Vermont : Explain Yourself

A photo in front of the Unitarian Universalist church in Burlington

By Gideon Commey I  entered Reagan National Airport like a cow in a china shop, guileless. The airport is small but so choked with travellers that I was literally dehydrated after the long check-in which was a mission indeed. But as soon as the aircraft kissed the tarmac, dancing on the Burlington runway, I was […]

Stop the Oil Trains!

Stop Oil Trains Week of Action, Burlington, VT 7-6-15 and Ticonderoga, NY 7-7-15 Blog post, photos and video (link at bottom of post) by Arthur Hynes  On July 6, the 2nd anniversary of the Lac Mégantic Disaster, a group from of us from 350VT gathered to commemorate the tragic event in which 47 people lost […]

Summer of Solidarity Week of Action


by Taylor Cook and Sarah Vukelich Many roadblocks on the path to justice share the same underlying systemic causes. A just future is a future free from racism, sexism, classism, environmental destruction, patriarchy, white supremacy, transphobia, ableism, heterosexism, and all other forms of oppression. Acknowledging the need for collaboration to address these systems and the […]

In the belly of the beast…

On Wednesday, May 27 in Dallas, Treasurer Beth Pearce spoke in support of a shareholder proposal at ExxonMobil’s annual shareholder meeting that called for the fossil fuel giant to limit its greenhouse gas emissions. During the meeting, ExxonMobil’s CEO Rex Tillerman mocked renewable energy and minimized the effects that climate change is already having on […]

Bring Your Green Message to Boston…By Bicycle!


You’re invited to join us on one of the Climate Rides! 350 Vermont is now a beneficiary and you can join one of these incredible bicycle rides or hikes to explore beautiful landscapes and have the time of your life, while supporting our work.   Right now, we’re recruiting members for our new Team 350VT Climate […]

Personal divestment an important action against climate change


Deborah Messing is a longtime volunteer with 350 Vermont, and was an integral part of the organizing team for the Personal Divestment Seminar. She believes in the financial and political power of Elder Vermonters, and is committed to organizing her community to stand up to fossil fuel companies by publicly divesting. I’m heartened that so […]

Carbon Risk Forum and Personal Divestment Seminar

Thanks for all who came out in support of our Carbon Risk Forum this past Tuesday! We are so grateful for all the support. Here is some video footage for those of you who were unable to attend: To view more: http://bobthegreenguy.com/carbon-risk-forum/ Don’t for get tomorrow, Saturday May 2nd is our Personal Divestment Seminar. You […]

High School Student Climate Activists Find Their Voices

The following blog post was written by Adin Buchanan, a senior at Twinfield Union High School, following 350VT’s legislative breakfast at the capitol in March. The divestment legislative breakfast at the State House on March 27 presented the opportunity for Vermont students and community members to engage with our representatives over coffee and muffins. Though many […]


Jenna Rice is an inspiring Vermont high schooler and founder of TakeAStepVT.org.  My name is Jenna Rice and I am writing to introduce you to a website I have built that I hope you will find useful and inspiring, but first I will tell you a little bit about myself. I am a 17 year-old Vermont […]