The power and autonomy that is in H.688 and is to be granted to the Vermont Climate Council is unprecedented. The council and its subcommittees will reach into every Vermont home, farm, business, government and nonprofit entity.
Gregory Wrightstone, the author of “Inconvenient Facts: The Science That Al Gore Doesn’t Want You to Know,” made an appearance last week on The Morning Drive radio show with Marcus Certa and Kurt Wright.
Last Thursday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission finalized its updates to the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, in what the majority called an effort to “preserve competition” and give states more “flexibility” in implementing the federal rule.
Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune disavowed co-founder John Muir Wednesday, citing racist beliefs the iconic conservationist once held, and relationships he forged with people who supported white supremacy.
The combination of UVM’s fossil fuel divestment, Gov. Scott’s zero-carbon transportation pledge, and the Legislature’s Global Warming Solutions Act will increase the cost of living for Vermonters.
While Vermonters were waiting in hours long lines to get military surplus MREs in order to feed their families, Democrats were focused on passing the Global Warming Solutions Act, with the objective of tamping down any economic activity that uses fossil fuels.
Gov. Phil Scott announced that Vermont has joined 15 states and the District of Columbia in signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that calls for 100% of all new medium- and heavy-duty vehicle sales to be zero emission vehicles by 2050.
Vermont’s GWSA legislation will go back to the Vermont House of Representatives for another look when lawmakers return in late August. Before they make it law, they should do the kind of cost-benefit analysis New Zealand did.
Again, I say that by passing such a radical bill, the Democrats and Progressives in Montpelier have demonstrated that they are perfectly willing to sacrifice our state’s economic integrity in exchange for the hypothetical of an unmeasurable and unprovable reduction in global greenhouse gas emission effects.
Six weeks from now the Global Warming Solutions Act will likely be on Gov. Phil Scott’s desk. There are five compelling reasons for him to veto it.
Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a 538-page climate plan Tuesday that is designed to eliminate the U.S. economy’s contributions to global warming.