We have a lot of work to do by 2025 to bend the curve and achieve our commitments. That is why we want to hear your pitch for promising opportunities to help Vermont transition to renewable energy and reduce emissions, especially in the transportation and thermal sectors and especially with public policy
We hope you’re all enjoying this summer week! It was great to see so many Network members at our Speaker Series event this Tuesday. Please note that we will not have a Speaker Series in August, but see below for a Save the Date for our 2019 Network Summit on September 26th.
In recent years, fuel taxes and other funding mechanisms have not kept pace with the increasing costs of building and maintaining transportation infrastructure. Improved overall vehicle fuel efficiency has reduced fuel tax revenues.
The growing number of electric vehicles on the road is beginning to contribute to this challenge. Some states, perceiving
The Vermont Department of Health reports strong evidence for the positive impact of home weatherization on general health, productivity, social health, and upper respiratory health. They estimate that the 10-year benefit of weatherization, in health and fuel savings, is nearly three times greater than the initial investment per household.
Further, a 2016
It’s hard to look away from the climate crisis when it’s staring us in the face: the Midwest has been crippled by record breaking stretches of severe weather and the American West and the Middle East are sweltering through heat waves and fires. Meanwhile, runaway feedback loops appear to be underway in