On the 1 year anniversary of the Climate Action Commission…

It’s been one year since Gov. Phil Scott established his hand-picked Climate Action Commission. Read the statement below from VPIRG, Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC), Capstone Community Action, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) and Vermont Conservation Voters (VCV) asserting that Vermont must do more to live up to our…

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Efficiency VT Business Pilot Program Passed Into Law

On May 21st Gov. Scott signed H.739, which creates a three-year pilot program that allows Efficiency Vermont more flexibility in working with Vermont businesses on custom efficiency and energy saving programs. While it started as a reaction to the Scott Administration’s proposal to make significant cuts to efficiency programs, we…

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Vermont House passes budget featuring climate package!

  Late last week, the House advanced their version of the budget in a 122-10 vote, and in it they included a ‘climate package’. This section of climate-related appropriations may ring a bell if you’ve been following our climate work this session! Specifically, the climate package includes: $120,000 for a…

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