Give our Climate Warrior legislators credit for “wa” (spirit), but charging headlong into the big guns of market competition will just produce needless suffering – although not necessarily their own.Read more
Walking a path the State of Vermont has refused to follow, Green Mountain Power announced it will divest all fossil fuel stocks from its pension funds. The decision was made September 5. GMP has been “all in” on climate change – could this have been one reason why Mary Powell is leaving?Read more
Climate Strike activists say MMR, a large Vermont lobbying firm, is "culpable" for global warming because it represents Exxon and Vermont Gas. How about the lobby groups that tried to shut down Vermont Yankee?Read more
City of Burlington: stop saying climate change and start saying Climate Emergency - Burlington Free Press
Where Brattleboro failed, Burlington has succeeded - its city council declared a State of Climate Emergency Monday night. Henceforth let the truly woke forswear the phrase "climate change" and instead intone, "Climate Emergency." Vermont State Employees' Association has adopted similar language.
John Walters, independent journalist and former Seven Days columnist, thinks Vermont's left fits in pretty well with the people who flew into town to get selfies taken with climate Cassandra Greta Thornburg.Read more
Will Vermont’s legislature – willing at heart to save Vermont from carbon emissions but sometimes timid in action – resolve to further empower state government to do its part to fight climate change? Or will it effectively ignore the Climate Strike protesters to ban fossil fuels in favor of Vermonters who don’t want to see the state’s economy go down the toilet just to make a statement?
The people blocking rush hour traffic at Exit 14 on Williston Road/Main Street in Burlington carried as sign that “sorry for the inconvenience.” If you’re sorry – why go ahead and do it?Read more
What do you think? Who is driving the narrative on climate change and what are the climate-facts versus climate-fiction?
Thousands of Vermont students pour into Vermont downtowns. Is protesting in the street the best or most effective use of their time and energy? How would you try to effect change?
Hundreds of students, most of them signed out of school by their parents, rallied in Montpelier against a future of what they fear will be Climate Change disaster.Read more