Just in time for the Extinction Rebellion protest encampment on the State House lawn, this fall’s gorgeous Indian summer turned into a brutally cold, rainy, windy day and night.Read more
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
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
Climate strikers shut down a couple of streets in Burlington. "Expect congestion" and we'll clear the roads when we can, police said.Read more
Teenagers from all over Vermont are expected to skip school and join their elders in a 'Climate Strike' protest starting at Montpelier High School at 9 am and then proceeding to City Hall.Read more
One of the three members of the five-member Brattleboro selectboard who voted against the proposed 'climate emergency' declaration called it "war-mongering" and an "anti-government screed." Another said if the town were to declare an emergency, it would be against opioids "because people are dying every day in front of us." Another just called it "a mess." Supporters say they will work to overturn the 'no' vote and will mention it at Friday's Climate Strike.
Group leaving posters all over Burlington used to be part of group that planned Charlottesville VA protest. They split after the event that left a leftist protester dead when a rightwing driver struck her with a car.
Middle school and high school students in Brattleboro will skip school next Friday to go to the local park and sing, chant and speechify on behalf of the Climate Strike. What would Greta do?Read more
The Burlington business community is preparing for the September 20-27 Climate Strike activities.Read more