Gov. Phil Scott at a press conference Thursday addressed the issue of a regional climate initiative, saying he would not support any form of a carbon tax.
“There comes a time you have to wean yourself off. When you’re paying out more than you are receiving. It’s not a good market approach,” Gov. Scott said. “It was a great incentive to jumpstart the renewable sector.”
Prominent Democrats, such as Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria-Ocasio Cortez, have stressed the idea that climate change may soon cause the world to end.
ExxonMobil’s attorney spared no expense in his closing arguments Thursday explaining why he believes New York’s attorney general’s climate lawsuit targeting the company is tantamount to a political hit job.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey retweeted links to a report signed by more than 11,000 scientists who argue that the population “must be stabilized — and, ideally, gradually reduced — within a framework that ensures social integrity.”
Following through with the Obama administration’s commitments would impose clear economic harm on the U.S. by driving energy prices higher — and that’s just a small part of the overall cost. Americans would pay more for food, health care, education, clothes, and more.
“That’s why I am announcing a new proposal designed to rapidly phase out gas-powered vehicles and replace them with zero-emission, or ‘clean,’ vehicles like electric cars,” Schumer wrote after suggesting scientists agree that climate change represents an imminent threat to the U.S.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a lawsuit Thursday targeting ExxonMobil for supposedly deceiving investors about the risks climate change poses to the company’s finances.
This week Meg interviews Ethan Allen Institute President Rob Roper about how to respond to radical environmentalism in Vermont, especially it relates to carbon taxes, plastic bag bans and global warming alarmism.
Attorney General T.J. Donovan’s decision to challenge a rollback of California’s greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards by the Trump administration has prompted a rebuke from Vermont activists.
On Monday night, members of the Vermont Climate Solutions Caucus met to discuss upcoming legislative efforts to push green energy policy on Vermont.