TAKING THE INITIATIVE: Carl Pope’s Blog – June 27, 2017 San Francisco, CA The last week has seen a flood of stories on clean energy’s prospects – stories that make your head spin with their conflicting tales of renewable energy’s prospects of ending our dangerous addiction to fossil fuel power from coal and gas.
Join film Producer Sidney Beaumont, National Sierra Club President Loren Blackford and Institute for Sustainable Communities Vice President of U.S. Programs Steve Nicholas, for a sneak peek of the documentary film From The Ashes.
When: Thursday, June 22 at 6:00 pm Where: Main St Landing, 60 Lake St Burlington, VT 05401 Reception: 6:00-6:45 p.m. Film […]
Community members from across Vermont will come together on Wednesday June 7th to tell Gov. Phil Scott to stop holding the budget – and Vermont – hostage. The state budget invests in creating more affordable housing, increasing access to child care, maintaining the Vermont state colleges, protecting clean water, and giving more resources to mental […]
Statement by Steven Nadel, ACEEE (The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy ) Executive Director
For all the talk about increasing US jobs, the president’s budget takes a meat cleaver to the largest job creator in the energy sector: energy efficiency. It seeks crippling cuts to federal programs that transform waste into wealth […]
Last year, the NY state legislature took a major step forward by approving New York’s first consumer electric vehicle rebate program in the 2016-17 budget!
The New York rebate offers a discount of $500 – $2,000 for the sale or lease of an electric vehicle. Known as the Drive Clean rebate, the amount is […]
Saturday, April 29, marks the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, and climate activists will challenge reversals to climate protections on federal and state levels. The People’s Climate March is a global movement to give opportunities for people to demonstrate their concerns for the future of our planet. Below is more information on […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
April 29th marks 100 days of the Trump administration
CONCORD, NH – Saturday, April 29, marks the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, and climate activists will challenge reversals to climate protections on federal and state levels. Volunteers from across New Hampshire and neighboring states will gather on Saturday morning […]