Vermont Climate Collaborative
Historic Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) carbon credit auction was held September 25, 2008 with an expected $2 million in proceeds to benefit all fuels efficiency program. Read more news on the initiative (pdf).
Climate Change News
- Vermont Falls Short in Curbing Emissions
Burlington Free Press Staff Report, Wednesday, December 15, 2010.
- UVM moves toward "carbon neutrality" (Burlington Free Press Archive Search Page)
By Tim Johnson, Burlington Free Press, Saturday, October 30, 2010.
- Vermont revamps climate change web site (Burlington Free Press Archive Search Page)
The Associated Press, Burlington Free Press, Thursday, October 28, 2010.
- Climate Collaborative searches for role (Burlington Free Press Archive Search Page)
By Candace Page, Burlington Free Press, December 9, 2008.
Green Inc.: Vermont's Climate Goals Stalled
By Kate Galbraith, New York Times, November 24, 2008.
- State's green ideas go nowhere (Burlington Free Press Archive Search Page)
By Candace Page, Burlington Free Press, November 23, 2008.
Campuses find going green can be tough
By Stacy Teicher Khadaroo, Christian Science Monitor, October 26, 2008.
- The Northern Forest Sustainable Economy Initiative, an initiative co-sponsored by the Northern Forest Center and North Country Council, released its recommendations and strategies for long-term regional action for Northern Forest communities. October 8, 2008.
- The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ranks Vermont #4 in the nation, in a new scorecard ranking state-level action on energy efficiency policies, programs, and practices. This puts Vermont at the top of the list in terms of "leadership in promoting energy independence with cost-effective energy efficiency investments," according to Maggie Eldredge, Research Associate at ACEEE and lead author of the report. October 6, 2008.
Fogel Sign Vermont Climate Collaborative Charter
The View at UVM, October 1, 2008.
- The United States Conference of Mayors published a green jobs report (pdf) predicting that the green sector will be responsible for 4.2 million jobs in the U.S. by 2038 (a five-fold increase over the 750,000 in 2006). Of these, it is predicted that more than 4,600 will be in Vermont (up from 586 in Vermont in 2006). October 2008.
Greens: Which Vermont Colleges are Making the Grade on Sustainability?
By Ken Picard and Kirk Kardashian, Seven Days, September 10, 2008.
Named Science Advisor to Vermont Climate Collaborative
By Jeffrey Wakefield, The View at UVM, April 2008.
Warm Slice of Nobel Prize
By Joshua Brown, The View at UVM, October 2007.
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