Vermont stands at a moment of great promise for a clean energy future. Over the four years since the publication of the last Comprehensive Energy Plan, Vermonters have built a foundation of infrastructure, policies, and programs…
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Climate change could have disastrous effects across the world, and here in the northeast U.S. too, if left unchecked. We’re already getting a preview. The extent of climate change is linked to how much carbon dioxide,…
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By Joel Stronberg 7/14/20
In this episode of Zero Net Fifty, Jennifer Delony and Joel Stronberg look at new climate proposals currently being considered by Congress and lawmakers in Vermont. In Vermont, a new policy for action on global…
By John Dillon Photo by Jane Lindholm 1/22/20
Many Vermonters support a pending ban on food waste from landfills. But a new University of Vermont study found few people want to pay for curbside pick-up of their food scraps.
The Republican governor is signaling that he will oppose Democratic proposals to cut emissions in 2020 — an election year.
By Charlotte Rene Woods Photo: Charlotte Rene Woods Charlottesville Tomorrow 12/16/19
What would the future of composting look like in the region? Local stakeholders and an out-of-state company are trying to figure that out.
Vermont is turning to its most abundant resource to help meet its renewable energy targets. But the bar for ‘carbon neutral’ may be higher than even skeptics think.
The protesters called for MMR to drop clients they say are ‘culpable’ for climate change. …
While many questioned whether the plan takes sufficient steps to address agriculture-related runoff, others defended the efforts farms are making….
By Cole Rosengren 6/18/19
Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill Monday (LD 1532) that will ban single-use plastic bags across the state by April 22, 2020. Reusable plastic and paper bags will be permitted for at least $0.05…
By Rina Li 5/24/19
Heads up, plastic watchers: Vermont legislators have passed what is being credited as the nation’s “toughest bill yet” with regard to single-use plastics regulation. S.113, which was sent to Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday, would…
By Ellie French 3/6/19
Sixteen Vermont towns passed non-binding climate change resolutions on Town Meeting Day, bringing the state total to 55 municipalities. The resolutions call for an end to construction of fossil fuel infrastructure, a commitment to 100…
By Jane Lindholm & Sam Gale Rosen 3/5/19
The so-called “Green New Deal” is a set of proposals that would tackle climate change and economic inequality at a national level. The package of policies is unlikely to become law anytime soon, but is…
By Zoya Teirstein 2/19/19
Bernie Sanders announced he’s running for president on Tuesday, confirming rumors that have been swirling since pretty much the moment it became clear Donald Trump had won the White House in 2016. By now, you…
UVM professor Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux is the state’s climatologist. She wrote about climate change effects in the Northeast….
By Elizabeth Gribkoff 10/7/18
Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill into law on Monday that gives Vermont the distinction of having the most comprehensive restrictions on single-use plastic of any state in the U.S.