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For the Community: Vermont may be the second least populated state in the US, but on climate change, Vermonters should keep a global perspective

The United States, alone in the world, will officially complete its exit from the Paris Agreement a little over a year from now, in November 2020. In the wake of the federal government’s retreat, a host of individual states formed … Continue reading

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Can Vermont’s Moose Population Take the Heat?

A friend of mine was walking along a secluded trail earlier this year when he came across a sad sight – a small, dead moose calf. The alarming part of this image was the moose’s apparent cause of death; the … Continue reading

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RGGI: An Experiment in Cap-and-Trade

The Kyoto Protocol entered into force in 2005 includes several parts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including a cap-and-trade mechanism aimed at developing a global market for reducing CO2 and other greenhouse gases (GHGs). Several countries, regions, and states have … Continue reading

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Why Strike? – The Global Climate Strike and Youth Climate Walkout

  “Our house is on fire – let’s act like it” Over the next two weeks, millions will walk out of their schools, out of their workplaces, and out of their day-to-day lives to join climate strikers across the world … Continue reading

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