Press Releases

Archived Press Releases

April 11th, 2017 Saftey Concerns Presented to Governor Scott and Federal Pipeline Saftey Administration

March 6th, 2017 Legislative Climate Caucus Challenges Vermont Gas Pipeline

August 19, 2016 Vermont Families Share Stories from Recent Pennsylvania “Fracking Tour”

July 19, 2016 Executive Order Incentivizes Divestment,  Environmentally Responsible Business Practices

July 06, 2016 Vermonters Hold Vigil in Memory of Lac Mégantic Tragedy

May 26, 2016 Advocates Call for Investigation Into Exxon for Misleading the Public on Climate Change

June 16, 2016 Pipeline Opponents Shutdown Hearing

February 26, 2016  Vermont House Passes Resolution Urging State to Divest from Coal Companies and ExxonMobil

January 7, 2016  VERMONT GOV SHUM LIN CALLS ON PENSIONS TO DIVEST $4.02B PORTFOLIO FROM EXXON, COAL

November 17, 2015  Fossil Fuel Investments Cost the Vermont Pension Fund Millions

November 6, 2015   Local Climate Groups React to News White House Rejected Keystone XL

September 1, 2015 350Vermont Promotes Climate Action in America through Department of State Exchange

July 29, 2015 Vermonters Demand Coal Divestment, VPIC Maintains Fossil Fuel Investments

April 29, 2015 Panel of Experts at Carbon Risk Forum Agrees: Shareholder Advocacy Not Enough, Divestment the Way Forward on Climate Change and Carbon Liabilities

April 23, 2015 Panel of Experts to Discuss the Merits of Divestment at Personal Divestment Seminar

June 15, 2015 Divest Movement Continues as SunCommon 401k Divests and Invests in Clean Energy

Feb 15, 2015 Youth Urge Lawmakers to Divest Vermont Pension from Fossil Fuels

February 12, 2015 Youth Day of Climate Action for Global Divestment Day at Vermont Statehouse