Hopes Dim For Passing Meaningful Climate Change Legislation

For the first time this legislative session, the full Vermont Senate will debate renewable energy on Tuesday. In Montpelier, though, some lawmakers’ hopes of passing meaningful climate change legislation that might reduce greenhouse gas emissions have already collided with the state’s fiscal reality.

Environmentalist To Vt. Lawmakers: Act Now On Climate

Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben addressed members of the legislature at the Statehouse Wednesday, urging them to pass legislation during this biennium that might combat climate change in Vermont – and elsewhere.