The Vermont Climate Solutions Caucus met Thursday to discuss transforming the state into a green-energy leader, but some ideas expressed at the meeting may find little support from the governor, based on his recent comments.
Back in WWII, many folks on the home front thumbtacked a world map to the wall and used pushpins to follow the advancing American forces. In the same spirit of trying to understand what the heck is going on, here’s a rundown on Vermont’s War on the internal combustion engine.
The Scott-endorsed rollback would return that money to non-producers through credits to monthly power bills over the next 10 years.
Opponents of new state legislation that would charge for plastic shopping bags in New Hampshire contend it will be a burden on consumers and retailers.
Gov. Phil Scott announced more than $1 million in state money for six organizations that have led in technological innovation when it comes to reducing phosphorus content in waste streams.
It’s generally harmless when politicians make extravagant promises about things they say they can make happen 30 years from now, when most of them will be dead. But let’s examine just what steps the nations of the world would have to take to achieve that global 2050 net-zero target.
The Coventry landfill on the state’s northern border has been in an ongoing conflict with environmentalists over the years, but now there’s finally some agreement with at least one of the dump’s main opponents.
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.