Energy Independent Vermont campaign comes to Norwich

The Energy Independent Vermont coalition held another educational forum last Thursday at the Montshire Museum in Norwich. More than 50 people from all across the Upper Valley came to listen to presentations and learn about putting a price on carbon pollution in Vermont. They were joined by several Vermont state…

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Energy Independent Vermont Holds Activist Training

The Energy Independent Vermont coalition held its first Activist Training this past weekend in Montpelier. Braving the snow, dozens of seasoned activists, students, and community members traveled from all over the state to get into the gritty details of the carbon pollution tax proposal and to learn how to take…

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Educational Forums a Big Success!

The Energy Independent Vermont campaign held three back-to-back educational forums this week in East Montpelier, Burlington, and Waitsfield. We were delighted to see over 100 people brave cold nights and icy roads to learn more about the campaign, ask questions about the policy, provide feedback on additional information that would help…

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Brian Shupe: Carbon tax good for Vermont

This letter authored by the executive director of the Vermont Natural Resources Council ran in the Rutland Herald on November 23, 2014. Carbon tax good for Vermont The Vermont Natural Resources Council recently joined low-income advocacy partners, business and academic leaders, and other environmental organizations to call for putting a…

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Nate Hausman: Grab a Paddle

This letter is authored by the of the Vermont Chapter of the Sierra Club’s Energy and Climate Committee Chair. It ran in the Time Argus on November 18, 2014. Grab a paddle Stuck up a creek without a paddle. Everyone knows the old saw (or perhaps its less-sanitized variant). When…

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News Release: Environmental Advocates, Businesses and Low-Income Groups Launch Campaign for an Energy Independent Vermont

BARRE, VT— Vermont could dramatically reduce its climate pollution while improving the state’s economy and growing jobs, according to a new economic study released today by a diverse coalition of environmental, business and low-income groups. The benefits would be achieved by putting a price on carbon pollution and returning the…

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Have you liked Energy Independent VT on Facebook yet?

If not, visit http://facebook.com/energyindependentvt today!  We’ll share the latest climate news, notices of upcoming events, new online resources and opportunities for you to have an impact on the campaign. And, you’ll get to see the occasional, adorable picture of Braedan, Lila, Elias and the other children of Vermont who remind us…

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