Tag Archives: climate

Op - Ed
April 26, 2017

Creating a “climate economy”

By Linda McGinnis

Vermont is made up of communities that care about each other and our beautiful surroundings. It comes from our respect for the past combined with a passion for a sustainable future. It’s about taking care of what we have and innovating new…

News Briefs
April 19, 2017

Green Mountain College to host North Country Climate Reality conference

Friday, April 21, 8 a.m.—POULTNEY—The world needs all hands on deck to combat climate change! To empower individuals and local communities to create climate solutions, Green Mountain College will host the third annual North Country Climate Reality Conference. Presented with SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury, the event will take…

High school students mob Vermont Statehouse for Climate Change Rally
Featured
April 19, 2017

High school students mob Vermont Statehouse for Climate Change Rally

By Mike Polhamus, VTDigger

Nearly 1,400 students descended on the state capitol  Wednesday, April 12, for a rally against climate change. High school students organized the event, which was conceived three years ago by students in a civics class at Harwood Union High School. Several…

Op - Ed
April 12, 2017

Trump leaves climate action to us

By Duane Peterson

The American government has officially reversed course on protecting us from climate change. National security is the central priority we expect from the federal government, so this is truly alarming, for our nation and our planet. But despair is not an option….

Letter
March 1, 2017

Modeling a local and vibrant climate economy

Dear Editor,

With a national political conversation that seems to become more divisive and fragmented with each passing day, engaging locally to create meaningful and inclusive democratic change is as important as it ever has been. At moments like this, Vermonters have historically responded by…