Vermont Interfaith Power and Light

A faith-based response to global climate change

Oct 18 2007 - 10:28am

By Cori Fugere Urban
Staff Reporter

ST. JOHNSBURY — Ron McGarvey has visited more than two-dozen churches in the past year, looking at windows and boilers and doors, trying to identify opportunities for energy efficiency improvements and ways to save on energy bills.

On Sept. 29 he did a walk-through energy assessment of St. John the Evangelist Church, rectory, and parish center here.

What he found was a parish already energy-conscious, and looking to conserve even more.

Sep 28 2007 - 12:18am

By Mark Pattison and Cori Fugere Urban
Catholic News Service

BURLINGTON — Interfaith Power & Light sounds like the name of a public utility, complete with monthly bills. But it’s not.

Interfaith Power & Light, active in 21 states and the District of Columbia, works at educating churches and their members about how to make a dent in global warming. It’s part of the organization’s way of caring for God’s creation, and the work is done on many fronts.

May 28 2007 - 12:14am

Addison County Independent

RIPTON/BURLINGTON — By the end of a five-day walk from Ripton to Burlington protesting political inaction on global warming, more than 1,000 people had joined the march. The event, which may have been the largest single demonstration in the nation on climate change, culminated in a two-hour rally in Burlington’s Battery Park on Labor Day.

Sep 5 2006 - 12:00am

Published: Tuesday, September 5, 2006

By Ashley Matthews
Burlington Free Press

SHELBURNE -- The new sidewalks on U.S. 7 got a workout Monday when more than 500 people walked from Shelburne to Burlington to put global warming in the political spotlight.

Jul 20 2006 - 12:00am

The United Nations has called for urgent and coordinated action on global climate change, calling it "the most important global challenge to humanity" and stating that "its adverse effects are already a reality in all parts of the world."

Each passing day seems to bring new reports connecting climate change to increased flooding and severe alteration of ecosystems...

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