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As seen in the Times-Argus: https://www.timesargus.com/articles/answering-the-climate-challenge/
This week saw yet another disturbing climate change report in the news—this one authored by U.S. Government officials—highlighting the grave danger humanity faces from climate change. To answer the challenge, we will need leadership, entrepreneurship and creativity. That creativity is all around us in Vermont.
As seen in the Vermont Business Magazine
Montpelier, VT – Environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist and author Paul Hawken will be the keynote speaker at the Catalysts of the Climate Economy: National Innovation Summit, (cc:econ). The National Innovation Summit is a three-day event being held in Burlington, VT September 6-8. The Summit will bring together leaders from across the country who are working to build economic solutions to climate change.
By Ted Brady, as seen in the Bennington Banner: http://www.benningtonbanner.com/stories/pownals-opportunity-to-lead,514507
Rural economies across America are struggling to recover from the Great Recession, with economic progress stalling, populations declining, and families questioning whether their children have a future in their communities. I for one believe rural Vermont can serve as a model - where leaders, entrepreneurs, and families band together to define their communities.
As seen in the Bennington Banner: http://www.benningtonbanner.com/stories/pownal-program-not-something-to-...
Some Pownal residents are highly suspicious of the intent of the Vermont Council on Rural Development's Climate Economy Model Communities Program, which launched here in May as the first such initiative in the state.
As seen in vtdigger.org: https://vtdigger.org/2017/07/21/object-pownal-initiative-call-town-vote/
POWNAL — Vermont’s southwestern-most town in April became the first selected by a statewide program aimed at helping communities address the challenges of climate change.
But the designation of Pownal by the Vermont Council on Rural Development isn’t being welcomed by everyone in town, with some calling for a vote by local residents on whether to participate.