Last Friday, 13 business, low income, faith and environmental organizations denounced President Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement and sent a letter to Governor Scott urging swift action to stem the negative consequences of this shortsighted move. We are pleased that Governor Scott has decided that Vermont will join other […]
Shortsighted Decision Puts Onus and Opportunities on States to Act
Yesterday’s announcement by President Donald Trump to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement is a deeply shortsighted move.
“This decision not only fails to protect vulnerable people and future generations but it leaves the greatest economic development opportunity this world has ever […]
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The United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord.
By George Harvey
President Donald Trump made his long-awaited decision on the Paris Climate Accord. He announced:
“Therefore, in order to fulfill my solemn duty to protect America and its citizens, the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate accord – Thank […]
Join the Vermont Sierra Club at an information and action forum about the Trump administration’s environmental agenda. This event’s lead sponsor is the grassroots community group, DOVE-Defending Our Vermont Environment.
When: Tuesday, June 6th, 7:00 pm, Where: Unitarian Church, 130 Main Street, Montpelier (across from the Kellogg-Hubbard Library) RSVP: Let us know if you are […]
Republican Governor Phil Scott recently co-signed a letter with Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker urging President Trump to remain committed to the Paris Climate Agreement.
This is a laudable step–but Vermont needs Gov. Scott to honor the words in that letter by supporting policies right here in Vermont that address climate change and strengthen our clean […]
Reposted from Carol Pope’s Blog
If, like me, 11PM programs are not your daily bread, you may have missed my conversation along with Mike Bloomberg on the Daily Show last night, discussing our book, Climate of Hope. This will be — I’m pretty sure — my highest ratings ever, so I’m sharing […]
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Tapped maple trees. Photo credit: https://botanistinthekitchen.wordpress.com
By Kirsti Blow, Center for Research on Vermont
The threat of climate change has proven to be one of the nation’s most momentous issues—just not in the concerns of the individual.
A majority of Americans believe in the existence of global warming, and as many as 69 percent […]