Mid-session update: Where we stand

Legislators are home for Town Meeting this week – marking ‘halftime’ for the 2018 legislative session. It’s been an exciting year for carbon pricing, but there’s still a long ways to go. Here’s a snapshot of where carbon pricing stands half-way through the session, as well as a recap of…

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Strong Showing for Pollution Pricing in St. Albans

The third Vermont Climate Action Commission public hearing took place Thursday night in St. Albans City Hall Auditorium. Vermonters from Franklin, Chittenden and Grand Isle counties came to voice their concerns and make policy recommendations before a panel of 10 of the 21 appointed commissioners. Their task is significant: take…

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Tax Reform and Climate Action

Donald Trump’s anti-climate agenda threatens Vermont’s economy and endangers Vermonters’ health. While the president retreats to bygone days when coal was king, there are no coal mining jobs in Vermont. There are, however, 17,000 Vermonters whose jobs in clean energy are threatened by his policies. And every Vermonter needs to…

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