VPIRG Member: Stop Denying Climate Change

In an editorial on Nov. 2,The Caledonian Record argued against building renewable wind projects in Vermont because “the science behind Shumlin’s ‘global warming’ fanaticism is, at best, unresolved.”1 In response, we ran an ad in their newspaper (politely) letting The Caledonian Record and its readers know that climate change is…

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Wind Power for a Cleaner America: Reducing Global Warming Pollution, Cutting Air Pollution and Saving Water

Global warming is one of the most pressing environmental issues of our time. Our over-dependence on dirty and dangerous fossil fuels only exacerbates the problem. The solution—developing clean renewable sources like wind power, a resource that already displaces about 68 million metric tons of global warming pollution a year. Read…

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Vermont Energy Generation Siting Commission

In October 2012, Governor Shumlin appointed a commission to look at the energy generation siting process in Vermont. The committee is tasked with making specific recommendations  for how the state might improve the siting process when compared to other states, as well as how to best integrate public participation in…

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