Alan Betts, a renowned climate scientist will discuss climate change in general and particularly in Vermont. He will encourage discussion and talk about what we all can do to slow the tide of change. Light refreshments served.
Many communities today are facing threats to health and safety from pipelines, compressor stations, fracking, and other fossil fuel infrastructure. These large scale projects led by powerful corporations can seem impossible to stop, but grassroots organizers and activists are developing powerful resistance strategies and collaborating across town and state borders to protect their communities. Join the New England Grassroots Environment Fund to learn from the community organizers who spearheaded efforts to block the Kinder Morgan Northeast Direct Pipeline in their communities and won! Kathryn Eiseman of Pipeline Awareness Network for the Northeast and Rosemary Wessel of No Fracked Gas in Mass. will share their stories and will discuss effective strategies that other communities can use in their own resistance campaigns. Click here to register!
On April 28, 2016, over 700 young people from all over VT converged on the statehouse for a day of music, learning, and legislator meetings, all aimed at expressing concern and support for legislative action on climate change. Plans are in the works to do it again, on April 12, this time with a target of 2,000 students
Burlington, VT – https://www.facebook.com/groups/marchforsciencevt/
Brattleboro,VT – https://www.facebook.com/events/249226995487530/
The 2017 Conference & Expo will be held April 25-27 at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington, VT. What started as “Heating the Northeast” in 2009 has now grown into the Northeast Biomass Heating Expo, with over 2,000 individual attendees and 400 businesses, agencies, and organizations represented.
Of particular interest is the FREE Biomass 101 Workshop on April 25th from 3:45 – 5:00pm followed by a “sneak-peak” reception on the expo floor.
Throughout the event speakers, panel discussions, presentations, educational sessions and additional opportunities for tours and workshops are available. The Northeast Biomass Heating Conference & Expo is an invaluable event for networking across industry, organizations, and government, while also building a comprehensive knowledge base of biomass thermal heating and seeing the vision for the future of the biomass thermal industry.