Vermont Climate Collaborative

The Vermont Governor's Commission on Climate Change

The Vermont Governor's Commission on Climate Change (VGCCC) was established by Vermont Governor Jim Douglas via Executive Order 07-05 (pdf) and was directed to develop recommendations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Vermont, consistent with Vermont's need for continued economic growth and energy security.

In September 2006, a 31-member Plenary Group was convened. The Plenary Group was comprised of representatives from all sectors including higher education, state government, business, non-profit, municipal, and other sectors. The combined Commission and Plenary Group met 7 times between September 2006 and July 2007.

Vermont Governor's Commission on Climate Change final report cover

The Plenary Group presented a set of 38 policy recommendations in four separate sectors to the Commission at the conclusion of its final meeting in July 2007. The Commission then prepared a final report to the Governor, which was submitted in November 2007. Here is the full set of files associated with the final report of the Governor's Commission on Climate Change:

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