24 Vermont towns to vote on climate change measure

MIDDLESEX, Vt. (WCAX) About two dozen towns will consider resolutions this Town Meeting Day that urge action on climate change. It’s a continued effort to urge more action on the issue at the local level.

Middlesex is among the two dozen towns with climate change resolutions this Town Meeting Day, but it’s unclear how

WCAX: 24 Vermont towns to vote on climate change measureRead more …

2018 Annual Progress Report - 90% by 2050 -The Benefits of Achieving Vermont's Energy Goals

Existing policy not enough to meet Vermont’s energy and emissions commitments, report says
Vermonters stand to benefit from renewable heat, electric vehicles
A new Progress Report released today by Energy Action Network (EAN) highlights how meeting Vermont’s energy and emissions commitments will require state action far beyond what is already occurring, with major benefits

Press Release: EAN 2018 Annual Progress Report PublishedRead more …

VTDigger

Gov. Phil Scott, often criticized for talking the talk on climate change but not walking the walk, has this session proposed $1.5 million in electric vehicle incentives for low- and moderate-income Vermonters. Environmental advocates applaud the move, but say it’s not enough.

In his budget address at the start of the session, the governor said

VTDigger: State needs 1575% boost in EVs in six years to meet energy goalsRead more …

The three northern New England states spend $8.2 billion annually on imported fossil fuels.
Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont could significantly cut the $8.2 billion they annually spend importing fossil fuels by transitioning to clean energy, according to a new report.

“Advancing Clean Energy Investment in Northern New England” says investing in clean energy

Energy News Network – Report: Clean energy could cut New England states’ fossil fuel billsRead more …

Valley News

Fairlee — Environmental action and prominent figures from the Green Mountain State galvanized attendees at the Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network’s Community Energy & Climate Action Conference, pushing Saturday’s event to its highest attendance yet after 11 years.

But the biggest name on the slate, keynote speaker and 350.org founder and author Bill

Valley News: Fairlee Climate Change Event Galvanizes Attendees – by Jared PendakRead more …

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