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gwc1 copyComing up—THIS Saturday, is the Vermont Global Warming Conference~

“What does it mean for Vermont?”Saturday, March 16
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Montpelier High School

Keynote Speaker:  Bill McKibben
Presented by Sen. Bernie Sanders
RSVP is requested, but not required. 
Phone: 1-800-339-9834
Here is a link for a map on where the conference is located.

 

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With the inauguration coming up, now is the time to act together to make sure President Obama knows we want to stop the tar sands pipeline from moving a down through the United States! We want the president and his NEW environmental cabinet to LISTEN to what  these scientists are saying, too!

 

…and we couldn’t agree more with the Burlington Free Press in their selection of Bill McKibben, 2012 VERMONTER of the year! 

Climate change is one of the most important challenges we currently face as a city and as a society. —Mayor McGinn

8194596382_19101863d4_zThis is excellent news!  Seattle Mayor orders the city to divest from fossil fuels!
Read the full story here.

 

 

 

Burlington, Vermont’s city council just passed a broad resolution opposing piping tar sands oil through the Northeast Kingdom!

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Read the full article here.