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40 Ideas to Advance Vermont’s Climate Economy

By Jenna Whitson, Community and Policy Senior Associate, Vermont Council on Rural Development 1) What are Vermont businesses doing today that make them leaders in the climate economy? 2) What are some ideas to promote business, economic development, and job…

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Staying Ahead of the Storm

By Elizabeth Gribkoff, ECO Americorps member with Watersheds United Vermont, and Marty Illick, Executive Director of the Lewis Creek Association One muggy Fourth of July in Burlington, while at a friend’s backyard barbecue, a huge rainstorm broke. As we frantically moved…

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Adapting to the Health Impacts of Climate Change

By Jared Ulmer, Climate Change Adaptation Program Coordinator at the Vermont Department of Health. Tropical Storm Irene provided an extremely potent example of how climate change will impact Vermont. Unfortunately, storm-related impacts are only one of many ways that climate…

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Vermont’s Climate Change Economy

By Jenna Whitson, Vermont Council on Rural Development Area businesses and nonprofits are increasingly involved with climate change – both its challenges and opportunities. Their creative solutions are becoming a growing part of our state’s economy, and our resilient future. You…

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