November 28, 2023

Vermont Climate Council (VCC)

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Vt. Climate Council Adjusts Course on TCI-P
Vermont’s climate action plan will not abandon the potential for state TCI-P participation entirely, despite the program’s uncertainty.
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Vermont Senator Says State Needs Formal Environmental Justice Policy
Vermont Sen. Kesha Ram Hinsdale first introduced an environmental justice bill in 2007, but the state hasn't codified an official policy on the issue yet.
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Vt. Explores Upstream, Lifecycle Emissions as Supplement to GHG Accounting
The Vermont Climate Council will issue a request for information on how to conduct upstream and lifecycle emissions analyses.
Vt. Climate Council Searches for Equitable Social Cost of Carbon
The Vermont Climate Council heard recommendations for following New York’s model on establishing a social cost of carbon for climate action plan analyses.
‘Carbon-better’ is OK for Vt. Heating Sector, Climate Council Member Says
Vermont Climate Council member Jared Duval says that heating for cannot only be about carbon-neutrality if it’s to be equitable.
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Expert Tells Vt. Climate Council to Spend More Time on Equity
Amy Laura Cahn of the Vermont Law School said the Vermont Climate Council should spend extra time on the equity component of the state's climate plan.

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