Faith Climate Action Day

at the State House

Thursday, February 20, 2020 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

 

Photos from our day at the State House in Montpelier (a gallery of individual photos can be found below the slideshow)

A video of the Press Conference held at the State House on February 20, 2020.

Thanks to Ian Hitchcock for recording the event and posting it.

https://youtu.be/QvEiNvm2uK8

Talking Points

I am urging my legislators to support the full Climate Solutions Caucus platform in order to ensure that Vermont remains resilient and financially secure in the face of the climate crisis.

2020 Climate Platform Overview:

  • The Global Warming Solutions Act will turn our climate goals into law with binding requirements, aiming to make Vermont net zero by 2050.

 

  • Instituting a 100% Renewable Energy Standard by 2030 will put us on track to power Vermont with entirely clean electricity sooner than any other state in the country.

 

  • Modernizing our energy efficiency utilities, like Efficiency Vermont, to focus their work on reducing climate pollution, and developing our clean energy workforce to grow jobs and our economy while improving building efficiency and saving Vermonters money.

 

  • Participating in the Transportation and Climate Initiative will provide Vermont with millions in new revenue to put towards efforts to transition off of fossil fuels, particularly for low-income and rural Vermonters.

Meetings with your legislators will be arranged when you RSVP. Please contact Liam O'Sullivan at losullivan@vpirg.org  if you schedule your appointment in advance.