study, prepare for, or protect Americans from the threat of global warming.

On the plus side, I was thrilled to join Vermont Representative David Deen […]